11-month Master Brewer Program, Nights & weekends
Drop Ins Welcome!
“The course will harder than you expect but will build the foundation of what you need to know to run a brewery.”
- Henry Camejo
This is MBA's most comprehensive program, covering all aspects of brewing science, brewing technology, and advanced topics such as building a quality lab, and the business of brewing. All classes take place in full production breweries, and the topics are taught by local expert brewers / cellar persons & brewery owners. If you have a passion for brewing and are ready to take your knowledge to the next level - this program is for you!
4-Day Intensives on Rotating Brewing Topics
Guatemala, Peru & more
"It was a really complete workshop, with great activities. But I think what I like the most was to work with a partner and find a solution to a real problem."
- Chris Ufer
The workshops are designed for those of you interested in rounding out your already deep knowledge of brewing / cellaring. Topics to include yeast management, advanced cellaring & opening your own brewery, and we're happy to design new programs as the needs arise.
Full-Time Short Course
"Don't think about it, Just take it. it’s worth it."
- Rodrigo Longo
The Short Course packs in Brewing Science, Brewing Technology and other aspects of running a brewery - ie: operating a lab, and having a wild program. in just over 85 hours of class time, You will receive instruction in the form of lectures from local brewers, hands-on practice on brewing equipment ranging from 3-30 BBLs, and we will even brew a 15 BBL batch as a class.
Next Course: Aug 22 - Sept 2
A week-long adventure in Germany & The Czech Republic
"If you want to learn more about beer and the craft beer industry, this is a great opportunity."
- Thomas Nottebohm
Join MBA staff and alumni on a beer enthusiasts trip of a lifetime. Starting in Bamberg (malt) then Zatec (hops), we then head north to Berlin (yeast) and Hamburg (water); we will visit malt houses, hop farms, and of course breweries and learn from some of the best in the world. Save the date & renew your passport, our next trip will be August 1-9, 2020!
Free Webinar Series
Last year, MBA hosted 4 free live webinars. Each webinar covered topics you can use immediately in your brewery. We used pictures, videos, and live Q&A time to ensure your understanding of each topic.
Yeast Counting / Viability
Monitoring fermentation / QA
Basic Micro Testing - HLP
Contact us if you want to catch replays