This is an opportunity to meet several successful microbrewers and take a tour around a leading Peak District microbrewery and engage the owner in a Q & A session on the pitfalls and opportunities of setting up. In addition you have an opportunity to meet one of the countries leading contract bottlers of artisan beer along with a short session in the afternoon with a social media expert on how to use the internet and social media to build a beer brand online.
Beer, real ale, craft beer what ever you want to call it is one of the true great artisan 'foods'. It's natural, incredibly varied, fantastically tasty and even good for you. Learn how to make the real thing at home from the raw materials with our 'Brew Meister'
This three day course includes a full day hands on course learning the essentials of all grain brewing, an evening looking at beer flavours and trends and further day about the practical essentials of setting up your own microbrewery. On the third day you visit an existing microbrewery and gain first hand the experience form the owner on the pitfalls & opportunities of being your 'own brewery boss'! It is ideal for those people who are setting up their own microbrewery now or have ambitions to do it sometime in the future.
This two day course includes a full day hands on course learning the essentials of all grain brewing, an evening looking at beer flavours and trends and further day about the practical essentials of setting up your own microbrewery. It is ideal for those people who are setting up their own microbrewery now or have ambitions to do it sometime in the future.
Join Alex Barlow for an evening tasting and matching beers with food. Discover the wonderful diverse world of beer & how it is made to complement food. This event is suitable for beer fans, curious foodies and those working in the hospitality industry who want to learn more about how to advise customers on pairing beer and food.
This is a craft beer connoisseurs ideal weekend break. On the Sunday night join renowned beer sommelier Alex Barlow for a unique night experiencing the wonderful diverse world of beer accompanied by a tasting platter of foods. Then stop over in the wonderful Bagshaw Hall Sleep Lodge with commanding views over Bakewell & have Saturday to explore nearby Chatsworth House & the fabulous Peak District.
Have you ever dreamed of setting up your own microbrewery? This one day course will take you through the business & practical essentials of setting up your own microbrewery and then brewing beer on a commercial scale. Learn & live the brewing dream.
Have you ever wondered how to make your own cheese? Under the tuition of cheese making expert Chris Ashby learn how to produce your own artisan cheese from the raw ingredients. Chris is renowned within the dairy industry and formerly delivered cheese-making courses for Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall at River Cottage.
This is an introduction to artisan bread making with Andrew Auld, a master baker from Crich. A full days course that allows you to 'roll up your sleeves' and get baking!
Learn how to make your own fantastic tasting artisan sausages under the expert tuition of the butchers from award winning Moss Valley Fine Meats. Then go on to cure your own bacon and be shown how to cure a ham joint.