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Beer 101 Course

The Beer 101 Course is an online course created for anyone wanting a quick hit introduction to craft beer from the leading organization representing America’s small and independent breweries.

If you work in retail sales, the restaurant industry or are simply a burgeoning craft beer enthusiast, Beer 101 provides a solid introduction to the world of craft beer. The course also makes a great gift for a beginning beer lover!

Beer 101 Course

Beer 101 Covers

  • History of beer
  • Brewing ingredients and process
  • Beer statistics: ABV, SRM, IBU
  • Beer styles
  • Tasting techniques and tips
  • Beer glassware
  • Pairing beer and food basics

Before You Start!

  • Beer 101 costs $20.
  • Reserve approximately one hour to complete the course.
  • Grab some headphones or turn up your computer speakers–Beer 101 includes narration.
  • You’ll be prompted to download the follow-along worksheet which will help you create a study guide for the quiz.

Beer 101 Quiz

There will be a 20 question quiz at the end of the course which must be completed in 20 minutes.

If you pass the quiz with 75%, you will have the option to download a printable certificate of completion.

If you don’t pass with 75% or more, you can retake the quiz for a full year before having to re-register.

Certificate of Completion

certificate of completion

Upon successful completion (>75%) you will gain access to a printable certificate from (a certificate will not be mailed to you).

If you lose or forget to print your certificate, it will be available to reprint. Find it by clicking the “Completed Courses” tab on your dashboard.


If you have questions about course functionality, the certificate, billing questions and viewing or navigating course files, contact DigitalChalk: or phone: 877-321-2451 / option 2

If you have questions or feedback about course content, contact

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