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Craft Beer Muses

Cicerone™ vs. Sommelier

As Julia Herz prepares for what is believed to be the first-ever Cicerone vs. Sommelier dinner, she shares her thoughts on what an amazingly powerful tool pairing really is.

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Craft Beer Muses

The Big “O”—Defining Organic Beer

What exactly does it mean when you're sipping on an organic craft beer? What makes them different and who's producing them? Find out about The Big "O"!

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Cascadian Dark Ale: A Rose By Any Other Name

Black IPA? Cascadian Dark Ale? India Black Ale? The debate rages on as to how to classify this beer, and Matt Van Wyk of Oakshire Brewing weighs in.

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Cicerones Are Experts at What?

A Cicerone is the beer world’s version of a wine Sommelier for experts who love and are passionate about beer. Find out what the Chicago Tribune had to say about the highly respected Cicerone Certification Program.

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