This course is designed to take students on an exploration through the world of beer. The program provides the core knowledge around the history, terminology and style characteristics of beers. Upon completion of this program participants will be able to:
- Exercise knowledge, understanding, and appreciation of the world's diverse beer styles
- Understand the basic terminology and methods of brewing.
- Understand the standardized tools, methods, and processes for the structured evaluation, ranking and feedback of beer.
- Demonstrate the skills to communicate knowledge of beer styles and characteristics to others.
An optional field trip to a local brewery, Black Raven Brewing in Woodinville
, is planned for April 24th at 3:00 PM. This visit will allow you to see how beer is made and give you a chance to try some of the styles discussed in the course (for purchase).
Class recordings will be available.