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KPU Brew — Beer Enthusiast Level 1 Prud’homme Certification

KPU Brew — Beer Enthusiast Level 1 Prud’homme Certification

When:
August 19, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – August 28, 2019 @ 9:00 pm
2019-08-19T18:00:00-07:00
2019-08-28T21:00:00-07:00
Where:
KPU Civic Plaza Campus
13485 Central Ave
Surrey, BC V3T 4B8
Canada
Cost:
$350 + GST
Contact:

Take your passion for craft beer to the next level — get your Prud’homme Beer Enthusiast Level 1 beer certification at KPU this summer.

This introductory course in beer education and tasting is designed for people interested in furthering their knowledge and interest in craft beer. You’ll learn about brewing ingredients and processes, tasting concepts, pouring and serving concepts, and food and beer pairings. After successfully completing this short course, you will receive a Prud’homme certificate.

This course is perfect for:
– beer enthusiasts
– bartenders
– waiters/servers
– cooks/chefs/foodies
– brewery tour guides/tap room hosts
– beer sales reps
– liquor store salespeople
– anyone interested in learning more about craft beer and food and beer pairings

Mon + Wed | Aug. 19, 21, 26 + 28, 2019
6:00-9:00 pm
KPU Civic Plaza | Surrey
$350 (+ GST)
Registration: kpu.ca/cps/brew
Steps from Surrey Central Skytrain station

Learning Outcomes:
Demonstrate a clear understanding of brewing ingredients
• Explain the characteristics provided by malt
• Explain the attributes that hops bring to beer
• Describe the potential benefits of using adjuncts

Illustrate a basic knowledge of brewing
• Describe the various stages in brewing in layman’s terms
• Compare and contrast two major brewing styles (ales and lagers)
• Discuss and record the various tasting components of a variety of beer styles

Integrate ingredient characteristics and beer flavours into the concepts of beer and food pairing
• Differentiate between Cut, Complement and Contrast pairing theories
• Record your personal observations of a variety of beer and food pairings

Recognize the need for quality draught beer
• Identify the issues contributing to poor quality draught beer
• Describe the troubleshooting sequences and list the three areas of concern in draught quality
• Observe common mistakes in pouring and serving draught beer and identify the benefits of pouring with foam

COURSE CONTENT
Class 1 — Brewing Concepts
• Brewing ingredients
• Brewing processes
• Tasting concepts (basic sensory training)
• Beer categorization/styles
• Ale tasting
Class 2 — Beer History
• History of beer styles
• Glassware culture/concepts
• Glassware handling and storage
• Lager tasting
Class 3 — Draught Beer Quality
• Draught system basics
• Troubleshooting concepts
• Pouring and serving concepts
• Wheat beer tasting
Class 4 — Beer and Food
• Pairing concepts
• Cooking with beer concepts
• Belgian beer tasting
• Final exam
• Food and beer tasting

Mon + Wed | Aug. 19, 21, 26 + 28, 2019
6:00-9:00 pm
KPU Civic Plaza | Surrey
$350 (+ GST)
Registration: kpu.ca/cps/brew
Steps from Surrey Central Skytrain station

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