Rhinegeist to offer Brewcademy Course

CINCINNATI, OH — Have you ever wondered the difference between Double and Imperial, or Ale vs Lager? What makes a beer Belgian-style? So many of you have asked us excellent questions over the years that we’ve decided to take you back to school, back to school.

Introducing Brewcademy: The Rhinegeist Brewery Beer School for People Who Want to Learn About Good Beer and Other Things Too. We’ll teach you everything you’ve ever wanted to know about beer, but were afraid to ask. Taste the greats with our experts and learn the vocabulary of flavor and aroma. Get geeky with molecules and chemical processes – we’ll provide the tools, you bring the brain.

Each year will focus on a different annual theme, made up of quarterly topics classes. 2018’s theme is Beers of the World and kicks off March 1st with the topic of English Beers. Summer, Fall, and Winter class dates and topics TBD.

Class fee is $45 (per class) and includes a scholarly sample glass (to be filled with 6 tastings), a notebook, a writing utensil and a class patch. Sign up for Brewcademy today!

Tickets on-sale now. RSVP to the Facebook event.

A little about our professor:

Our Director of Education Chris Shields will be laying down the liquid knowledge. A global citizen of the beer world and tireless student of this ancient craft, Chris is hyped on hops and downright giddy to share all that he knows. After a stint at Mystery Brewing in NC where he worked his way up to Head Brewer, Chris moved to Cincinnati to join Rhinegeist as a Brewer and Cider-maker. In 2016, he became the brewery’s first Director of Education, putting his high school teaching experience to good use. As a Certified Cicerone, with an MS in Biological Sciences and a Master of Beer Styles and Evaluation from the Siebel Institute, Chris is the ideal geek to guide you through the complex and fascinating universe of water, malt, hops, and yeast – also known as beer.

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