Versuchs- und Lehranstalt für Brauerei in Berlin (VLB) e.V.

Education, research, consulting, information and services for the brewing, malt, beverage and spirits industries and applied biotechnology since 1883



A joint project of the Thailand Beer Industry Guild (TBIG) and the VLB Berlin. 9 to 11 June 2019, Bangkok, Thailand

Training & Conventions

Conference for the German and international brewing industry. Including technical visit to the Brasserie Kronenbourg - Member of Carlsberg Group. 11 to 13 March 2019, Europapark Rust, Germany

Europa-Park Confertainment Center,
Europa-Park-Str. 2, 77977 Rust, Germany

Cooperation Partner



Services of VLB Berlin


Since 1883, the VLB has offered training and education for the brewing and beverage industry.In recent years, our offer has been extended to include spirits production and applied biotechnology.


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VLB Berlin supports you with a wide range of highly specialised services for the brewing, malting, beverage and – since 2002 – spirit distilling industries.

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Our trade congresses and seminars are platforms for the intercorporate exchange of information.A selection of books and a journal complete the offer.


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Innovations are the key to progress.The VLB therefore invests part of its resources in research and development.In addition to close cooperation with the Technical University of Berlin, joint and contract research also plays an important role.


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Brauerei Forum

The new VLB technical brewing center "Wilfried-Rinke-Technikum" / The scientific libraries at the VLB Berlin / VLB Certified Brewmaster Course – Graduates 2018 / Trivia: Check your expert knowledge!

New training and continuing education center of VLB Berlin / Axel Th. Simon died at the age of 74 / Technological optimization of the brewing process / Premature yeast flocculation (PYF) analytics / VLB at the Craft Brewers Conference 2018 in Nashville

Specialist Publications

Technological Calculations, Benchmarks and Correlations for Process Optimization


Management / Pure yeast cultures / Propagation