Sydney (Newcastle) Half Day Beer Brewing Course

What to Bring

  • Pad and pen
  • a sample of homebrew to taste test (optional)

What to Wear

  • Casual

Appropriate For

  • 18 years and over

Sydney (Newcastle) Half Day Beer Brewing Course

About This Class

Class Schedule

  • 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM

What You Will Learn

  • Design you very own home brewing system
  • Learn the basics of grain brewing at home
  • Visit a working Nano Brewery

What You Get

  • How to improve your beer in a nutshell
  • Full Course notes
  • Taste some beer as we assess them -Bring your own home brewed beers if you like
  • Lunch tea/Coffee provided
  • Lead into 4 day Masterbrew course


Do you want to know how to make good beer at home?

See how it feels to make great beer at home that your fiends and family will enjoy and comment on your skills.

Learn the basics to making all grain beer and see how your understanding improves in this introductory half day brewing course. This course is a prelude to the popular and enlightening 4 day Masterbrew course.

By doing this course you will improve your knowledge in 4 ways;

  • understand the brewing process in its entirety
  • give you confidence to brew at home and know what you are doing
  • teach you about the home brewing systems you can build
  • understand  some of the tasting terms used and how to identify faults in your beer and what to do about them

The 8 steps to brewing will be revealed;

You will learn;

  • the overview of the entire grain brewing process. A better understanding of this will allow you to target the result you want
  • how malts, hops, yeast and water and affect flavour
  • how to clean and sanitise your equipment. Do this right and you will have established a foundation to brewing great beer
  • learn how to build your own Home brewing system (depending on your budget and goals)
    • Learn the pros and cons of gravity, HERMS, RIMS and BIAB systems
  • Learn about identifying some of the beer faults and how to conduct a tasting
  • How to bottle your beer correctly

Fast Track your progress and see your brewing taken to another level in a short time

By doing this 1/2 day course it will give you a basic start to all-grain brewing but if you can't wait to get it all from a Masterbrewer then immediately follow up with the 4 day Masterbrew course and expand your learning and blow your mind with an incredible amount of knowledge and practise. 

This is suitable for those wanting to take their homebrewing seriously and shorten their learning curve by at least 12 months. It is also suitable for those wanting to enter the microbrewing scene, those serving beer at a bar and retail staff who want to walk the talk.

Remember, it took the facilitator many decades to get you this knowledge and you will have it all in condensed form in the 4 day course.

So you can book for the Masterbrew Silver Package and select 1 (no. of students), and recieve all the benifits from this package. This is only available if you book both courses (Essentials and Masterbrew) together, following each other.It cannot be split up into 2 different times.

A recommended accommadtion house is Pippi's at the Point (02) 4958 1022 .
If you would like to share a room with another student then you can share the cost. Just mention you would like to do so.
It is about a 10-15 minute walk to the brewing course venue.

GIFT  Vouchers: After purchasing this ticket please redeem voucher before attendance so we will be notified of your participation or you may miss out on a seat!

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