Brewing Technology

Course Coordinator

ECTS points:
4

Program:
preddiplomski

Course number:
53710; 39779

Course Description

COURSE CONTENT

  1. Raw materials and wort production for standard beers
  2. Wort lautering, boiling and clarification processes
  3. Yeast propagation processes for beer production
  4. Techniques for wort fermentation and beer maceration
  5. Beer clarification and packaging
  6. Modern processes for standard and special beer types production
  7. Monitoring and control of beer production and systems for recycling and managing of by-products and waste materials from beer production
  8. Processes for cleaning and disinfection of equipment and plant for beer production

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • compose grist and calculate the quantity of raw materials for beer production
  • establish and manage the wort production from malt, adjuncts and sugar syrups
  • establish and manage the wort boiling and clarification processes as well as wort inoculation by yeast
  • establish and manage the process of yeast propagation (anaerobic and aerobic) for beer production
  • establish and manage the wort fermentation and beer maturation processes in different fermenter types
  • establish and manage beer clarification and packaging in different packages (bottles, cans and kegs)
  • establish and manage the high gravity brewing process as well as special beer production processes
  • design and manage monitoring and control systems for beer production lines and beer quality
  • design and manage systems for cleaning and disinfection of equipment and plant for beer production
  • establish and manage systems for recycling and managing of by-products and waste materials from beer production

To enrol in this course, the following courses must be completed (undergraduate studies):

  • Biotechnology 2
  • Biochemistry 1
  • Biochemistry 2
  • Microbiology
  • Transport Phenomena
  • Unit Operations