As content director, Pat Fahey applied his background in chemistry and academia to expand Cicerone’s reputation as a beer education authority.
In this stellar example of what beer writing can be, working mother Lucy Burningham documents her experiential study plan to pass the Certified Cicerone exam within a year.
After 16 years doing field quality work for Duvel Moortgat USA and Boulevard Brewing Co., Neil Witte founded Craft Quality Solutions to end the era of shadowy shipping and handling, and answer the industry’s call to focus on quality.
Bars and restaurants not typically known for expansive beer menus are beginning to devote serious space to aged stock.
Cicerone program adds advanced level; author Fred Eckhardt dies at 89; New Belgium names Perich as new CEO; and Inc. 5000 List includes nine breweries.
No beer school program, no matter how rigorous, should be considered complete, in and of itself. One course, certificate or degree does not an expert make. They are but a starting point.
On December 16—her 28th birthday—Erny learned that she’d earned the title “Master Cicerone.” She’s the fourth and youngest person, and the first woman to pass the test.
Join us in our annual nod to those who help make beer more than just another beverage with buzz. Raise your glass and holla “Cheers!” to these badass beer advocates.
What’s new in beer, from the craft side of Molson Coors to the future of the Chinese beer market.