What’s Brewing This Fall?

Beer enthusiasts rejoice! The Corporate and Continuing Education program at SPSCC is offering a number of courses just for you this fall. Check them out! Backyard Hops: Growing for Home or Market August 26 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Growing hops on a small scale to supply both hobbyists and the booming regional craft beer industry can be done sustainably and profitably. Join us at the Parsons Family Farm for this hands-on class where we’ll take part in hops harvest while learning the history of hops production in WA State, what hops needs to… Read More

Big program news! Financial aid is now available

There is only one more month until the Craft Brewing and Distilling degree program will be up and running for the first time ever. Be one of the first 30 students in the program with the help of financial aid. Yes–financial aid is now available for fall quarter! Currently, there is still money available for students to use towards their studies and still time to. Apply and register for this great opportunity to obtain an education in the industry. What has SPSCC been up to? Now that the program has been officially approved… Read More

Distinctive Grains, Craft Beverages

Could different barley varieties provide the basis of distinctively flavored whiskeys? A WSU research project seeks to develop a barley variety specifically suited to the craft beverage market.

Sink your teeth into a colorful array of tomato varieties, and the difference in flavor from one to another is obvious and delightful. But what about spirits made from different varieties of grain?