Associate Beer Steward Certificate
Learn about the fundamentals of beer!
This is an
online independent study beer server training program designed for
front-of-the-house bartenders, wait staff, retail clerks, and duty managers who
want to invest in expanding their knowledge of beer service fundamentals: beer
styles, proper handling and presentation of beer. Better understanding of the
beers you sell could increase your average ticket and your tips!
will gain access to a copy of the first five chapters of the Beer Steward Handbook covering:
in Human History
and Presentation of Beer
The first five chapters of the Beer Steward Handbook
The Beer Steward Handbook is a peer-reviewed
textbook written by experienced brewing professionals and brewmasters. The
handbook presents a wide range of topics never before collected in such detail
in one text. This handbook is the industry standard for professionals in the
wholesale and retail beer industry. As an Associate you will be able to access pdf files of the first five handbook
Once you've signed up for the program, the chapters may be accessed here (It may take up to 24 hours to receive access).
The online exam
The exam consists
of 65 multiple-choice questions that are based on the first five chapters of
the Beer Steward Handbook. The exam
is one hour long and open book, you can take the test on any computer with an
internet connection. Upon successful
completion of the exam, you will receive the Associate Beer Steward Certificate
from the Master Brewers Association of the Americas, North America’s oldest
professional brewing association, which is renowned for its work in advancing brewing education and professional development since 1887.
Recognition as a graduate
Upon successful completion of the examination, the participant will be listed as a graduate on the MBAA Beer Steward website
Who Should Participate?
bartenders, wait staff, retail clerks, and duty managers who want to learn more
about beer service and beer sever fundamentals, including the relationship of
beer to human history, how beer is made and the flavors that are shaped into
the myriad of styles across the world, what those styles are, and how to
present them most effectively to your customers.
Your book chapters are in online PDF format. Log into the MBAA website to access your materials
. (It may take up to 24 hours for your account to receive access).
Your token to take the test will come via e-mail from TechRiver.net.
You must be 21 years or older to participate in the MBAA Beer Steward Programs