About the Program
For those whose business is beer…be your customers' best resource!
The Beer Steward Program is designed to educate those who work with beer.
Bring yourself up
to speed in today’s
beer world with the MBAA Beer Steward program.
Understand more, sell
more, it’s that easy.
the MBAA Beer Steward program because I felt it was the most pertinent for my serving
staff when dealing with our guests,” John Lane, Winking Lizard Taverns.
Associate Beer Steward Certificate
Designed for servers,
bartenders, retail clerks, and sommeliers looking to expand their expertise in
beer service and server training, the Associate Beer Steward Certificate
Program covers the fundamentals including the role of beer in human history,
brewing, beer styles, beer freshness, and proper presentation. More...
Beer Steward Certificate
Designed for wholesale
buyers/sales managers, retail owners, bar managers, brewery sales and marketers
and sommeliers looking for advanced beer training to expand their expertise and
depth. The Beer Steward Certificate uses the 230 page Beer Steward Handbook written by brewmasters and beer experts along
with the Beer Steward Tasting Journal
and a study guide to assist you in learning beyond the fundamentals and into
beer flavor, ingredients, draft beer systems, food pairings, and culminating in
preparation for the Beer Steward Certificate examination. More...
Beer Flavor Training Seminar: Understanding Beer Flavor
Our Understanding Beer Flavor
Seminar is the ultimate in a hands-on tactile beer flavor experience. This is a fun and informative full day of presentations about how beer develops in the brewery from both ingredients and the brewing process, how to sense flavor, how use a novel flavor grouping to describe a beer’s positive flavors beyond “malty” and “hoppy” without getting bogged down in the myriad of available styles, the seminar culminates with how to use beer flavors to pair with food way beyond the greasy side of the menu and how to use glassware to both enhance the presentation and also the flavor of the product. More...
You must be 21 years or older to participate in the MBAA Beer Steward programs