This introductory course focuses on fermentation science through the eyes of a beverage maker, the importance of yeast in the beverage-making process, and how it creates the flavor and form are explored. Participants will learn the fundamental principles of biology and culture of the grapevine, harvest and winemaking process. The raw ingredients associated with the brewing and distilling process are introduced. This course is designed for participants interested in the Fermentation Management and for the beginning brewer, winemaker or spirits enthusiast.
Number of Units: 2.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours
Who Should Attend: The course provides continuing education for participants who would like a career in the fermentation industry as well as participants who are interested in knowing more about the processes on a personal or home level. This course is designed for participants interested in Fermentation Management and for the beginning brewer, winemaker or spirits enthusiast.
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