BrewLab aims to provide quality control to the fermentation industry. Taste, flavor, and aroma analysis are as important as beer statistics. Sensory classes are available for anyone who wants to educate consumers and keep beer drinkers informed on beer quality.
Beer classes can be purchased by a private party, tap houses, filling stations, or commercial breweries.
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Available Classes and Descriptions
Taste vs. Flavor
Taste, flavor, and aroma are all completely different experiences. Learn to distinguish between taste and flavor using your trigeminal nerve. This incredibly fun class is available for all ages or for ages 21 and older. You will be mostly eating, with some light drinking.
The History of Yeast and Fermentation
Brewing beer has been around since the early stages of civilization, and yet yeast was only discovered in 1857. Since then, science has taken extreme leaps in yeast knowledge. This course offers a look into the history of Saccharomyces cerevisiae, lagers vs ales, and how classic fermentation is changing in a technological brewing culture. This class is mostly in presentation format with small beer tastings.
How to Properly Taste a Beer
There’s drinking a beer, and then there’s tasting a beer. This course provides information on the sensation of tasting, the correct method of beer tasting, and then walks participants through four different beers with an easy to use flavor wheel. This class is mostly drinking.
Beer Ingredients and Importance
Water, malt, hops, and yeast. This course looks into the scientific impact and importance of each beer ingredient, what poor quality ingredients can do to a beer, and what strange ingredients are now being used. This class is in presentation format with spaced out beer tastings.
Sensory panels are used to describe the taste, aroma, flavor, and mouthfeel of a beer. Learn how to use the BrewLab Beer Profile flavor wheel and get a few copies for free! Taste and map four different beers, then see how 10 maps define the flavor of a single beer. Taste within a brewery or within a style. This class is only drinking, have a driver. Computer access is ideal, but not required.
Class Options: Style panel, Brewery panel