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Beer School for Vancouver (aka Serious Beer)

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Chester Carey launches his Vancouver beer school (Serious Beer) at the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts on May 20th with an eight-week program exploring the world of beer:

Week 1 – An overview of beer, beer history and how to taste/evaluate beer
Week 2 – A detailed examination of the brewing process and how to identify off flavours in beer
Week 3 – The beers of Belgium and France
Week 4 – The beers of Germany, Austria, and the Czech Republic
Week 5 – The beers of the United Kingdom
Week 6 – The beers of North America and the world
Week 7 – Beer storage, service, and glassware, as well as food pairings
Week 8 – Final review and exam

Successful completion of the course will fully prepare individuals for the Cicerone Certified Beer Server exam and provide a solid base for the Certified Cicerone exam and/or advancement in the beverage/service industry.

Dates (Wednesdays): May 20, 27, June 3, 10, 17, 24, July 8, 15 OR September 9, 16, 23, 30, October 7, 14, 21, 28
Time: 6:30 – 9:30pm
Cost: $475.00 + GST
Includes: beer tastings, textbook, and Certificate of Completion

To register, call (604) 734-4488 or download PICA’s Short Programs Registration Form and return by fax to (604) 734-4408.

Written by BCbrews

May 4, 2009 at 10:29 pm

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  1. That is awesome. I hope this will be offered every year as I would love to take this next year when I can afford to!


    May 4, 2009 at 11:23 pm

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