​Brewery Engineering and Utilities Course​

August 18–30, 2019
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.A.  

Course Overview

This 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.​


Alternately, a PDF form is available 2019 Brewery Engineering Untilities Course Form.pdfhere.


All tuition includes accommodations.

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

Full Course Week One Only ​Week Two Only
Member  ​$4,345 ​$2,375 ​$2,375
$4,745​ ​$2,575 ​$2,575
Course Plus Membership 
​$4,493 ​$2,523 ​$2,523

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, 2019.

Preliminary Course Topics

The 2019 schedule has not been posted. Download the 2018 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: Engineering Calculations and Sizing Material Preparation

Wednesday: Brewing Engineering and Design Considerations

Thursday: Engineering Key Elements

Friday: A Broader Brewery Engineering and Safety Minded Toolbox

Saturday: Case Studies (Week 1) & Local Brewery Tour

Week Two

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

Tuesday: Compressed Air & Steam System Considerations

Wednesday: Refrigeration - Chiller and CO2 

Thursday: Brewery Process Automation, Inline Instrumentation, and Digital Bus Technologies

Friday: Case Studies (Week 2)


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 July 18, 2019, 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 July 18, 2019, 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 July 18, 2019. 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.
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