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Quality Control Analysis for a Local Brewery

A laboratory project for instrumental analysis with the theme of quality control for a local microbrewery is described. The analyses of important flavor and aroma compounds can be easily modified to work with a variety of instruments and wet chemical techniques. Learning objectives, an instructor’s manual, project calendar, assignments, and grading rubrics are provided. The instructor’s manual provides a framework for creating a student-centered learning experience, strategies for implementation, TA guidance, and cost estimates.

Table of Contents

  • Project Description (Word, PDF)
  • Learning Objectives (Word, PDF)
  • Instructor’s Manual (Word, PDF)
  • Project Calendar (Word, PDF)
  • Assignments and Grading Rubrics
    • Upland Brewery Letter (PPoint, PDF)
    • Group Contract (Word, PDF)
    • Literature Search Assignment (Word, PDF)
    • Choosing the Best Method Group Assignment (Word, PDF)
    • Progress Report (Word, PDF)
    • Instructions for Written Report (Word, PDF)
    • Instructions for Preparing a Poster (Word, PDF)
    • Project Planning Assignment (Word, PDF)
    • Written Report Grading Rubric (Word, PDF)
    • Poster Grading Rubric (Word, PDF)
    • Peer Evaluation (Word, PDF)
    • End of Project Survey (Word, PDF)
  • Assessment (Word, PDF)
    • Copy of a paper required to complete the assessment (PDF)

Developed by:
Dr. Jill Robinson
Indiana University

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