Beer Online Course (Foundation Level)

£50.00 (£41.67 excl. VAT)

Claim Your Superpower in Beer & Become the Beer Expert You Deserve to Be!

On Your Device, In Your Place, At Your Own Pace


Listen to the audio preview below.

This online beer course is your essential introduction to Beer.  It will give you a good base of knowledge. For wide ranging knowledge of additional beer subjects we recommend you also taking the Intermediate and Advanced courses.  Optimised for Mobile.

Beer Foundation level suits absolute beginners who want to know more about their favourite drink, and people who need to learn about beer for their job, for instance, hospitality staff, retailers and marketers. The courses are devised to be concise, easy-to-understand, and swift to learn. Some people learn better through audio and others through reading.  Course materials are in both formats to suit different preferences for learning.

It includes:

  • Audio Files
  • Written Course Notes (to download)
  • Multiple-choice examination. When you pass you receive a personalised digital Officer of Booze Enlightenment certificate.

You will learn:

  • What is Beer (Audio 7 mins 3 secs)
  • How To Brew Beer (Audio 3 mins 44 secs)
  • Family Tree of Beer (Audio 4 mins 6 secs)
  • What Determines a Beer Style (Audio 4 mins 54 secs)
  • Fascinating Facts (Audio 6 mins 3 secs)
  • Course Notes (Written Version of Audio)
  • Glossary of Beer Terms (Written)
  • Beer Styles (Written)
  • Hop Varieties (Written)

After learning and revising you will take an online test of 20 questions.  Get 16 questions right and you will pass and receive a digital Officer of Booze Enlightenment certificate!

How Long To Complete The Course?
Around 4 hours to listen, read, revise, and do the examination. You can stop and start and do it in stages if you prefer.

Course Objectives

✔️ Understand What Beer Is, How It Is Made, Different Ingredients, Where The Flavours Come From

✔️ Understand The Dozens Of Different Beer Styles And Family Tree Of Beer

✔️Understand and Remember The Glossary Of Beer Terms In Order To Be Able To Communicate Confidently

✔️ Learn Fascinating Facts To Enthuse The Learner Even More About Beer

Course Benefits

✔️ Wide Knowledge Of Beer

✔️ Apply Knowledge to Make Informed Choices

✔️ Have The Confidence And Language To Communicate About And Evaluate Beer


Testimonial from the Beer Expert
Emma Inch, producer and host of Fermentation Radio, and Emeritus British Beer Writer of the Year

Jane Peyton’ friendly, engaging style is perfect for anyone who wants to know a little bit more about what’s in their glass. Through a combination of both written and audio material, she shares knowledge she has garnered from her position as an award-winning beer writer and educator. She manages to make complex topics easy to understand, brings alive dense information, and scatters bright little nuggets of wisdom throughout!

More Information

Price for Foundation course £50 (Including VAT @20%)
Price for Foundation and Intermediate courses £90 Including VAT @20%)
Price for Foundation, Intermediate and Advanced courses £125 (Including VAT @20%)

Gift Vouchers Are Available in the Shop.

Please note:  We do not offer a bespoke menu of online courses so mixing & matching of subjects from different levels is not possible.

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