Dry Hopping Course

Gain the knowledge essential for producing beers with exceptional hop character, consistently and at minimum cost with the Dry Hopping course!

The course will benefit experienced commercial brewers from breweries of all sizes. It also helps you avoid the pitfalls of dry hopping.

This course features text, videos and animations, along with quizzes and games, that give you the opportunity to check your understanding of each section and extend your learning. There are also top tips from brewers who are renowned for their dry hopped beers.

Your learning is assessed as you go through the course and when finished, you will receive a Certificate of Completion as a record of your Continuing Professional Development.

You will have access to downloadable technical information including:

  • A summary of the key points of the course
  • Descriptors and flavour thresholds of hundreds of hop flavour compounds
  • Key calculations for dry hopping
  • A review of the technology options for dry hopping

Learning Time: Approximately 5 hours

90 days full access to unique interactive content from date of enrolment

Price: Just £99


The Experts Collaborating in the Creation of this Course:

This Dry Hopping Continuing Professional Development course has been designed in collaboration with leading brewers, brewing consultants, hop product manufacturers and dry hopping equipment suppliers. It will transform commercial brewers into dry hopping experts with the knowledge required to produce brewing masterpieces.

Dry hopping experts who have contributed their knowledge include:

With this course you will:

  • Discover the origins of dry hopping
  • Gain a detailed understanding of dry hop flavour
  • Understand the factors that affect dry hop flavour extraction
  • Learn how to mitigate hop creep
  • Discover how to minimise beer losses from dry hopping
  • Understand how hop products are manufactured and are best employed in the brewery
  • Get top tips from dry hopping experts
  • Be able to make consistently excellent dry hopped beer that stays that way throughout its shelf life

Key features

  • Learn at your own pace, when and where it is most convenient for you
  • Have access to the course material for 90 days from the date of enrolment
  • Learn with a rich blend of engaging text, quizzes, illustrations and videos
  • Download a PDF with a summary of the course
  • Check your understanding at the end of each lesson
  • Receive a Certificate of Completion from the most recognised brewing learning provider in the world

Who is this course for?

  • Brewers wanting to understand how to optimise dry hopping
  • Brewers considering adding a dry hopped beer to their portfolio
  • Brewers on the look out for the latest dry hopping technology
  • Anyone interested in gaining an in-depth insight into dry hopping

Why choose the IBD?

The IBD provides the most widely recognised professional beverage qualifications in the world.

The IBD was established in 1886 as The Laboratory Club and since then has built a trusted reputation due to the quality of its learning material, support for learners and rigor of its exams. 

Since we began professional qualifications in the 1950s, we have qualified over 100,000 brewers and distillers across the globe.