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ONLINE - BPET level 1 - Beer Styles and Flavour

Our industry-leading professional-level beer courses have been designed & developed with Master Cicerone® Rich Higgins, Master Cicerone® & Doemens Beer Sommelier Mirella Amato, and IBD Beer Sommelier & Advanced Cicerone® Jonny Tyson.

This course will be taught by Advanced Cicerone® and IBD Accredited Beer Sommelier Jonny Tyson, A certified BPET Beer Educator.

This Level 1 course wil provide you a point of difference when applying for jobs involving craft beers, and a thorough understanding of the myriad of different beer styles, their tastes & aromas, and how they combine with different foods. 

Participants in the course will be equiped with a career-start in the exciting, rapidly-growing craft beer industry, and will be prepared for the coveted Cicerone® Certified Beer Server Exam. 

The course runs for 8 x 2 hour sessions.  Includes PDF of BPET 1 Study Guide.

Choose to add on hard copy of the 100+ page full-colour study guide that accompanies the course. 

Choose our 12 pack of beers to taste and evaluate along the way


Get a list of suggested styles and source yourself.

This course is completely suitable for anyone with a interest and passion for beer as well as those in the industry. It will prepare you thoroughly for the CBS exam should you wish to take it, but it is a great course for anyone who wants to know more about the world of beer.

During the course you will:

  • Learn about the wonderful world of beer from around the world incorporating craft beer – including the different types of hops, malts, styles and flavours
  • Learn to taste & evaluate beer like a professional
  • Learn how to match beer with food
  • Learn bar skills for beer-focused venues
  • Be fully prepared for the Cicerone Certified Beer Server Exam by our world-leading tutors
  • Get a benchmark world-renowned Cicerone qualification if you choose to take and pass it!

On top of all this, the course is a perfect opportunity to meet and network with fellow beer professionals and enthusiasts.

The course is also essential learning before embarking on the higher Level 2 Course - intended to prepare you for the Certified Cicerone® Exam.

The number of breweries and the range of beers available in the UK has never been more exciting - so why not make the most of this opportunity - and get qualified!

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