Grain, Water, and Hops: The Basics of Beer (St. Helena, CA)

With the upsurge of craft breweries in America has come a newfound respect for the “working man’s drink.” Artisan beer is a complex beverage that, much like wine, may be evaluated in terms of color, aroma, mouthfeel, and finish. In this introduction to beer, we’ll explore a selection of beer types, from lighter tasting to heavier, “hoppier” varieties. We’ll also discuss how beer is made, sample a range of domestic and imported brews, learn beer tasting techniques, and gain an appreciation of beer and food pairing.


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Term: FY18
Schedule Number: 12785
Instructor(s): Staff
Location: St. Helena, CA
Dates: July 1, 2017 (Sat., 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.)
Seats Remaining: 36
Units: Non-Credit
Contact Hours: 0.0 Contact Hours
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Tuition$75.00