Brew Day

Increase Your Brewing Skill & Create a Commercial Brew

WEDNESDAY, 26 April 2023. 8:00 - 16:00 BST

By the Midland Section

WEDNESDAY, 26 April 2023

8:00 - 16:00 BST

Everards Brewery

Cooper Way
Everards Meadows, Leicestershire
LE19 2AN

Join the IBD Midland Section in gaining valuable hands-on experience learning how to design and produce a commercial brew. Three experienced master brewers will guide you through the process and share knowledge on how to perfect your brewing skills. 


  • Prior to the brewing day there will be an on-line Teams meeting for delegates to work through the calculations for the brew.
  • On the day arrive for a prompt 08:00 brewing start.
  • There will be a tour of the main brewery as a part of the day
  • Delegates can purchase lunch onsite at Everards beer hall


  • Jon Elks, IBD Master Brewer, Everards Brewery, Head Brewer
  • Tony Jones, IBD Fellow, Spillsbury and Jones, Head Brewer
  • Zane Barnes, IBD Fellow, University of Nottingham, Hon. Asso. Prof.


Why You Should Attend:

  • Gain brewing knowledge from three very experienced master brewers.
  • Gain hands-on brewing experience 
  • Network with fellow brewers from the Midlands



  •  There is a pay and display car park but the fee will be waived by brewery during check-in


Tickets: As there are a limited number of tickets, priority will be given to IBD Brewing Diploma 1 and GCB candidates. We also encourage brewers pursuing professional development opportunities in brewhouse management to apply. 
Other exam candidates and early career IBD members are also welcome to apply but will be put on a waiting list.

  • Free to attend
  • Applicants need to specify if they are an IBD Brewing Diploma 1 or GCB candidate, or if they are applying for professional development reasons.
  • Maximum 10 spaces.

Please wear safety shoes to the event.

Booking deadline: 13 April 2023

To register interest or for any questions, please contact Zane Barnes (Chair of the Midland Section)