Beer Quality: Color and Clarity


Learn at your own pace how to achieve the desired color and clarity in your products from one of the world’s most knowledgeable beer researchers. In a series of entertaining, hugely informative and easily understandable video lessons, Charlie Bamforth will discuss why the appearance of beer matters, the nature of color and how to measure and control it. You’ll also explore the types of turbidity issues in beer, how to measure clarity and how it changes over time, the factors that impact clarity and how to troubleshoot when things go wrong.

Students who successfully complete this course will earn a digital badge, demonstrating their proficiency and advanced education in the subject area. The skill-level digital badge represents a mastery of how to measure and control color and clarity in beer.

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Section Notes

Enroll now through July 19. Access to your course will be available on the course start date.

Enrollment Policies

Refunds for this course must be requested within two weeks after the start date. The refund processing fee is $30. View complete enrollment policy information including details on withdrawals and transfers.

Technical Requirements

To ensure your success in this online course, please review our technical requirements page.

Section Course Materials

Beer Quality: Color and Clarity

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