Homebrewing 201: Beyond the Basics - Video Course

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This home brewing course is designed to help new and intermediate home brewers take their beer to the next level with in-depth discussions and demonstrations of techniques and equipment focused on five key topics:

  • Fermentation Temperature Control - Is temperature important, why?
  • Oxygenation - Do you need to add oxygen to your wort, how much?
  • Yeast Pitch Rates - How does the amount of yeast affect your beer?
  • Boil Volume - How does boil affect the quality of your beer?
  • Actively Chill Wort - Why is chilling important, and what's the best way?

Your host Sabastian will walk you through each of these topics in a chapter and lesson format. The course is completely on demand allowing you to complete it on your schedule. Once purchased you'll have unlimited access to the course content with no expiration or time limit.

Total running time: approx. 62 minutes plus quizzes and supplemental reading. Once you have purchased this course, you may watch it as many times as you like.

Access all Northern Brewer University courses through the Unlimited Access Plan for just $9.99 a month.

What's Included:

Chapter 1 - Course Introduction & Overview

  • Lesson 1: Course Introduction & Overview

Chapter 2 - Control Fermentation Temperature

  • Lesson 1: Fermentation Impact on Beer Flavor
  • Lesson 2: Temperature Impact on Yeast Performance
  • Lesson 3: Understanding Optimal Fermentation Temperature
  • Lesson 4: Methods for Controlling Fermentation Temperature
  • QUIZ #1: Fermentation Temperature Control

Chapter 3 - Pitch More Yeast

  • Lesson 1: Yeast Overview
  • Lesson 2: Ideal Pitch Rate for Homebrew
  • Lesson 3: Overpitching and Under-pitching Yeast
  • Lesson 4: Option #1 - Buy & Pitch More Yeast
  • Lesson 5: Option #2 - Make a Yeast Starter
  • Quiz #2: Pitch More Yeast

Chapter 4 - Oxygenation

  • Lesson 1: Oxygenation Overview
  • Lesson 2: When to Add Oxygen to Wort
  • Lesson 3: Methods for Adding Oxygen to Wort
  • Lesson 4: Oxygenation Recap

Chapter 5 - Increase Boil Volume

  • Lesson 1: Boil Volume Overview
  • Lesson 2: Benefits of a Full Volume Boil
  • Lesson 3: New Equipment - Kettle & Burner

Chapter 6 - Actively Chill Wort

  • Lesson 1: Wort Chilling Overview
  • Lesson 2: Benefits of Quickly Chilling Your Wort
  • Lesson 3: Wort Chilling Methods & Equipment

Chapter 7 - Parting Words & Course Evaluation

  • Lesson 1: Final Thoughts, Thanks, and Course Evaluation
  • Homebrewing 201: Course Evaluation Survey

How To View This Course

  1. Once the course is purchased you will receive an email from Northern Brewer University.
  2. Open the email and click the link to set your password.
  3. Choose your password.
  4. Once your password is set you will be automatically logged-into the Northern Brewer University site and you can begin the course!
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Please contact us at brewmaster@northernbrewer.com if you have any questions.

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