Beer and cider appreciation

Hills Road Sixth Form College
In Cambridge

£45
+ VAT
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Important information

Typology Vocational qualification
Location Cambridge
Duration 5 Weeks
  • Vocational qualification
  • Cambridge
  • Duration:
    5 Weeks
Description

In this course, students will be introduced to the world of beer, learn how beer is made, the ingredients used and have the opportunity to taste different types of beer from around the world. Students will learn about the different beer styles of the British Isles and the meaning of terms such as "ale", "bitter" and "mild". We shall consider the beer styles, history and tradition of beer.

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Starts Location
On request
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire, CB2 8PE, Cambridgeshire , England
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Starts On request
Location
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire, CB2 8PE, Cambridgeshire , England
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Course programme


Beer and cider appreciation

Your Course
In this course, students will be introduced to the world of beer, learn how beer is made, the ingredients used and have the opportunity to taste different types of beer from around the world. Students will learn about the different beer styles of the British Isles and the meaning of terms such as "ale", "bitter" and "mild". We shall consider the beer styles, history and tradition of beer production in Belgium, in particular the influences of the church and German beers styles, history, production, consumption and regional differences. A number of beers wil be tasted at each session
Learning Outcomes
By the end of the 5 week course you will have had the opportunity to:-
· gain a knowledge of how beer is made and which ingredients are used
· taste many different types of beer from around the world
· learn about the history and production of beer consumption in Belgiumn and Germany
· learn about the production and different varieties of cider and perry
· taste at least 8 ciders made from different apples/pears and regions/countries, enable them to understand the different flavours available
Your Tutor
Matthew Boucher has been in the wine and beer trade for almost 20 years. He regularly travels to wine regions to keep up to date with the latest developments in the industry. He has passed the rigorous tasting exams for the Institute of Masters of Wine and is keen to transfer some of his experience and knowledge to others interested in wine and beer production.
Day and time: Tuesday 7.00 - 9.00pm
Start date: 19 January
Number of sessions: 5
Tuition fees: £45
Additional costs may apply according to beers and wines tasted
Method of payment: Fees for short courses (10 weeks or less) to be paid in full at enrolment and for long courses (12 weeks or more) fees of 50% can be paid at enrolment plus 50% as a cheque. Course places cannot be reserved without receipt of both payments.
Half term:
Please note that there are no classes during half term Monday 15th - Friday 19th February 2010 unless otherwise stated.