Basics of Beer, Brewing and History

Course Code: FSSA1027A

Credits: 0

Course Description: This course provides a brief history of beer brewing industry from its earliest beginnings to today’s market, an introduction to different styles of beer from around the world, an overview of basic brewing process, and terminology used in beer production. Students will learn how beer is made, as well as how the separate processes interact to produce the final product.

The course is for anyone who has a love for the taste and craft of brewing beer, as well as those who are considering brewing beer and need to know what it entails in beer making.

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Note: Please indicate location in the subject line of your email (Fredericton, Miramichi, Moncton, Saint John, St. Andrews, Woodstock or Online).

Participants must be at least 16-years old, unless otherwise noted.

Books: For online courses, please contact the NBCC Saint John bookstore at 1-506-658-6774 or email  For all other courses, please refer to the associated campus. Prices quoted are approximate. There are no refunds for textbooks or materials.

All prices include HST, where applicable, and are subject to change.

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  • Open - Accepting registrations
  • Waitlist - Class is full but there is waitlist availability
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  • Closed - Registration has closed
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  • Cancelled - The class has been cancelled