N.B. (This course is recommended for those with a good grasp of the fundamentals of brewing at home.
If you have not brewed before it is recommended that you also complete the one day Essentials course first)
Following last year's successful inaugural course with Hop Harvest tour included, in the Victorian Highlands, we are excited to offer this course again.
It is held in the beautiful town of Bright on the Victorian highlands. it is noted for it's incredible Autumn Festival with all the colours you would see on a holiday broucher. Picture Perfect! Accommodation can be found on Airbnb or Dickens real estate. We also have limited accommodation at our new country home at very reasonable rates. Please ask us for more details.
Bright is just over a hours drive from Albury, NSW or 3.5 hrs from Melbourne.
Learn about the 8 secrets to making great, consistent beer.
This course will turn you from an ordinary brewer to an exceptional one, even if you have been brewing for some time. Dispel the 13 myths that abound in homebrewing and learn how to put all the pieces together to get the right brewing outcome.
By doing this course you will gain the 4 steps to becoming competent in brewing great beer by;
- becoming confident in brewing at home and taking the next step to becoming a microbrewer
- having one of those rare Ah Ha moments where the penny drops and understanding the jigsaw of brewing
- appreciating the real effect of what and how to store and use raw materials properly
- understanding why a well designed brewery is soooo.. important
The 4 day courses covers 14 major areas in brewing;
- Malts, Hops, yeast, and water. How they can affect flavour
- How to choose your yeast, and the flavours they impart
- The design of different styles of beer (actual calculation of a recipe from scratch)
- The right conditions of mashing. Do we need to know why?
- Ale brewing versus lager brewing
- Practical brewing using a modern microbrewing plant (500L).
- Why filter beer and we show you how (Demonstration)
- Fermentation principles and variuos problems that can arise
- Filtration and "stabilisation" of beer
- Carbonation and Kegging (Demonstration)
- Analyses of beer- why bother?
- Bottling of beer (demonstration)
- Learn how to taste beer and find faults and how to rectify them
- Learn why most homebrewers don't have what it takes to be successful in Craft brewing but how you can be.
Silver Lining VIP group enrollment (for 2 or more students ONLY)
each student receives the following bonuses;
- Entitlement to 5% discount for each person for setting up group booking
- free 1/2 hour brewer advice on homebrewing/microbrewing ($100)
Could you take a moment to reflect and think about why you want to do this course?In your brewing what are your main problems or concerns? What are you trying to accomplish? What is your level of knowledge or experience about brewing you have?Once you have written them down then, if you wish, send the answers to me and I will endeavor to make sure you get a solid reply to them. In any case, bring them with you to the course and we will discuss them there. Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
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!
- The jigsaw of brewing great beer revealed & Dispel the 13 myths of brewing beer
- Special Tour of Hop Fields in Victoria- see how it is harvested and processed
- We're about making consistent beer. Learn the 8 secrets to making it from malt grain
- Certificate of Completion
- Free entry to Bright Brewery tour
- Free entry to Hop Products Australia hop harvest Farm
- Course notes included.
- Do you have a WeTeachMe coupon? IMPORTANT: When booking, please only select "Normal" ticket to redeem your exclusive discount. Code is INVALID on all other ticket types.
- Pen and pad
- covered leather footwear for brewday and rubber boots for hop field tour
- one bottle of homebrew for free assessment (optional)
Casual. Rubber boots for Hop Harvest farm tour
18 years and older, some home brewing experience or completed Essentials course
Vendor since 2013
Costanzo Brewing Consultants’ (CBC) mission is to assist micro brewers and home brewers to improve their skills and knowledge, and, by using good brewing practices, brew quality beers on a consistent basis. Its main mission is to impart accurate knowledge, and assist transition to all grain brewing for the novice microbrewer. In essence, the growth of the micro-brewing industry depends on the passion of home brewers some of whom ultimately move into the commercial scene. It is the mission, therefore, of CBC to assist with this transition which ultimately results in a vibrant and growing industry.
So in order to produce better beer you will need to consider better brewing techniques. We provide knowledge by providing home brewing courses, sourcing of appropriate equipment,analytical expertise, training of brewers and troubleshooting services.
To assist producing great beer Costanzo Brewing Consultants has sourced cost effective, high quality brewery and micro brewery equipment including brewhouse, cellar tanks and fermenters, laboratory and ancillary equipment. We also help develop beer recipes and set up brewing laborotories and even liase with contract brewers.
So catch the current wave of growth in the craft brewing industry and learn how you can be part of it.
Live the dream!
No refunds or part thereof are available for non-attendance or cancellation of any of the classes.
However, in the event that a student has legitimate reason to discontinue the course (medical, family emergency etc.) the student needs to provide appropriate certification, and agreement reached between CBC and the student on an appropriate refund. Full refunds are not available and a maximum of 50% refund may be applicable.
No refunds or part thereof are available for non-attendance of any of the classes.
However, in the event that a student has legitimate reason to discontinue the course (medical, family emergency etc.) the student needs to provide appropriate certification, and agreement reached between CBC and the student on an appropriate refund. Full refunds are not available.
There is no assessment for short courses and no prior knowledge requirement to enrol. It is, however, recommended that you have had some prior exposure to home brewing of some sort.
Every reasonable effort will be made to make the course sites safe, emergency procedures provided and safety procedures explained at commencement of the course. No responsibility for accidents or injury will be taken by CBC or the venue operators.
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