Author Archives: Robert Moreland

Hopping Beer

Knowing the attributes of the hops you use in your beer recipe and when and how to add them  to your beer is key to making a high quality brew. Learn some about the various ways to hop you beer here –> Hopping Beer

Becoming a Certified Beer Judge

Ever wondered what it takes to become a certified beer judge but got intimidated by all of the complexity? The IBU education committee has tried to demystify the process for you. Learn about the process here —> Becoming a Certified Beer Judge

Brewing with Wheat

Brewing with wheat can improve the body of your beer and improve head retention but brewing with wheat has it’s pros and cons. Learn more here –> http://www.iredellbrewersunited.org/home/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Brewing-with-Wheat.pdf

Making Hard Cider

Cider can be a great alternative to beer and sours and you can make it yourself. Here’s a brief overview of how to make this refreshing beverage –> http://www.iredellbrewersunited.org/home/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Cider-Making-1.pdf

Accelerating Grain to Glass

The time from brew day to that first glass of home-brew can seem like forever. By learning a few tricks of the trade you can dramatically speed up the time it takes to go from “Grain to Glass”. Click here to view a presentation and learn the tricks of the trade —> Accelerating Grain to Glass

Belgian Beer Styles

During December 2015 club meeting Thomas Creighton, IBUer, Brewer, Head Janitor and HR Manager at High Branch Brewing Company in Concord, NC gave a brief overview of Belgian Strong and Trappist Ales. View the full presentation here–>Belgian Beer Presentation

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Yeast Presentation by D9 Brewing Microbiologist Jaenette Davey

D9 Brewing Company’s microbiologist Jaenette Davey leads a discussion on the basics of the usage and care of yeast in the beer brewing process. Click here to view the presentation –> Yeast in Brewing

  

2015 BJCP Guideline Updates

In 2015 the BJCP updated its style guidelines for the first time since 2008. The IBU Education Committee put together a brief overview of the key changes to the guidelines with links to references to help club members understand the changes. Download a copy of the document here –> 2015 BJCP Guideline Updates

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Beer Recipe Design

Brewing your own beer means so much more when you design your own recipes and make your brew unique. In this education topic we present the 5 key things you should consider when designing a new recipe. Learn more about beer recipe design by clicking this link> Beer Recipe Design #brewstrong

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Brewing With Adjuncts

If you are gonna defile the Reinheitsgebot then you might as well do it right. This presentation explains the things you need to know when brewing a beer that has ingredients other than water, barley,  and yeast.  Learn more about brewing with adjuncts by clicking this link> Brewing Adjuncts. #brewstrong

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