Beer Research and Extension

Our brewing extension program guides producers on the essentials of beer including barley, malt, hops and yeast as well as on the brewing process for various styles of ales and lagers.

Our Brewing Extension Program offers a state-of-the-art research brewery and hop quality-analysis lab. The newly commissioned research brewery is a pilot scale automated brewing system modeled after industry standards and intended to provide hands-on education for brewers as well as research brewing and fermentation trials. The hop quality lab is a full service hops analysis lab for hop growers, processors or brewers to evaluate the quality of hops, serving as a valuable resource to growers in the Northeast and eastern United States.


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