Beer brewing class - Mar. 25

Date and Time


HHNS Annex

88 McGilvray Street

Guelph Ontario

malted barley


Special class: Focus on Malt and Mashing

Beer wouldn’t be beer without malted barley. It contributes to the colour, aroma and flavour of our favourite beverage while also providing all of the fermentables that yeast use to turn wort into beer. We’re holding a special session of our learn to brew all-grain class to take a closer look at malt and the mashing process. What better way to learn about mashing than to brew a Märzen, the original beer of Oktoberfest, using the traditional triple-decoction mashing process!

Join us as we step through how to brew beer on a scale that you can replicate at home. Our beer-making classes provide an opportunity to get familiar with the ingredients and processes needed to make great beer, and they are designed to be hands-on so that you learn while doing. 

Who is the course designed for?

Anyone having an interest in learning how to make their own beer using standard all-grain brewing equipment. This course is suitable for beginners who have no previous brewing experience as well as intermediate brewers who are looking to improve their process.

Course Structure and Topics:

  • One afternoon from 12:00 to 5:00 PM
  • This class takes you step-by-step through the all-grain brewing process using a traditional Oktoberfest Märzen.
  • Throughout the class we will provide information on brewing ingredients, equipment, procedures, and issues to be aware of when brewing.
  • The class will feature a guest presentation by Rod Sanchez, former Head of R&D, Patagonia Malts, Chile about malt and its role in brewing.


What do I need to bring? 
Please wear long pants and close-toed shoes.

What is included in the fee?

 All materials to brew during the class are included. Handouts with instructions and formulation of the beer brewed are provided. You will be able to collect 4 x 500 mL bottles of the finished beer several weeks after the class.

Registration Information

Cost: $90 in Canadian Funds

$75 for U of G students. Contact for discount code.


Course instructor:

Shane Walker
Phone number: (519) 824-4120 extension 52942

For assistance with registration or general questions

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