Beer brewing class: Czech Pilsner - September 30

Date and Time


HHNS Annex

88 McGilvray Street

Guelph Ontario

Glass of pale beer



In this all-grain brewing class, we'll show you how to make this classic lager style.

The vast majority of beer consumed worldwide is either a Pilsner, or derived from the Pilsner style. It’s easy to see why they’re so popular – pale to straw blonde in appearance, light to medium bodied and refreshing with a bready malt flavour and spicy, herbal hop character anchored with a good amount of hop bitterness. Great to enjoy on their own, they also pair extremely well with almost any food.

In this class we’re going back to the source to brew a Pilsner in the original Czech style.

Join us for a hands-on experience in brewing beer on a scale that you can easily replicate at home. Our beer-making classes provide an opportunity to get familiar with the ingredients and processes needed to make great beer.

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 to make a Czech Pilsner.
  • Throughout the class we will provide information on brewing ingredients, equipment, procedures, and issues to be aware of when 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 3 x 500 mL bottles of the finished beer several weeks after the class.

Registration Information

Cost: $95 in Canadian Funds

Student discount enter "STUDENT$20" at checkout 

Register here


Course instructor:

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

For assistance with registration or general questions:


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