Sour Beer Essentials (Webcast) (San Diego)

Mar 12, 2019

Early Registration

Feb 12, 2019

Ready to learn more about the microbes responsible for making sour and farmhouse beers? Join us at our White Labs San Diego location or online through our live webcast for this one-day Sour Beer Essentials workshop.


This one-day workshop will explore:
     • The finer points of fermenting sour beer 
     • Intricacies of handling the yeast and bacteria
     • Culture selection
     • Spontaneous and modern fermentation techniques, from kettle souring to long-term secondary fermentation
     • How to produce clean, wild beers in shared space
     • Basic QA/QC techniques 
     • A tour of Ballast Point barrel aging facility and happy hour will follow lectures for in-person attendees


     • Neva Parker—Vice President of Operations
     • Karen Fortmann, Ph.D.—Senior Scientist 
     • Erik Fowler—Education & Engagement Curator
     • Travis Smith - Brewmaster & Co-founder - Societe Brewing Company


We are excited to offer this class as a live webcast of this workshop for the cost of $400. Early-bird pricing is $350 and ends on February 12, 2019. The webcast will be broadcast live from 9 a.m. to approximately 3 p.m. PST. 

Sign up:

Buy now using our mobile app or by emailing [email protected]. You may also purchase it by calling our Customer Support Representatives at 888.593.2785.

Event Tabs

We reserve the right to cancel classes 30 days + prior to commencement in the rare cases enrollment goals are not met or for other reasons. We recommend that you not pay or reserve travel arrangements until 30 days prior to a class to avoid change fees or other expenses. White Labs will refund enrollment costs but not other expenses (such as airline cancellation or change fees) for cancelled classes.