The Cicerone Certification Program certifies and educates beer professionals in order to elevate the beer experience for consumers.

  • Online, interactive training in beer service and styles.

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    First-level certification exam for those who work with beer.

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    Certification of knowledge and tasting skills for professionals dedicated to beer.

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    The ultimate test of beer expertise.

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    Corporate rates for all Cicerone exams and training programs.

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We are happy to announce the dates for the next Master Cicerone Exam.  The exam will be held only one time in 2015, in Chicago, on May 5-6th. The exam will be limited to 24 participants. ...
We're excited to announce a visit to Gorst Valley Hops during harvest season! This trip, which leaves from our offices in Chicago, will be a day of hands-on learning.   For tickets, visit: ...
For this year's Chicago Craft Beer Week, we're bringing back our celebration of beer made near our offices in the Ravenswood Corridor. Please join us on Wednesday, May 21 at The Long Room from 6-9p...

Upcoming Off-Flavor Classes and Events

Toronto Cicerone Meet Up

October 16, 2014 8-10pm If you're CBS or higher, we'll buy you a beer!

Portland, ME Cicerone Meet Up

October 22, 2014 6-8pm If you're CBS or higher, we'll buy you a beer!

Off Flavor Seminar - Gorham (Portland), ME

October 23, 2014, 4pm

Off Flavor Seminar - Detroit (Dearborn), MI

November 6, 2014, 6pm

Off Flavor Seminar - Chicago, IL

December 9, 2014, 6pm