Making Wine, Beer and Spirits

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Making Wine, Beer and Spirits

220.00

Make your own Fermented Drinks!

Fermented drinks can be made at home. The satisfaction that you have created your own fermented beverage can be satisfying and also save you money. Learn correct techniques with this 20 hour short course. Work through the course in your own pace.

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Make your own Fermented Drinks!

Fermented drinks can be made at home. The satisfaction that you have created your own fermented beverage can be satisfying and also save you money. Learn correct techniques with this 20 hour short course. Work through the course in your own pace.

Learn to Make a wide variety of Fermented Drinks:

  • Wine

  • Beer

  • Spirits

  • Mead

  • Cider

  • Low alcohol Drinks

  • Keifir and Kombucha

HISTORY, SCOPE AND NATURE OF ALCOHOLIC DRINKS

  • A Brief History

  • Trends in Beverage Consumption

  • Alcohol & Health

  • Global Wine Production

  • Global Wine Consumption

  • Global Beer Production

  • Global Beer Consumption

  • Good Quality Water

THE SCIENCE: CHEMICAL and MICROBIOGOLICAL PROCESSES

  • Understanding the Science

  • Fermentation

  • Glycolysis

  • Carbohydrates

    • Monosaccharides

    • Polysaccharides

  • Microbiology

  • Yeasts

  • Enzymes

  • Effect of Temperature

  • Effect of pH

  • Spoilage

PROBIOTIC DRINKS

  • The Benefits of Probiotics

  • Kefir

  • Making Kefir

  • Variations

  • Other Uses for Kefir

  • Reducing Alcohol Content

  • Storage and Reuse

  • Long Term Storage

  • To Feed the Kefir Culture

  • Kombucha

  • Making Kambucha step by step

  • Beet Kvass

BREWING BEERS

  • What Can Be Brewed?

  • Water: The Essential Ingredient

  • The Water Profile

  • Example of a Commercial Brewing Process

  • Brewing Using Different Methods

  • Open Brewing/Fermentation

  • Closed Brewing

  • Fermentation Temperatures

  • Spontaneous Brewing

  • Barrel Aging

  • Old Brewing Techniques

  • Double Dropping/Dropping System

  • Cleansing System

  • Skimming System

  • The Yorkshire Square Brewing Method

  • Using Hops in Brewing

BREWING CIDERS

  • Traditional Cider

  • Fruit Ciders

  • Apple and Pear Fruits

  • Making Apple or Pear Cider

  • Equipment - What You Will Need

  • The Wild Yeast Method

  • Heat Treated Method

MEAD

  • Making Mead

  • Preparing to Make Mead

  • Ingredients

  • Making the Mead

  • Examples of Different Types of Mead

WINE

  • What Is Involved In Winemaking?

  • An Overview of Some Winemaking Terms

  • An Overview of Winemaking Processes

  • The Importance of Yeast

  • The Fermentation Process in Detail

  • Containers

  • Sweetness

  • Malolactic Fermentation

  • Red and White Winemaking

  • A Winemaking Method for Some Wines

  • Preparing to Ferment

  • Types of Wine

  • Red Wines

  • White Wines

  • Rosé Wine

  • Sparkling Wine

  • Fortified Wines

  • A Glossary of Terms for Wine Making

SPIRITS AND FORTIFIED WINES

  • Distillation

  • Spirits

  • Spirit Groups

  • Brandy

  • Whisky

  • Gin

  • Rum

  • Vodka

  • Tequila

  • Liqueurs

  • Liqueur Groups

  • Aperitifs

  • Sherry

  • Vermouth

  • Port

  • Gin Making – A Simple Approach

NO OR LOW ALCOHOL BREWED DRINKS

  • Brief History of Non-alcoholic Drinks

  • Reasons to Choose Low or No-Alcohol Drinks

  • Alcohol Content

  • How to Remove Alcohol after Brewing

  • Beers

  • Wine

OTHER VARIATIONS ON BREWED DRINKS: GETTING INVENTIVE

  • Mixed Drinks & Cocktails

  • Mixed Drinks

  • Cocktails

  • Making Mixed Drinks & Cocktails

  • The Art of Brewing

  • Ingredients

  • Equipment

  • Getting Inspiration from Around the World