Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   Wort Production

 Title Abbreviation:   WORT PRODUCTION

 Department:    BRW

 Course #:    107

 Credits:    3

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    3

 CIP:    011001

 EPC:    131

 REV:    2018

 Course Description  

Provides training in the technology/science of wort creation and the brewing skills required to create the final product. Covers each critical factor in wort production from barley choices to mashing, sparging, wort boiling and cooling. Topics include barley, malt, hops, water analysis, brewing adjuncts, milling & mashing, sensory evaluation and how each aspect of the production process impacts the final product. Industry tours to observe the production process are included.



Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 33

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory Required for certificate  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Describe the wort production process.
  2. Evaluate wort production through sensory evaluation.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

0. Application and Integration

Definition: Applying information from one or more disciplines and/or field experiences in new contexts (Outcome 0.1); developing integrated approaches or responses to personal, academic, professional, and social issues (Outcomes 0.2-0.5).

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
0.5 Analyze and reflect upon insights gained from integrating multiple perspectives in a purposeful project or experience.

1. Information Literacy

Definition: Recognizing when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
1.2 Access the needed information effectively, efficiently, ethically, and legally.

Course Contents

  1. Wort production process.
  2. Evaluate wort production through sensory evaluation.