Course Description

The participants of this 5-day course – created and presented by Gerrit Blümelhuber of Doemens Academy – will learn the history as well as the processes of producing cider, with an in-depth look into raw materials and the treatment of, fermentation techniques, and the packaging of the end product.


Topics Include

  • Historical evolution of Cider
  • Raw materials (apples and pears)
  • Differing varieties and how to find them
  • How to plan an orchard and cultivate the fruit
  • Cleaning, crushing and pressing of the fruit
  • Treatment of the juice
  • Fermentation, Maturation and Lagering
  • Cider tastings from world-wide producers
  • Production process
  • Filtration and filling process
  • Visit to local cider producers

5 days

On campus


Clock Hours

When does it start and how much does it cost?


June Term 2019
Chicago Campus
June 24th to July 28th, 2019
Processing Fee: $250.00
Tuition (regular): $2,100.00
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