​Brewery Engineering and Utilities Course

August 20–September 1, 2017
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.A.  

Course Overview

This Master Brewers Brewery Engineering and Utilities course will teach essential technical plant operations and design information for plant engineers and maintenance technicians but will also be of great value to any brewer wanting to better understand how their plant operates and how to design for expansion and upgrades.

Read the full course description here.​


Registration is now open! Click here​ and reserve your seat now before the class fills up.

Course Topics

View the 2016 schedule here (2017 schedule subject to change): 2016EngSchedMayVersion2.pdf2016 Brewery Engineering & Utilities Course Schedule

The Brewery Engineering and Utilities short course is scheduled for two weeks, but participants are able to register for one week modules. Breakfast and lunch will be included on days of instruction.

Week One

Monday: Maintenance Fundamentals & Piping

Tuesday: Refrigeration Systems & Brewery Process Calculations

Wednesday: Pumps & Valves

Thursday: Brewery Utility Calculations

Friday: Plant Layout, Sanitary Design, & Instrumentation

Saturday: Local Brewery Tour

Week Two

Monday: Incoming Water, Outgoing Wastewater, & Related Project Considerations

Tuesday: Compressed Air & Steam System Considerations

Wednesday: CO2 Systems, Instrument & IT Network Communication Considerations

Thursday: Brewery Process Automation & Inline Instrumentation TCO

Friday: Brewery Safety



Course Tuition

​Full Two Weeks

Check in: Aug. 20

Check Out: Sept. 1

​Week ONE Only

Check In: Aug. 20

Check Out: Aug. 27

​Week TWO Only

Check In: Aug. 27

Check Out: Sept. 1

​​Member ​$4345 ​$2375 ​$2375
Nonmember ​$4745 ​$2575 ​$2575
​Course + Membership ​$4487 ​$2517 ​$2517

All tuition includes accommodations.  

By registering for the Brewery Engineering and Utilities Course, you guarantee that you are 21 years of age or older.

Tuition Includes:

  • Educational materials
  • Accommodations at the Lowell Center Hotel
  • Breakfast and lunch on days of instruction
  • Opening banquet
  • Closing banquet
  • Tour(s)

Course Scholarships

Master Brewers Course Scholarships are available. View eligibility requirements and apply online. Deadline to apply June 15, 2017.

Cancellation Policy

Only applications accompanied by the registration fee, paid in full (US funds only), will be accepted. Course tuition includes educational materials, breakfasts and luncheons on days of instruction, opening and/or closing dinner and accommodations at the Lowell Center. Cancellations received by Master Brewers Headquarters on or before August 15, 2017, will be issued a credit equal to the registration fee less $100 processing fee, which will be good for two years toward any Master Brewers continuing education program. Notices of cancellation after August 15, 2017, will not be eligible for a refund or credit. Master Brewers reserves the right to cancel the course if a sufficient number of registrations are not received by August 15, 2017. If Master Brewers cancels this course, your registration fee will be refunded in full. In the event Master Brewers cancels this course, Master Brewers is not liable for nonrefundable airfares or ticket change penalties imposed by the airlines. By registering for this course, you agree to the cancellation and refund terms and conditions.

Questions? Contact:

Master Brewers Association of the Americas
3340 Pilot Knob Road
St. Paul, MN 55121
Telephone: +1.651.454.7250
Fax: +1.651.454.0766
The University of Wisconsin is not endorsing or sponsoring the activities conducted by Master Brewers on the University of Wisconsin campus. The relationship between the University of Wisconsin and Master Brewers is solely that of licensor and licensee.