Online Courses for The Passionate Homebrewer
If you want to brew batch after batch of your very own, professional-quality homebrew, you’re in the right spot. Our online homebrewing courses have taught thousands of beer lovers like yourself to brew great-tasting, made at home beer.
Level Up All Grain Video Course
Techniques and processes for water chemistry, yeast health, mashing, fermentation temperature, dry-hopping, zero-oxygen packaging, and more!
Time to take your ALL GRAIN homebrewing to a new level.
Whether you’re brand new to homebrewing, or a seasoned vet in search of advanced techniques, our online courses are the best way to step up your beer game.
Your Instructor: Marty Nachel
You may recognize this brewer; Marty Nachel. Marty wrote The Book on getting started.
He’s the draught master and trainer for the Heineken Brand, professional international Beer Judge, and teaches college level courses on the Business End of Craft Beer in IL. And he still makes time for Homebrewing.
Marty has Courses on:
- Beer Mastery (closed for now)
- How to Judge Beer Like a Pro
- Beer and Food Pairing Made Easy
- Barrel Aged Beer
Check these courses out from one of the greatest Brewer’s in the world, Mr. Marty Nachel.
Your Instructor: Billy B.
Develop an expert tasting palate with Beer Tasting Mastery. It’s a 4-week course designed to build your beer vocab, train your taste buds to pick up subtle flavors, and help you identify off-flavors in your brew.
Who’s it for?
- Homebrewers who want to get better at critiquing (and improving) their beer
- BJCP Beer Judges and Cicerones
- Anyone who loves craft beer and wants to get the most out of their hobby
Make no mistake: Tasting skills can be learned. Beer Tasting Mastery is the fastest path to an expert palate, whether you’re a “natural taster” or not.
Check out the course details here. [100% free]
Beer Exam Prep Courses
Your Instructor: Joshua Weikert Ph.D.
Why learn from Josh?
- BJCP Grand Master Beer Judge
- Certified Cicerone
- Consultant to Award-winning Breweries
- Earned medals in every BJCP category
- Speaks at some awesome Beer Events.
- Two-time Eastern Pennsylvania Homebrewer of the Year
Josh is a regular speaker on a wide range of beer and brewing topics at big conferences, homebrew club meetings, and backyard barbecues. With over +15years of homebrewing experience, training, and education Josh has mastered the Beer skills.
The Beer Judge Certification Program is made Simple with Josh’s course: BJCP Mastery. [Closed]
This is a must for any inspiring homebrew looking to take the BJCP course, or to take an advanced brewing course without the steep in person workshop fees. Beer Tasting, Recipe Design, and Evaluation are the expert skills that Josh has mastered and packaged up for you in this amazing course on the favorite topic here at the Homebrew Academy; Beer!
Frequently Asked Questions
What are the benefits of online brewing courses?
Online brewing courses offer the convenience of learning from the comfort of one’s home. They provide comprehensive knowledge on various aspects of brewing, allowing enthusiasts to brew professional-quality homebrew.
These courses cater to both beginners and seasoned brewers, offering techniques and processes to enhance their beer-making skills.
What are some of the specific courses available for homebrewers?
There are several specialized brewing classes available, including:
- Brewing Juicy Bits
- Brewing Milkshake and Sour IPAs
- Brewing Industrial Arts Wrench IPA
- How to Brew Great Stouts
- Brewing Modern IPAs with Pinthouse
- Brewing Imperial Stouts with Perennial Artisan Ales
- Mastering Barrel-Aged Stouts with Side Project Brewing
- Parti-Gyle Brewing with Main & Mill
- Brewing Bavarian-Style Weissbier
- How to Brew Great Saisons
- Brewing Techniques for High Gravity Beers
- Brewing New England-Style IPAs
Who are the instructors for these online beer brewing courses?
The courses are taught by experienced brewers. One of the instructors is Marty Nachel, who has written books like “Beer for Dummies” and “Homebrewing for Dummies.” He is also a draught master and trainer for the Heineken Brand and teaches college-level courses on the Business End of Craft Beer.
Another instructor is Billy B., who offers a course on Beer Tasting Mastery. Additionally, Joshua Weikert, a BJCP Grand Master Beer Judge and Certified Cicerone, teaches the Beer Exam Prep Courses.
How can one enhance their beer tasting skills?
Billy B. offers a course called Beer Tasting Mastery, designed to build one’s beer vocabulary, train taste buds to pick up subtle flavors, and help identify off-flavors in brews.
This beer brewing class is suitable for homebrewers, BJCP Beer Judges, Cicerones, and anyone passionate about craft beer. The course emphasizes that tasting skills can be learned and provides a structured path to develop an expert palate.
What is the significance of the Beer Judge Certification Program?
The Beer Judge Certification Program (BJCP) is a prestigious certification for individuals keen on mastering beer tasting and evaluation.
For those looking to pursue this certification or gain advanced brewing knowledge without attending expensive workshops, there are specialized online beer brewing courses available.
These courses delve deep into Beer Tasting, Recipe Design, and Evaluation, equipping participants with expert skills in the world of beer.