To find out more about the fascinating world of beer, one of the world’s oldest alcoholic drinks, dating back to the birth of its greatest civilizations, visit a brewery and study the subject in depth online with Slow Food trainers.
Here you’ll learn about the ingredients that go into beer, and its production areas and techniques, with special reference to Italian craft brewing. In the course of the online lessons, you’ll taste a selection of eight beers from Italy and elsewhere to discover the stories of cultures and traditions that are hidden in every glass.
Brewery experience: Saturday October 24 4.30pm
First webinar: Wednesday October 28 8.30pm
Second webinar: Wednesday November 4 8.30pm
Viale Italia, 11
10069 Villar Perosa
€ 95 Slow Food members, € 105 non-members (the price is inclusive of the Slow Food membership card which you will receive on the day of the brewery experience)
The price includes:
guided tour of the brewery and tasting with a Slow Food trainer
two online lessons with a Slow Food trainer
digital copy of Master of Food Beer lecture notes
print copy of the Il piacere della birra (The Pleasure of Beer, Slow Food editore) manual
tasting kit, which the participant may receive at home or collect during the brewery experience, containing 8 bottles for tasting in the course of the online lessons (2 Pils, 1 industrial and 1 craft, 2 IPAs, 1 industrial and 1 craft; 2 IGAs; 1 beer with local fruits)
Master of Food brewery experience program, organized by trainer Luca Giaccone:
4.30pm – Meeting of participants
What is a craft beer and why choose one?
How is it different from (and how does it resemble) an industrial beer?
What do beers signify in terms of belonging, tradition, culture and pleasure?
How does a beer express a terroir?
Tasting of three beers, one of which dedicated to Terra Madre
To enroll: Master of Food birra Piemonte
Event languages: IT, EN
Viale Italia, 11 - Villar Perosa, 11 (Italy)