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F&A Lunch Tour: Fermentation Science Facilities


Please join us in touring the Fermentation Science facilities at OSU, one of just a handful of Fermentation Science programs in the nation.

We will tour the Pilot Plant Brewhouse/Malt House in Wiegand Hall, as well as the Pilot Plant Winery and Artisan Cheesemaking Plant in nearby Withycombe Hall.

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  • Pilot Plant Brewhouse/Malt House: A state-of-the-art, two-barrel, temperature-controlled brewing system is located in the pilot plant in Wiegand Hall. The brewhouse allows students to participate in the brewing process from malt milling to lagering, and is complete with packaging and pasteurization capabilities.
  • Pilot Plant Winery: The pilot plant winery is located in neighboring Withycombe Hall and is composed of equipment necessary for wine grape processing including a stemmer-crusher, presses, filtration systems, batch centrifuge, bottling systems and storage facilities.
  • Artisan Cheesemaking Plant: Recently remodeled state-of-the-art facility available for classes, research, and extension activities. Currently, students can make most types of cheese in dairy processing classes and during Food and Fermentation Science Club events.

For more information on the Fermentation Science Degree Option, please visit the Department of Food Science and Technology website.