BEER SCHOOL: The Prud’homme Beer Certification – Final Week

Our final session of the Prud'homme Beer Certification came to a close last week with a re-cap of all we've learned, some pre-exam beers to ease the tension of our final exam and my favorite part: the beer pairing.  Belgian beers were the theme for the final tasting, a great way to take our mindsContinue reading “BEER SCHOOL: The Prud’homme Beer Certification – Final Week”

BEER SCHOOL: The Prud’homme Beer Certification – Week 3

Week 3 of The Prud'homme Beer Certification had us discussing the proper storage and handling of draught beer. A lot of work goes into making sure someone gets the perfect pint. There's a plethora of different lines and do-hickeys that can be used to regulate the temperature and pressure of a draught system – inContinue reading “BEER SCHOOL: The Prud’homme Beer Certification – Week 3”

BEER SCHOOL: The Prud’homme Beer Certification – Week 2

Week 2 of the Prud'homme Beer Certification in-class sessions started off with a quiz, testing what we'd retained from the week before. As it turns out, even in beer school there are no exceptions for your birthday when it comes to quizzes! I should have done my homework! We then dove into the history ofContinue reading “BEER SCHOOL: The Prud’homme Beer Certification – Week 2”

BEER SCHOOL: The Prud’homme Beer Certification

The Prud’homme Beer Certification is a sommelier-style program for beer and the first of its kind in Canada. Last month we interviewed Roger Mittag to find more about the program and learned that for the first time Prud’homme Level 1 would be offered in Ottawa this fall. Level 1 is considered to be for theContinue reading “BEER SCHOOL: The Prud’homme Beer Certification”

FEATURE: Prud’homme Beer Certification Creator – Roger Mittag

The Prud'homme Beer Certification program offers three levels of certification from beginner to expert and covers an in-depth look of history, styles and taste profiles of beer as well as cooking with beer and food pairings.  Starting in September Prud'homme Beer Certification will be hosting a four week level one (beer enthusiast) class at KichesippiContinue reading “FEATURE: Prud’homme Beer Certification Creator – Roger Mittag”