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Classes

Beer 101: Introduction to Beer, Styles and Basic Flavor Components
What makes a hoppy beer hoppy? What’s the difference between a stout and a porter? What’s the proper way to taste beer? If you’ve ever asked these questions, then The Beer Temple’s Beer 101 class may be perfect for you! This class is designed for people who are interested in beer, and want to take their knowledge to the next level.

You will leave with an understanding of how beer is made, where the different flavors in beer come from, and the characteristics of many popular beer styles. Course topics include:

  • Introduction to beer ingredients & impact on flavor
  • Overview of the brewing process
  • Beer styles (Belgian, German, English, American)
  • Tasting Beer

Class Info:
Upcoming course dates – sign up now:

Monday, January 22, 2018

Time: 7:00PM – 8:30PM

Location: The Beer Temple – 3173 N Elston Ave, Chicago, IL

All About Hops
Our All About Hops course will take a detailed look at the most talked-about ingredient in beer today: hops. This class is for the “hop head” who wants to learn more about their favorite plant, and discover all that it has to offer! Topics include:

  • Side-by-side guided tastings of specific hop varietals & hopping techniques
  • How hops are used in the brewing process
  • Hop make-up and chemistry

Class Info:
No course dates currently scheduled.

Location: The Beer Temple – 3173 N Elston Ave, Chicago, IL

No refunds or exchanges allowed. Refunds or discounts for missed classes will not be available.

Belgian Beer
From Trappist beers to Lambics, the Belgian Beer course will take an in-depth look at the characteristics and history of Belgian-style ales. Learn about a wide variety of styles, different brewing techniques, and how to serve Belgian beer. Course topics include:

  • Guided tasting of Belgian styles
  • Origins and history of Belgian beer
  • Modern day influences on craft beer
  • Brewing methods and ingredients

Class Info:
Upcoming course dates – sign up now:
Monday, December 18, 2017

Time: 7:00PM – 8:30PM

Location: The Beer Temple – 3173 N Elston Ave, Chicago, IL

No refunds or exchanges allowed. Refunds or discounts for missed classes will not be available.

Comprehensive Beer Knowledge and Tasting Course
The Beer Temple Comprehensive Beer Knowledge and Tasting Course is an in-depth 8 week class covering all aspects of beer. These classes are designed for beer professionals or consumers with a good working understanding of beer, beer styles, and the brewing process and could be viewed as a primer course for completion of beer sommelier certificates. Topic experts will be joining us as guest speakers for some sessions. Classes will be held each Monday.

Class 1: Ingredients

Class 2: Brewing Process

Class 3: Tasting & Off Flavors

Class 4: Beer Styles 1

Class 5: Beer Styles 2

Class 6: Beer Styles 3

Class 7: Specialty Styles / Storing & Caring for Beer

Class 8: Serving Beer / Food & Beer Pairings

Class Info:
Upcoming course dates – sign up now:
February 5 – March 26, 2018

Day & Time: Mondays 7:00PM – 9:00PM

Location: The Beer Temple – 3173 N Elston Ave, Chicago, IL

No refunds or exchanges allowed. Refunds or discounts for missed classes will not be available.