THE PORTERHOUSE BREWING COMPANY PRESENTS FOR YOUR DELECTATION...

Welcome to Beer Academy Ireland!

Our mission is to enlighten, educate and enthuse candidates about all aspects of beer. We are affiliated with the Beer Academy UK and The Institute of Brewing and Distilling in London, working closely with them to provide the best educational platform for our delegates to succeed in the vibrant and exciting world of Beer.

In order to achieve this we are running two types of classes - a Foundation Course and an Advanced Course.

Funding for member companies/sole traders is available through Taste 4 Success Skillnet (e.g. trade delegates, sole traders, operating in the food and beverage sector). To apply for funding for this programme, please complete the application form here and send to Taste 4 Success Skillnet, email training@taste4success.ie or telephone 043-6687289, for prior approval.

Taste 4 Success Skillnet is funded by member companies and the Training Networks Programme, an initiative of Skillnets funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills.


How To Judge Beer

A training course designed to help professionals, enthusiasts and beginners understand how to assess and judge the quality and style of a beer. This knowledge can be used to enhance the experience and enjoyment of tasting beer as well as preparing judges in beer competitions for the processes and standards required.

 

Course Objectives

To develop delegate's:
- Understanding and correct use of beer terminology
- Awareness of inappropriate flavour characteristics
- Ability to identify key beer styles
- Ability to discriminate amongst beers of the same style

Which enables you to:
- Assess and accurately communicate beer characteristics
- Identify key flavour faults within beers
- Guide others and make good beer choices
- Judge beers against appropriate style criteria and select a worthy "winner"

Course Benefits

Will enhance the experience and enjoyment of tasting beer as well as preparing judges in beer competitions for the processes and standards required.
* Please note you must have passed the Foundation course in order to attend the How to Judge Beer course.

For general enquiries or group bookings contact us at:
086-4113900
phil@beeracademyireland.com
@BeerAcademyIRL

 

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19 September 2017 10am-5pm Sold Out
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Beer Foundation Course

You will learn about how beer is made, its ingredients and how they impact on flavour. You will sample a range of beer styles and pair some of them with different foods.

City & Guilds accreditation at Level 1 of the National Qualifications Framework from the UK. This is an internationally recognised certification. It will equip you with the skills to communicate knowledgeably about beer with customers and consumers around the world, using the language of Beer and will enhance your professional status in the beer sector.

Course benefits - The essential course for everyone building or seeking a career in the beer sector, which will provide delegates with the vital tools for career advancement.

Location - Porterhouse Central, Nassau St., Dublin 2

Course content

- The component parts of Beer and their function within the brewing process
- Examination of Beer styles
- How to taste Beer
- Beer with food
- The Brewing process

*Lunch, Beer samples and training course materials included.

For general enquiries or group bookings contact us at:
086-4113900
phil@beeracademyireland.com
@BeerAcademyIRL

Course Date Time Available Places
22 Aug 2017 10am-5pm 0


Cost - €280 per person or €250 per person for groups of 5 of more

To book an instant place on a foundation course, please use the form below.

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Advanced Course

The Advanced course significantly expands on aspects of beer styles, tasting, assessment and beer & food matching.

Course objectives

To develop delegate's:
- Enhanced understanding of beer
- Ingredients and brewing techniques
- Style and flavour diversity, particularly amongst 'foreign' styles
- Matching with food and constructing menu's

Which enables you to:
- Appreciate beer with greater breadth and depth than previously
- Distinguish between key styles, describe flavours, begin to construct beer menu's, pair beers with foods

For general enquiries or group bookings contact us at:
086-4113900
phil@beeracademyireland.com
@BeerAcademyIRL

Please note you must have passed the Foundation course to attend the Advanced course

Course Date Time Available Places
18 September 2017 10am-5pm Sold Out


Cost - €310 per person or €280 per person for groups of 5 of more

To book an instant place on an advanced course, please use the form below.

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The Porterhouse Brewing Company, established 1996.
Ireland's largest independent Irish Brewery.
Hand crafted beers, brewed in small batches for true taste and flavour.




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