Beer Tooth Taproom

Converting everyday beer drinkers into well informed enthusiastic beer consumers through education and sensory experiences

BTT​ Flight School - Now Boarding

As part of our educational focus, we are excited to offer flight school once a month to help expand your craft beverage knowledge base. Each class will be​ curated and led by Christa Donofrio, Certified ​Cicerone® and owner of Beer Tooth Taproom. The hour long sessions will include a preset flight of four beer styles that will be discussed in relation to the topic.  

Flight School Classes

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  • Go On, Taste It!

Discuss sense of smell, taste​ and how to really taste things. We will unpack our adjectives while learning which flavors come from the different raw components of the brewing process.

Beer styles that may be included: Lager, Sour, Stout, IPA

  • IBU? Not a Clue.

We will unravel the mystery of IBU, how they differ from perceived bitterness and why timing is everything with hops in the brewing process.

Beer styles that may be included: German Pilsner, IPA, Double IPA, Stout

  • Just Chill

Take a look at temperature and refrigeration and how they affect beer and your sense of taste

Beer styles that may be included: IPA, Stout, Sour, American Lager

  • Feeling Malty

Learn about the different grains and malting and what their role is in the brewing process

Beer styles that may be included: Amber or red IPA, Scottish, Lager, Stout

  • What’s in the Water?

Explore the importance of water content in the brewing of beer

Beer styles that may be included: Styles that came to be because of the salts in the water

  • Look to the Yeast

Discuss yeast, types and flavors in beer

Beer styles that may be included: Weissbier, Saison, Belgian

  • For the Love of Adjuncts

Explain adjuncts and what styles utilize them

Beer styles that may be included: Wheats, milk stouts, Scottish/Scotch

  • You Say Hybrid Like it's a Bad Thing

Clarify what styles are considered hybrids and why

Beer styles that may be included: Kolsch, Altbier, Cream Ale, Baltic Porter

  • Turn Up the Heat

Experience how the different beer styles affect the intensity of spicy in foods.

Beer styles that may be included: IPA, Stout, Scottish, lager

  • On the Dark Side

Dive into the what and why of black lagers and blonde stouts. Get to know

the styles that challenge your preconceived taste expectations.

Beer styles that may be included: Stout, Blonde Stout, Helles Lager, Schwarzbier 

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