Educational Printable: Tasting Mat
Video: Craft Beer Tasting at Home and Beer Whispering Too
This video features numerous craft brewers who provide tips and tricks for hosting a successful tasting. Some of your guides include Jonathan Alsop (Boston Wine School, MA); Larry Bell (Bell’s Brewery Inc., MI); Vinnie and Natalie Cilurzo (Russian River Brewing Company, CA); Greg Koch (Stone Brewing Company, CA); Will Meyers (Cambridge Brewing Company, MA) Charlie Papazian (Brewers Association, CO); Dave Thibodeau (Ska Brewing, CO) and many more respected brewing professionals!
Presentation: How to Host a Tasting at Home
See the companion presentation for the video, How to Host a Tasting at Home. This includes tips to get you started, suggested preparation work, information on what foods to have on hand, tasting format suggestions, a tasting day check list, suggestions on how to run the tasting, craft beer and food pairing guidelines, an overview of Beer Whispering, Beer 101 terms, and more.
Resource: Add Cheese to Your Tasting
If you want to include food, consider a craft beer and cheese tasting. Check out the resources available in the Craft Beer and Cheese section.