Off Flavours in beer

Ever wondered why your beer might not taste quite right?

Friday, 5th April 2019 at 11:15am – Doors open at 11:00am
Speedwell Bar

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This independently accredited training course is aimed at beer lovers (both experienced and less experienced), who want to understand more about why a beer might not taste as it should.

It is ideal for Brewery Liaison Officers, anyone who does beer scoring and as a refresher for Tasting Panel Members.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • list the key criteria in assessing a beer
  • state where off flavours come from
  • identify and describe some of the more usual off flavours in beer and why they occur
  • identify some beers that are meant to have 'off flavours'
  • demonstrate this knowledge by describing a number of beers

To the standards of CAMRA.

The session will cover:

Where off flavours come from Brewing process and how it impacts on beer quality A selection of off flavours found in beer 4 characteristics we use when assessing beer Practical session for you to put your knowledge into practice by tasting some beer with ‘off flavours’

In total, 5 beers will be tasted.

At the end of the course, you have the option of gaining a Certificate of Attendance or, after taking a quiz, a Certificate of Competency. The course is independently accredited by People 1st, who are part of the Guild of Hospitality. This course last around 3.5 - 4 hours hours.
No prior experience is necessary. 

The training is taking place in the Speedwell Bar, which is featured in CAMRA's Scotland's True Heritage Pubs.

For more courses, visit: Cryne in Your Beer

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Starts: Friday, April 5th 2019 at 11:15am
Doors open: 11:00am
Ends: 3:30pm

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Timezone: Europe/London
Bookings close: April 4th 2019


Speedwell Bar
165-167 Perth Road
United Kingdom

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The pub is about 20 minutes walk from the Caird Hall, where the Members Weekend is taking place.


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