Blogs

Perfect Gin Distilling with the First Ever Gin Production Course

12 March 2024

The gin production course provides essential knowledge and best practice for gin production at a commercial scale. It introduces the all-important gin botanicals and the unsung hero, neutral spirit. It provides an in-depth review of the current knowledge of gin flavour and the methods and technologies that can be used to optimise it in the distillery. It also explains how to assess and analyse gin and its ingredients.

Dry Hopping Made Easy, Delicious and Sustainable

29 February 2024

Done well, dry hopping can make beer a symphony of inviting fruity and floral notes, providing the kind of succulent mouthfeel that leads to a profound feeling of loss when your glass is empty.

The IBD in Valdivia

02 December 2023

Ricardo Solis, our Learning Partner for Iberoamerica, continues to introduce the IBD in Spanish-speaking countries. On this occasion, almost 150 brewers in Valdivia attended "The IBD Day " held on Saturday, 2nd December 2023.

Lead the No and Low Beer Revolution with the No and Low Alcohol Beer Production Course

13 November 2023

As brewers, we view beer as a wonderful thing. We dedicate our lives to producing it and improving it, and consuming it fills us with joy. Beer is how we express ourselves and is something we love to share with the world. Sadly, for standard beer there are many people who can’t, don’t or won’t enjoy it because it contains alcohol. Today, thanks to years of hard work, research and experimentation it is possible to make great tasting beer without the alcohol.

The IBD Asia Pacific Section at BrewNZ and Brewcon 2023

30 August 2023

Jeff Potter (Executive Director of the IBD Asia Pacific Section) with support from past section chair David Meads hosted a stand at BrewNZ 2023, organised by the New Zealand Brewers Guild (3-4 August). Asia Pacific section board member Chris Willcock joined Jeff at Brewcon 2023, organized by the Independent Brewers Association (21-23 August).

The IBD in Costa Rica

08 August 2023

Ricardo Solis, our Learning Partner for Iberoamerica, continues to introduce the IBD in Spanish-speaking countries. On this occasion, almost 100 brewers in Costa Rica attended "The IBD Day " held on Saturday, 29th July.

Everyone’s a winner with Spirit Sensory Analysis!

26 July 2023

The Spirit Sensory Analysis Course gives you the skills, knowledge and tools required to recruit, train and run such a panel. After the course you will be able to run the sensory tests that can guide you to delivering a product your customers will love again and again. You will also get to know the compounds responsible for the flavour of the main spirit types.