Brewing and Distilling

Our International Centre for Brewing and Distilling (ICBD) is a unique teaching and research facility meeting the needs of the brewing, distilling and malting industries worldwide.

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ICBD supplies the industry with services, expertise and facilities consistent with the standards required in local, national and international markets.

Through our broad curriculum we comprehensively cover the subject from raw materials and fermentation to chemical engineering, packaging and business aspects. Our teaching is underpinned by our vibrant research programme which forefronts the biochemical and microbiological aspects of brewing and distilling, especially cereals, including malting and fermentation.

Our strong links with businesses, both large and small, provide graduates with industry exposure that complements their studies.