Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   Tradition and Innovation in Beer Styles

 Title Abbreviation:   TRAD/INNOVA BEER STYLES

 Department:    BRW

 Course #:    135

 Credits:    2

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    2

 CIP:    011001

 EPC:    131

 REV:    2018


 Course Description  

Overview of the techniques and technologies used to design and brew the full range of established and emerging beer styles. Topics include styles and sub-categories of beer with an emphasis on methodology used to brew beer that matches the style parameters, while retaining the brewer’s own artistic interpretation. Learn about the technical side of the development of recipe formulation and creating a style.

 Prerequisite  

None

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 22

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0


Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory Required for certificate  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

Other Institution Equivalencies Table
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Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Identify established and emerging beer styles.
  2. Develop individual artistic sensibility in the production of beer.
  3. Formulate brewing recipes that reflect characteristics of primary beer styles.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

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

7. Aesthetics & Creativity

Definition: Interpreting human experience through engagement with creative processes and aesthetic principles.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
7.2 Demonstrate knowledge of aesthetic principles.

Course Contents

  1. Established and emerging beer styles.
  2. Artistic sensibility in the production of beer.
  3. Brewing recipes that reflect characteristics of primary beer styles.