Spend an evening learning about the botany, history, brewing process, and ingredients behind your favorite local beers. Students can purchase recommended beer from brewery in order to taste the discussed flavors. Students who participate in all 4 classes will recieve a brewery swag bag that will be available for pick up after the last class.
A Zoom link will be sent to students one day before each class.
Additional information coming soon!
Online class registration includes one free admission pass to Red Butte Garden.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7
Join Squatters Brewer Mark Robinson for a class all about beer. He will go into the detail on the A - Z brewing process which includes initial styles, raw materials, fermentation, and the packaging of the beer you have in front of you.
Recommended beer: A crowler of Hop Head Red will be $3.99 at Squatters Downtown Pub, and will include a small bag of raw ingredients. The address of Squatters Downtown Pub is: 147 Broadway, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14
Ever wondered what it is about hops that makes beer so tasty? In this online class, we’ll discuss the plant itself, the use of hops in the brewing process, and how to taste and describe these hop flavors. We’re recommending the purchase of two beers from RoHa Brewing and two from Roosters to enjoy and discover through sensory. Tastings led by Chris Haas from RoHa and Jacquie King from Roosters.
RoHa recommended beers: High On The Hop IPA (available at most grocery stores and RoHa) and Thursday IPA (available at all liquor stores aw well as RoHa) RoHa Brewing Project is located at 30 Kensington Ave S, SLC UT 84115
Roosters recommended beers: High Desert Hazy (5 %) (available at Mavericks, some Smiths and Harmons, and any Roosters location) and Ogden Double IPA, (8%) (available DABC liquor stores)
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21
In this class, Marcio Buffolo (Brewmaster at Shades Brewing) will show you how yeast can make beer, how different it can be depending on the yeast strain and introduce you to another world of beers: Sour Beer.
Recommended beers for class: Kveik Pina Colada and Kveik #1 (Available at Shades Brewing) Hoegaarden Belgian witbier (Available at Harmons, Whole Foods, or Smith's) and Ethereal Leichte Weisse (Available at TF Brewing or Smiths).
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28
Learn about the botany of barley, the process of malting, and how to brew beer with malt. Join us in a discussion of malt lead by horticulturist Lynsey Nielson from Red Butte Garden, Maltster James Weed from Solstice Malt, and homebrewer Becky Peterson from the Hop Bombshells Homebrew Club. During our discussion, we will be drinking malt-forward beers made by local breweries with Solstice Malts.
Recommended Beers: Hot Headed Redhead (Available at Hoppers Brewery) Hopkins Desert Dunkel (available at Hopkins Brewing Co.), Level Crossing Imperial Stout (if it's ready, it will be available at Level Crossing Brewing Co.)