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Book Review & Interview | My Beer Year

January 22, 2018 |

My Beer Year: Adventures with Hop Farmers, Craft Brewers, Chefs, Sommeliers, & Fanatical Drinkers as a Beer Master in Training by Lucy Burningham (Roost Books, 2016)

In her book My Beer Year, Portland-based journalist Lucy Burningham chronicles her time preparing for the Certified Cicerone exam. She presents herself as a novice early on (though she clearly knew more even then than the average beer drinker), and the book covers the year or so she spent gaining more knowledge and experience.
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The PorchCast | Ep 40 Dev Adams & Alamo Drafthouse Barfly

August 23, 2017 |

In episode 40 of The PorchCast, Tristan, Jesse and Sam were joined by Dev Adams aka Miss Lupulin, who was only the second woman to reach the Advanced Cicerone level of certification. Dev also runs her own website, as well as serves as Senior Writer for Colorado Brewery List.

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Cicerone Certification Program Releases New Test Guidelines

September 1, 2015 |

Are you studying to be a Certified Cicerone or a Certified Beer Server? Your new test guides are out, and there are some changes you want to pay attention to (for all your flashcard making needs).

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Beer and Food – Wild Dubbel

March 10, 2014 |

Welcome back to the delicious world of beer and food. As we mentioned in last weeks article, continuing on the with our theme of the month, this week we are featuring OAK at fourteenth and the New Belgium Brewing Lips of Faith Wild 2 Dubbel.

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Beer and Food | The Basics

February 24, 2014 |

Why Beer and Food… Why Not?

If you’ve ever asked yourself why you should pair a nice craft beer with your next meal, the question you should be asking yourself is why not? Beer is basically food itself having been … Read More