Beer, Wine & Spirits
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NEW! Wine Tasting & Appreciation for
Join COCC Board Member and Prineville resident, Laura Craska-Cooper for an evening of wine tasting and appreciation. Laura will share her passion for wine and help you become an informed wine shopper and consumer! This course is designed for those who like wine and want to know more about it, and for those who would
like to enjoy wine, but just don't know where to begin. Start with a tasting and analysis of the basic components of wine -- sugar, acid, tannin and alcohol, the foundation required to knowledgeably taste and analyze wines. Discover some of the most important wine grapes and wine regions by tasting,
discussing and scoring several wines. Learn about wine tasting, serving and drinking etiquette. And to wrap it all up, study the basics of wine and food pairing. By the end of the class, students will be able to navigate a wine shop or restaurant wine list with confidence. Bring $15 to instructor at class. Must
be 21 years or older; bring photo ID.
Laura Craska Cooper 6:00pm-9:00 Sa 28466
PRI 127 Cost
Intro to All-Grain
If you have the basics down and want to
expand to all-grain brewing, join experienced homebrewer, Tim Koester, and
learn about the process, supplies, and grains necessary to go to the next step.
Find out how to make a Mash Tun and sparge system, explore the enzyme
conversion process and more to make fine all-grain brews. Class lecture meets
Thursdays, 4/27 & 5/4, Brew Session Saturday, 4/29 and Bottling Session
Thursday, 5/11. Students will need to bring $15 to class for supplies and
handouts. Must be 21 years or older; bring photo ID. Required Text: How to Brew: Everything You Need To
Know by John J. Palmer.
This book is not available at the COCC Bookstore but can be purchased from a
company of your choice.
Timothy Koester Redmond
RTEC 138 28446
4/27 & 5/4 6:00pm-9:00
4/29 9:00am-3:00 Sa
5/11 6:00pm-8:00 Th Cost $79
NEW! Oregon Sourced
This hands-on class is geared towards
intermediate to advanced all-grain homebrewers and will focus on how to brew
great beer using malt, hops, and yeast grown in Oregon. Learn sensory
evaluation of raw ingredients and finished product as well as important details
of the brewing process to make “clean” tasty beers. The class will design a
recipe that will be used in one of the hands-on sessions. Brewing is done at
COCC’s Redmond Brew Lab using a state-of-the-art Sabco Brew Magic System. All
raw materials are supplied by Oregon sourced vendors. Required Text: Modern Homebrew Recipes by Gordon
Strong. This book is not
available at the COCC Bookstore but can be purchased from a company of your choice.
Steve Brainerd Redmond RTEC 116 28444
4/29 & 5/20 9:00am-noon
Join BJCP Grand Master III Beer Judge and
2011 National Homebrewer of the Year, Randy Scorby, to learn about flavors in
beer, including off flavors and how to prevent them in your own brewing.
Identify and discuss the aspects of flavor, as you taste samples. Find out how
to improve your sensory experience, as well as your home beer brewing.
This class is open to anyone interested in learning more about beer, but those
with home brewing experience will benefit the most. Must be 21+ and show ID.
Randy Scorby 6:30pm-8:30 Th 28389
5/18 to 5/25 Bend
CUL 118 Cost
NEW! Compare &
Contrast Wines from Southern Oregon & Willamette Valley
The Willamette Valley of Oregon is widely
recognized as a stellar producer of Pinot Noir. Southern Oregon is rising as a
star producer of wines other than Pinot Noir. This class dives into the differences
between the cool-climate wines of the Willamette Valley versus the wines
growing in the warmer climate of Southern Oregon. This is an intermediate level
wine appreciation class. Must be 21+ and show ID.
Sarah Wolcott 7:00pm-9:00
5/2 Bend CUL 120 Cost $69