Midwest Craft Brewers Learning Series - Spring 2020
Don't miss this learning opportunity at THE LAB!
Experiment and learn in a hands-on environment about what effects the quality of your beer and how to correct off-flavors.
Get first hand instruction from Terese Barta, Ph.D., Professor of Microbiology at UW-Stevens Point.
March 16th & 17th , 2020
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
767 Eustis Street, Suite 115
St. Paul, MN 55114
$250 for one day attendance
Build your knowledge and save $100 for a second day!
$400 for attending two days
Lunch is included.
Plan for day 1:
Introduction to beer spoilers (lecture)
SOPs of lab work; introduce aseptic techniques; handwashing
Aseptic collection of beer samples from fermenters—can we sample from one of your brewery’s fermenters?
Sampling from packaged products (hands on)
Media used for testing
Testing methods in afternoon (hands on)
Day 2 (Microscope workshop):
Introduction to the microscope
Hands-on simple staining/observing yeast and bacteria in the scope
Differential staining: Gram stain
Yeast counting: use of the hemacytometer