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Beer 101: Part 1 "Tasting Beer & Influential Styles"

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Beer 101 Tuesday Tastings is a three part series, led by Certified Cicerone® Allison, that will be exploring a difference aspect of beer each week.

Part 1 "Tasting Beer & Influential Styles" will dive into a bit of the science of how to taste & appropriately evaluate a beer. Then we will move on to discuss & taste a selection of influential styles.
Tickets $20

Part 2 "How Beer is Made" will walk you through the brewing process. Along the way we will highlight each of the four main ingredients used to brew beer & their contributions. This class will include malt tastings, hop rubbings & tasting beers brewed with different yeasts.
Tickets $25

Part 3 "How to Pair Beer & Food" During this class we will cover the concepts/theories of how to create a successful beer & food pairing. Then we get to the fun part, PAIRINGS! We will try a couple "classic" pairings along with having the opportunity to experiment with creating your own favorite pairings.
Tickets $25

Sign up for the entire series to receive a 20% discount.

Seats are limited!
Please purchase tickets in advance either online, or by calling Craft Beer Cellar Grand Rapids. For online ticket purchases visit Thank you!

Tuesday Tastings
Every Tuesday as Certified Cicerone® Allison leads “Tuesday Tastings” in exploring an exciting new topic. Classes are small allowing you to enjoy an amazing tasting and educational experience. What better way to spend a Tuesday night!?!

About Allison
Allison Hoekstra is Certified Cicerone®. She passed the Certified Cicerone exam, receiving a 100% on the tasting portion. Not only is Allison an official “beer nerd” but she also has a passion for beer education and exploring it with others. When not teaching “Tuesday Tastings” you can find her at Hopcat, Brewery Vivant or teaching at Grand Rapids Community College.

Beer 101: Part 1 "Tasting Beer & Influential Styles"