FOR ENTREPRENEURS

Craft Brewery Startup Workshop: The Business of Beer

Eugene, Oregon | Saturday - Wednesday, February 24 - 28, 2018

Bring your vision of starting a craft brewery or brewpub to reality. This 'beer school' will take you beyond brewing to give you the skills and knowledge needed to start your own successful business. Learn how to start a brewery with our Craft Brewery Startup Workshop.

Craft Cidery Startup Workshop

Portland, Oregon | Saturday - Wednesday, June 10 - 14, 2018

Make your move into the rapidly expanding craft cider scene. Learn more about the Craft Cidery Startup Workshop.

Communicating the Craft: Craft Beer Marketing

Online | April 9, 2018 - May 18, 2018

Take command of your brand and learn how to communicate with your customers. By the end of five weeks, you'll be able to write wine descriptions, beer and cider labels, strategic social media posts and more. Your writing will work towards enticing your customers to try your brand over your competition.

FOR INDUSTRY PROS, BEER AND CIDER LOVERS, HOMEBREWERS AND CIDER MAKERS

Beer Quality and Analysis Series

Online | May 15 - June 18, 2018

On-site in Corvallis, Oregon | June 18 - 22, 2018

Taught by OSU Fermentation Science experts, this course will introduce you to the fundamentals of cider making, as well as the various styles of cider and the history and traditions behind the modern cider industry. Spend five days learning the fundamental techniques of cider making in Oregon State University’s pilot brewery in the heart of the Willamette Valley. The course involves hands-on, practical lab work, lectures and cider tasting.

Origins of Beer Flavors and Styles 

Portland, Oregon | Saturday & Sunday, March 16 - 17, 2018

Our Origins of Beer Flavors and Styles workshop is an experiential sensory course that will guide you through the brewing process from raw materials to finished beer. Through hands-on instruction you will learn how to deconstruct beer flavor and aroma. Discover more about beer flavors from Oregon State's renowned experts.

Cider and Perry Production - A Foundation

Corvallis, Oregon | March 19 – 23, 2018

Corvallis, Oregon | July 23 – 27, 2018

Taught by OSU Fermentation Science experts, this course will introduce you to the fundamentals of cider making, as well as the various styles of cider and the history and traditions behind the modern cider industry. Spend five days learning the fundamental techniques of cider making in Oregon State University’s pilot brewery in the heart of the Willamette Valley. The course involves hands-on, practical lab work, lectures and cider tasting.

FOR WINE ENTHUSIASTS AND CONNOISSEURS

Sensory Evaluation of Wine

Corvallis, Oregon | May 8, 10, 15 & 17, 2018 (6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.)

Study the different components of wine appearance, aroma, flavor, taste and mouthfeel. Participate in tastings of wine and explore the origins of desirable and undesirable flavors of wine and the stylistic contributions of winemaking techniques. Learn more about our Introduction to Sensory Evaluation of Wine course.

FOR DISTILLING PROFESSIONALS AND ENTHUSIASTS

Introduction to Distilled Spirits

Corvallis, Oregon | Saturday, March 10-11, 2018

Our Introduction to Distilled Spirits course gives you foundational knowledge on distilled spirits and the multiple ways we perceive their color and flavor. This course will help you understand the diversity of the global spirits industry and appreciate the variety that exists. You will also gain important insight into how craft distillers are reshaping the industry.

Distillery Startup Workshop

Corvallis, Oregon | Monday - Thursday, June 18 - 21, 2018

The production of distilled spirits is a diverse, mature industry, and today the industry is changing fast as new distilleries come online. In this four-day class we will take you through the relevant practical aspects of building your own distillery operation.

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