Culinary Arts (CUL) Courses

CUL4460 Advanced Brewing Theory and Analysis

This course allows students to explore brewing theory in depth, as preparation for a career in craft brewing and beer judging. Students explore topics such as malting science, water chemistry, hop growing technology and yeast microbiology as they relate to the art of craft brewing. Students describe variations in classic and contemporary beer styles in detail, with a special emphasis on ingredient and process variables as they relate to flavor and style accuracy. Advanced sensory analysis skills and critical thinking through case studies are developed throughout the class. This course prepares students to take the Beer Judge Certification Program Entrance Exam to become a BJCP Provisional Judge.
Prerequisite(s): CUL3092 (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, Online, Providence, Providence CE
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours