Brew University 2020 Series

Please view the first classes of this series:

MARC has teamed up with some of Baltimore’s most accomplished beer aficionados, judges, and brewers to offer a six-week exploration of beer styles. Sign up for single classes or the whole series.

Location: The Baltimore County Ag Center and Farm Park (1114 Shawan Rd. Cockeysville, MD – 21030)

Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Cost: $25/class

Class 1 – February 20  Introduction to Beer Styles and Evaluation (Jamie and Paul)
Class 2 – March 5 All About Mead: Styles, Tasting and Homebrewing Demonstration (Jamie and Paul)
Class 3 – March 26 Introduction to Belgian Beer Styles (Jamie and Paul)
Class 4 – TBD Brewing Your Own Beer – From Extract to All-grain (Joe O’Keefe)

Class 1 (February 20th) – Introduction to Beer Styles and Evaluation 

Avid beer travelers Paul and Jamie Langlie have 25 years of experience as homebrewers, beer judges, and beer educators. They are long-time active members of Brewers United for Real Potables (BURP) homebrew club. In 2019, the Free State Homebrew Club Guild honored them with a Team Spirit Award for long-time service to the Maryland Homebrewing Community.

This class will cover:

  • Beer Evaluation Criteria
  • Introduction to Beer Styles and Categories
  • Beer Ingredients:
    • Grain
    • Hops
    • Yeast
    • Water
  • Brewing Process and How It Affects Flavors
  • Sampling 6 Special Microbrews
  • Bonus Beer Travel Tips
  • Fun!

Class 2 (March 5th) – Mead Workshop

This class will cover:

  • Mead Evaluation Criteria
  • Introduction to Mead Styles and Categories
  • Mead Ingredients
  • Meadmaking Process and Demonstration
  • Sampling
  • Bonus Beekeeping & Travel Tips

Class 3 (March 26th) Introduction to Belgian Beer Styles

This class will cover:

  • Beer Evaluation Criteria
  • History of Belgian Beer
  • Belgian Beer Ingredients
  • Belgian Beer Styles and Categories
  • Sampling 5 Representative Belgian Beers
  • Beer Places to Visit in Belgium

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