Hop Flavorist Level 4

The Clairvoyant – Terroir and great plants from overseas

The growing areas and methods in the USA, Australia and China. The influence of climate, weather, soil and harvest time on the aroma and flavor of hops. Sensory training and identification of growing areas and time of harvest. Prerequisite for this course is the successful participation in Hop Flavorist 1.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Hop Flavorist Level 4

The fourth part of our Hop Flavourist course is about the hop-growing regions of the world and the influence of climate, soil and weather on the quality of the hops.

We will train you on how to recognise different growing regions of a hop variety and document the tasting results with our sensory software.

Available languages:

  • English

Price:

  • Master package:

    Package booking of Hop Flavorist Courses 1 to 5 at a total price of € 2,500.00.

  • ONLINE SEMINAR

    399,00 € per person (incl. VAT)

    Master package:

    Online package booking of Hop Flavorist Course 1 to 5 at a total price of € 1.596,00 (incl. VAT).

  • Growing areas and cultivation methods worldwide 
  • Climate, weather, soil, harvest time and the influence on hop quality
  • Sensory training with rows of one hop variety each from different growing regions
  • Sensory test: recognising varieties and growing areas

ATTENDANCE SEMINAR

The course takes place on the premises of the BarthHaas Campus in Nuremberg.

Bright and modern rooms, our in-house taproom, our Flavour Factory with its sensory studio and our centrepiece, the Concept Brewery, invite you to work creatively and exchange ideas.

In addition to the "H(e)artware" the course includes:

  • Sample series of one hop variety each from different growing regions.
  • BarthHaas block & pen
  • Aroma wheel
  • BarthHaas campus refreshment
  • Course documentation afterwards as PDF
  • Participant certificate after finishing the course
  • Snacks during the breaks, lunch & a large selection of drinks

ONLINE SEMINAR

You will receive a lovingly packed package with, among other things:

  • Sample series of one hop variety each from different growing regions.
  • BarthHaas pad & pen
  • Aroma wheel
  • BarthHaas campus refreshment
  • Course documents as a PDF file after the course
  • Participant certificate after the course

Dr. Christina Schönberger

Head of Innovation and Education Hops and Beer Sensing, Aroma Chemistry, Brewing Sciences

Dr. Schönberger is one of the top sensory experts in the international brewing industry. She did her doctorate on non-volatile flavours in bottom-fermented beers and has written numerous scientific publications and book chapters on hop and beer sensory analysis.

She has worked at BarthHaas since 2005 and, together with Georg Drexler, heads the Brewing Solutions department, which focuses on technical consulting for breweries. Dr. Schönberger was instrumental in the development of Hopsessed, the BarthHaas scheme for sensory analysis of hop aroma. She is also a co-founder of the HopsAcademy, which has been offering seminars for brewers and hop and beer enthusiasts worldwide since 2011. Since 2018, she has also been responsible for the Concept Brewery on the BarthHaas Campus.

Sylvia Kopp

Marketing and Content Management Hops Academy, sensing courses for beer and hops, beer sommelier, communications

Writing, tasting and inspiring - Sylvia Kopp lives her talents with enthusiasm. Since 2007 she has been working as an author, speaker and teacher on the topics of beer sensory analysis and beer style guidance. She is particularly interested in the worldwide change in beer culture. Her book, "Das Craft Bier Buch - Die neue Bierkultur" (Gestalten Verlag, English: "Barley & Hops", Italian: "Luppolo & Malto"), describes the path of beer from a mass product to a delicacy in a poignant and insightful way. Kopp regularly writes reports for Brauwelt, among others. She has been working for BarthHaas as a speaker at the HopsAcademy since 2019.

ATTENDANCE SEMINAR

Questions can also be asked in German at any time. All course materials are available in German on request.

Participation in Hop Flavorist Course 1 is a prerequisite for Parts 2-4.
The registration deadline is 10 days before the event, spaces on the course are limited.

For accommodation, we recommend the "Bruderherz" in Nuremberg:
bruderherz-nuernberg.de/hotelzimmer-buchen/

Nuremberg main station is about 5 minutes’ walk from the Bruderherz.
The S1 train leaves from the main station every 20 minutes and takes 12 minutes to BarthHaas.
Alight at the stop "Nürnberg Mögeldorf". BarthHaas is (almost) directly opposite the stop.

ONLINE SEMINAR

Questions can also be asked in German at any time. All course materials are available in German on request.

The registration deadline is 10 days before the event, spaces on the course are limited. For a smooth process, we recommend using Google Chrome. You will receive the access link to the online event approx. 1 week before the event.

UPCOMING EVENTS

23.11. - -
24.11.
2021
2021

Online seminar

Hop Flavorist Level 4

The Clairvoyant – Terroir and great plants from overseas, 2-Day-Seminar

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starting at 13:00 (CET)

English

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12.04. - -
13.04.
2022
2022

Online seminar

Hop Flavorist Level 4

The Clairvoyant – Terroir and great plants from overseas, 2-Day-Seminar, registration stop 29.03.22

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starting at 13:00 (CET)

English

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