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Brewing, Distillation and Fermentation – Brewing Equipment, Packaging & Maintenance

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Start your career in the craft beer industry today
Apply for in-demand jobs in just 5 semesters

Why Brewing? 

 Brewing is an excellent field for individuals seeking a challenging career in a rapidly growing industry.

A Brewing certificate or degree from BRCC will prepare you for jobs in the rapidly growing craft brewing industry.

We will provide you with the technical skills needed to brew, distill and ferment various products, including beverages.


 

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About the Program

We know brewing. After you attend our brewing program, you will too. Course work in brewing, distillation and fermentation includes production, operations, safety and sanitation, and associated process technologies. Related coursework is offered in safety and sanitation, applied craft beverage microbiology, agriculture, marketing, and management. Students will get hands-on experience in a state-of-the-art brewing lab located in the Spearman Building. This lab includes a 3BBL brewery as well as several 1/2-barrel systems, a semi-automated canning machine, and lab equipment for quality control analysis and microbiology.

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Our Graduates

Graduates of this program will be qualified for employment opportunities in the brewing, distillation and fermentation industry. Students may be eligible to sit for the professional Institute of Brewing & Distilling (IBD) certification exams, which correspond to the program of study.

 

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Faculty Contact

Gabe Mixon
Phone (828) 694-1674
g_mixon@blueridge.edu

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