The Siebel Institute of Technology continues to operate all web-based courses and programs without any delays or problems. We have temporarily closed campus educational offerings until early August at this time due to the COVID-19 situation.

To support our recent campus WBA students whose education has been impacted, we have immediately offered our well-established web-based educational option to complete this portion of their current studies.

Time 3.5 days / 24 hours


Certificate of attendance


Tuition (regular) $1,655

APF (non-refundable) $250

Total Cost $1,905


Visa Requirements
(non-U.S. citizens)
M1 Visa

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Entry level

Sensory Panel Management course

Entry level Sensory and Beer Styles

Ensure the quality and consistency of your beer by learning how to build and manage proficient tasting panels for your brewery, with Siebel’s Sensory Panel Management course.

Description

The first line of quality control and product evaluation in any brewery is formed by a trained taste panel. By effectively utilizing taste panels appropriately and collecting and analyzing the results compiled from trained tasters, and taking the right actions based on the results, your brewery will improve quality, consistency and profitability.

With instruction given by brewing industry sensory panel experts, this course instructs you in the tools and techniques used by many of today’s leading craft breweries to assess their products and analyze data to ensure beer of the best quality and consistency. This course is critical for breweries of every size, and can also benefit brewing guilds looking to form member taste panels towards evaluating and improving the quality of beers produced by their members.


What I'll learn

  • Definition of Panel and Panel Leader
  • Basic Sensory Physiology: Human Flavor Perception
  • Definition of Sensory Evaluation
  • Non-Physiological Influences on Flavor Perception
  • Personnel, facilities, resources required, etc.
  • Establishing Panels for Breweries of Any Size
  • Motivations, Rewards, Validation and Retention
  • Running a Panel and Training the Trainer
  • Difference Tests: Duo/Trio, Triangle, etc.
  • Descriptive Tests: Characteristics, Intensity, etc.
  • Significance and Analysis – data analysis

Key Facts

Option #1

Location
Chicago Campus

Dates
August 31st to September 3rd 2020

Duration
3.5 days

Clock Hours
24

Tuition (regular)
$1,655.00
Application processing fee (non-refundable)
$250.00
Total cost
$1,905.00

Visa
yes

Past Option(s)

Location
White Labs, San Diego

Dates
February 25th to February 28th 2020
Location
White Labs, San Diego

Dates
February 19th to February 22nd 2019

Prerequisites

All students applying for a program, module or course must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age. For this course, prior brewing knowledge is not required, but students will benefit from existing knowledge of brewing technologies and/ or related sciences.


Payment Terms

To reserve a seat in any course, module or program, the required non-refundable Application Processing Fee (APF) must be paid within 5 (five) days after a student is accepted.

ONLINE: To qualify for “Regular Tuition” pricing, full payment must be received no later than 14-days in advance of the course, module or program start date.

CAMPUS: To qualify for “Regular Tuition” pricing, full payment must be received no later than 60-days in advance of the course, module or program start date.

“Late Tuition” will apply after these dates.


Time 3.5 days / 24 hours


Certificate of attendance


Tuition (regular) $1,655

APF (non-refundable) $250

Total Cost $1,905


Visa Requirements
(non-U.S. citizens)
M1 Visa

Need guidance? Leave a message and we'll get back to you.

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