Adult Education


Portmarnock Community School Adult Education Programme:

After completing this course students will have the knowledge to source equipment and materials to brew their own beer. They will have an understanding of the brewing process and knowledge will have been shared with them to give them the confidence and know how to tackle their own brewing projects.

Content includes

  • Brewing Safety and Hygiene,craft beer
  • Brewing Equipment,
  • Raw Materials,
  • Ale Brewing,
  • Mashing and Boiling,
  • Fermentation,
  • Packaging,
  • Introduction to Tasting


Next Course Starts Monday 31st January  2022                6 weeks 


Wk 1.   – intro
Wk 2.  – brew day
Wk 3.  – brewery tour (note Tuesday night)
Wk 4.  – bottling brew
Wk 5. – classroom evening
Wk 6.  – open brew/tasting/final class

€80.00       7:30 – 9:25pm

About the Tutor: Mr. Des Feeney

Des has been homebrewing for 10 years, and has carried out many brewing demonstrations to corporate events. He has been awarded gold medals for his beers at the Irish National Homebrewing Competition.

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