Beer Basics


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Course information

This course provides an introductory level of knowledge regarding styles of beer, beer history and production.

At the end of this course, you will be able to distinguish a beer by its flavour and appearance and know what to expect when reading a beer label. 

This course, Beer Basics, covers the following:

  • The history of beer
  • The grains used to make beer
  • How modern breweries make beer
  • How to pour a beer from a tap
  • Beer families of ales and lagers
  • The most common styles of beer, including light and dark ales, wheat beer, pale lager, and dark lager.


  • Certificate
    Certificate of completion
  • Duration
    15-20 mins
  • Format
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