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
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
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
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
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
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
Discuss yeast, types and flavors in beer
Beer styles that may be included: Weissbier, Saison, Belgian
Explain adjuncts and what styles utilize them
Beer styles that may be included: Wheats, milk stouts, Scottish/Scotch
Clarify what styles are considered hybrids and why
Beer styles that may be included: Kolsch, Altbier, Cream Ale, Baltic Porter
Experience how the different beer styles affect the intensity of spicy in foods.
Beer styles that may be included: IPA, Stout, Scottish, lager
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