Level 1 – Beer & Beer Service – 25.08.2024 – Biel / Bienne – registration deadline 11.08.2024

CHF 280.00

Who should attend?

The Level 1 – Introduction to Beer & Service of Beer, is an essential course for all who need to suggest and serve beer appropriately in a restaurant, hotel or bar environment.

This course is also appropriate for consumers just interested in learning more about beer in general and how to enjoy their beer in an appropriate way to the style they have chosen.

How will you benefit?

You will learn about how beer is made, its ingredients and how they impact on flavour. You will sample a range of beer styles and also learn to recognise some of the more common faults.

How to store beer, maintain and clean the equipment for service in a food environment.

At the end of the course, you will be able to communicate knowledgeably about beer with customers and professionals which will enhance your professional status in the profession.

Outline programme

    • beer ingredients and brewing processes
    • main beer styles & how to recognise them
    • beer flavour and evaluation
    • faults in beer and how to recognise them
    • how to recognise flavour changes in beer
    • hygiene controls for beer service
    • glasses for service of beer
    • main styles of beer and their differences in the production process
    • commercially available packaging of beer
    • storage of beer and rotation of stock – guidance for storage time
    • service temperature for serving beer according to style
    • matching food with beer

Required prior knowledge: – none

Guided learning hours: – it is recommended that the teaching time for this Level 1 course is no less than 6 hours and should not be more than 9 hours.

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Level 1 – Introduction to beer and beer service

Instruction, course material and the examination in the English language

Sunday, the 25th of August 2024
from: 08:45 Welcome
09:00 Introduction to the course and the learning outcomes
09:40 The brewing process and the main ingredients
10:00 How to professionally taste beer
10:30 The main beer styles
12:00 Lunch break
13:00 Flavours and how to assess them in beer
14:30 Storage and service of beer
15:00 Questions and feedback
15:10 short break
16:00 Examination
17:00 End of examination and the course
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  • We would appreciate it, if you could also include your date of birth during the registration process as we need to legally validate that you are authorised to taste alcohol during the course (and to register you for the examination as appropriate).

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