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Reading, Writing and Drinking Beer...

I originally set out to write a weekly blog about my journey studying for the Cicerone test… unfortunately, I’ve been failing miserably at continuing to write every week like I planned. 403 more words


Brian Cendrowski, Certified Cicerone®

What are the primary flavor characteristics that define a Belgian wit?

I blanked.

We’ve all been there. It’s a slow-pitch softball question. I’ve drank a hundred of these. 930 more words

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And so it begins....

Today begins my initial attempt at studying for the Certified Beer Server – the first level of the Certified Cicerone Program. From what I’ve heard it’s not very difficult, but being the overly cautious and sometimes forgetful person I am, I decided to opt for the $200 BeerSavvy study course. 290 more words


National Beer Bloggers Conference 2013: Day Three

Day Three, Sunday, July 28:

The final day was scheduled to end at 12:30, so there was a lot to cover in three hours’ time. First up was the Beer Blogger Reports, where ten bloggers took turns giving 5 minute talks about their blogs, unique ideas, updates on what they are doing, etc. 180 more words

Too Much Beer, You Say? Pshaw!

We interrupt today’s regularly scheduled blog post about the Beer Bloggers Conference ’13 for some breaking news. Splashed all over my newsfeed today is a report written by Ken Christensen in… 870 more words

The Beers

Beer Judge for Chicago Craft Beer Week

In celebration of Chicago Craft Beer Week which starts off at 3 different places tonight, I’ve decided to become a BJCP certified judge.  Really, it might be a few craft beer weeks before it happens, but Craft Beer Week has made me want to get serious about it. 391 more words