30th May 2016
Welcome to the Beer Academy

How To Judge Beer

A training course designed to help professionals, enthusiasts and beginners understand how to assess and judge the quality and style of a beer. This knowledge can be used to enhance the experience and enjoyment of tasting beer as well as preparing judges in beer competitions for the processes and standards required.

Course objectives:
To develop delegate's:

- Understanding and correct use of beer terminology

- Awareness of inappropriate flavour characteristics
- Ability to identify key beer styles
- Ability to discriminate amongst beers of the same style

Which enables you to:
- Assess and accurately communicate beer characteristics
- Identify key flavour faults within beers
- Guide others and make good beer choices
- Judge beers against appropriate style criteria and select a worthy "winner"

Course benefits - Will enhance the experience and enjoyment of tasting beer as well as preparing judges in beer competitions for the processes and standards required.
*Please note you must have passed the Foundation course in order to attend the How to Judge Beer course.
Check out some previous feedback:
'It was very good. Very nice experience and valuable information.'

'I really thought it was a great balance and a great pace I learnt an awful lot and loved all the practice. Very Good! Great material to take away and met all objectives.'

'The course was informative and covered a large variation on tastes and flavours. It was well run, very informative and an enjoyable day.'

DateTimeVenueFeePlaces Available
14 Jun 1609:30-16:30London
The Beer Academy
£130+VAT15
24 Jun 1609:30-16:30Sheffield
Sentinel Brewing Co
£130+VAT14
27 Jul 1609:30-16:30London
The Beer Academy
£130+VAT15
24 Aug 1609:30-16:30London
The Beer Academy
£130+VAT15
13 Sep 1609:30-16:30London
The Beer Academy
£130+VAT15
15 Oct 1609:30-16:30Birmingham
Purecraft Bar
£130+VAT15


For further information please call 020 7499 8144 or email:enquiries@beeracademy.co.uk

*Please notify us if you have any dietary requirements.

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Please note you must have passed the Foundation course to attend the How to Judge Beer course. Please note you cannot gain exemption from the Foundation.


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