Mastering Beer Brewing (make great beer from home)

Mastering Beer Brewing (make great beer from home)
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Learn the art of brewing beer at home and gain in depth knowledge of the process. Home brewing has exploded in popularity in recent years, perhaps in response to the slow food movement, and is a very engaging hobby, as well as a great way to save money. In this course you will learn the entire process of brewing from sanitation and equipment right through to how to bottle or keg the finished result. This is a self-paced course and the videos are designed in a way to make it easier for you to understand and implement what you have learned. By the end of this course you will have learnt enough to understand the finer points of crafting a tasty brew and you’ll have the confidence to improvise on your own.

We use only the world’s finest instructors who have a minimum of 15 years real world experience and are experts in their fields. Unlike a live class you can fast-forward, repeat or rewind your lectures, enabling you to fully understand each topic before moving on. This creates a personal learning experience and gives you all the benefits of hands on training with the flexibility of fitting it in around your busy schedule.


This course takes an in depth look at beer brewing techniques, ingredients, recipes, history and practical skills. Our course features instructor-led demonstrations and visual presentations that allow students to develop their skills step-by-step.

Focus areas include:

  • Introduction to brewing - Learn the basic of brewing, starting with sanitation, equipment and the ingredients necessary to make your own delicious beer. Watch a brewing demonstration that covers the whole process – extract, malts, hops, water, chemistry, styles and much more.
  • Partial mash brewing: making an IPA - Learn how to make this classic beer with focus on grain conversion, yeast types and hop varieties. Learn the history of IPA and explore malting and kilning varieties.
  • All grain brewing: making an Imperial Stout - Learn how to make a tasty stout from start to finish. This module will look at equipment set up, mashing, recipe formulation, basic water chemistry, ageing, lagering options and temperature controls.
  • Advanced knowledge - The final module will take your knowledge beyond the basics. Explore advanced equipment, legality know how, packaging and demonstrations of bottling and kegging.


By taking this course you will learn all the skills you need to brew your own beer at home and gain a thorough understanding of ingredients, techniques, recipes and processes. Course benefits include:

  • The knowledge necessary to brew your own beer at home
  • The confidence to improvise and create your own beers
  • Professional instruction from industry experts
  • Learn at your own pace and fully understand each module
  • Save money that you would normally spend in a bar or shop

Beer brewing isn’t just a hobby – it’s a way of life. Buy this course now and start creating your own delicious beverages.

Introduction to extract brewing: Blonde Ale w/ dry yeast
  • Sanitation
  • Equipment
  • Ingredients
  • Brewing demonstration, explanation of the entire process (extract, malt, hops, water, chemistry, styles, etc.)

Discussion of the overlying process of wort production, malt extract, hops and the varieties, water, SRM, IBU, BJCP guidelines. The overall history of beer and impact on the world.

Partial mash Brewing: IPA w/ liquid yeast
  • Grain conversion
  • Yeast types
  • Hop varieties

History of IPAs, hops used traditionally and currently to date. Discussion on malt, malting and kilning process and varieties.

Partial mash brewing cont.

  • Grain conversion
  • Yeast propagation
  • Hop utilization
All-grain brewing: Imperial Stout w/ combo liquid and dry yeast
  • Equipment set-up
  • Mashing/sparge/vorlauft
  • History
  • Recipe formulation
  • Basic water chemistry
  • Packaging options, ageing, barrels, corni kegs, etc. Lagering options, temperature control.
Advanced equipment, legality know how, packaging, demo of bottling and kegging.
Course Code
Online Course
Course Access
1 Year
Exams Included
1 gigahertz (GHz)
1 GB
Operating Systems
Windows 7
Windows 8
Windows 10
Internet Explorer 8 or above
Google Chrome
Safari 6 or above
Mozilla Firefox
Windows, Mac, iPhone, iPad, Android