Institute of Brewing & Distilling Offers Course on Making No and Low Alcohol Beer

Last Updated on: 21st November 2023, 11:48 pm

The Institute of Brewing & Distilling (IBD) is launching a self-assessed and on demand technical course to help brewers make excellent no and low alcohol beer.

The No and Low Alcohol Beer Production Course is the latest offering from the IBD, which provides technical education to the brewing industry. It is designed to equip brewers of all sizes with the knowledge and techniques necessary for safely and cost-effectively producing no and low alcohol beer in accordance with regulations.

Tom Shelston, CEO of the IBD, said: “Launching our No and Low Alcohol Beer Production course is a strategic and complementary addition to our growing portfolio of qualifications and courses. It will become an important part of the IBD’s growing educational offering which continues to reflect how the drinks industry is evolving to meet shifting market needs.”

Stuart Howe, Technical and Development Manager, added: “This is the first course ever that provides in-depth scientific and technical information about no and low alcohol beer production. It is written in collaboration with experts in the field and with the rigor and accuracy that you expect from the IBD. If you are serious about realising the potential of your brewery to make the most of the growth of no and low alcohol beer, you should sign up to take this course.”

The course features text, videos, animations, quizzes, and games to help enhance learning and includes a downloadable PDF with technical information such as legal classifications of low and non-alcoholic beers, nutritional information for no and low alcohol beers, mashing profiles and yeast types, key flavour compounds to control, key calculations for processing, dilution and flavouring, and options for dealcoholisation.

On completion of the course, learners receive a Certificate of Completion.

The Institute of Brewing & Distilling is a global institution with more than 3,000 members across 90 countries. It was established in 1886 with the mission of providing excellence in technical education for professional brewers and distillers and associated suppliers. Since then, over 100,000 industry professionals have received their technical education with the IBD.

To find out more about the No and Low Alcohol Beer Production Course, visit

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