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New Beer Recipe Development Course Created by the Institute of Brewing & Distilling is Available Now


The IBD has launched a short course aimed at brewers on a path of continuing professional development and those who just want to become better brewers!
1st February 2023 The Institute of Brewing & Distilling (IBD), the most widely recognised learning provider of technical education in the brewing industry worldwide has launched its first technical self-assessed and on-demand short course – Beer Recipe Development. The course provides essential knowledge for recipe development for experienced commercial brewers with a sound understanding of the basics of brewing, and it will also benefit more serious home brewers.

The course includes expert advice and guidance from brewers who have developed some of the world’s most iconic beer brands:

Jean-Marie Rock – Former Brewmaster, Brasserie Orval
James Conery – Manager of Innovation Sierra Nevada Brewing
Georgina Young – Brewing Director, St Austell Brewing Group
Charles Nouwen – Beer and Brewing Consultant and former Global Head of Beer Passion, Ab InBev
Professor Charles Bamforth – Distinguished Professor Emeritus, University of Cali-fornia
John Keeling – Former Brewing Director, Fuller’s Brewery

The course features text, videos, animations, along with quizzes and games that give brewers the opportunity to check their understanding of each section and to extend their learning. The progress is assessed as the course proceeds and learners receive a Certificate of Completion at the end. There is also a downloadable PDF with technical information and important recipe calculations and equations.

“Short courses are an excellent way to increase your knowledge on a specific topic. A quick Google search will uncover short courses on almost any topic you can think of which illus-trates how convenient they are. Our first short course is the one we have had the most re-quests for over the years, beer recipe development. It is available on-demand and is based on established science and best practice so if you want to master recipe development, we have the course for you!”, said Tracy Adie, IBD Head of Education and Professional Development.

“This short technical course shows our ambition to educate industry professionals at all lev-els with more interactive and flexible content responding to businesses requirements and the way new generations are learning. We are also following our charitable mission to provide an exceptional course at an affordable price, in this case just £90, to ensure that anyone in the industry who would need it, can take it. Our courses prove also our commitment to work to-ward creating the continuing professional development content to better serve the industry”, said Douglas Murray, IBD Interim Chief Executive Officer.

About the IBD
The Institute of Brewing & Distilling was originally established as The Laboratory Club in 1886. From inception, its mission has been to provide excellence in technical education for professional brewers and distillers and associated suppliers in their pursuit of perfection.
With four levels of globally recognised qualifications, the IBD caters for all types of professionals with a passion for brewing and distilling.
Over 100,000 industry professionals have received their technical education with us. The IBD is a global institution with more than 3,000 members across 90 countries. Every year, around 4,000 professionals take our qualifications providing transformational outcomes both for individuals and their businesses.

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