Doemens Biersommelier Diploma  

Course Fees

SGD4950 nett per person

What you get and what is included:

  • Doemens Biersommelier Diploma  - Study Pack (Workbook + Textbook)
  • Samples for tasting during curriculum
  • One sitting of examination (subsequent re-sits chargeable)

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Upcoming Course Dates

  • Doemens Biersommelier Diploma
    • Waitlist for future classes!
      February 8, 2024 - December 31, 2024
      8:00 am - 11:00 pm
    • Weekday Lessons (19th-23rd, 26th-30th Aug 2024)
      August 19, 2024 - August 30, 2024
      10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Course Calendar

About this course:

The training to become a Doemens Biersommelier has been a unique success story since it started in 2004. Since then, over 7,000 participants worldwide have been infected by the passion for beer and use the skills they have acquired in the course in a variety of professional ways.

The training enjoys a very high reputation in the entire brewing industry, gastronomy, and trade. Therefore, the Doemens Biersommeliers are in demand as experts who promote the image of beer culture and further increase the perception of the value of beer. 

Course objective:

In 100 teaching units, the participant gains in-depth knowledge of the diversity of beer, from production to tasting and marketing.  

Course Outline:

  • Basics of sensory & sensory physiology including tasting exercises 
  • Communication & beer language 
  • Technology of beer production 
  • Raw materials 
  • Brewhouse work 
  • Fermentation and maturation 
  • Beer aging and best before date 
  • Beer style studies including tastings 
  • German beer styles 
  • English beer styles 
  • Belgian beer styles 
  • American beer styles 
  • Sour beers 
  • Barrel Aged beers  
  • Practical brewing in a mid sized renowned Southern Bavarian brewery 
  • Recognizing and naming off flavours in beer 
  • Dispensing technology • Hygienic control and cleaning of dispensing systems  
  • Construction and operation of a dispensing system 
  • Operational hygiene • Glass maintenance 
  • Beer & food pairing 
  • Theory about beer & food pairing 
  • Practical beer & food pairing 
  • Creation & implementation of your own menu paired by beer 
  • Presenting beer workshop 
  • Beer & glass culture 
  • Beer & its physiological properties 
  • Beer cellaring 
  • Current trends in the beer world 


10 days | Monday – Friday across two weeks

1000H - 1800H each session

Course assessment:

The Doemens Biersommelier program includes a written and several oral, practical and sensory tests. All must be passed separately from each other. 

Entry Requirements:

A minimum age of 18 years is required for participation. Several years of professional experience in the beer industry (brewery, gastronomy, trade, etc.) is an advantage, but not mandatory. 


Upon successfully completing all the required written and practical assessments, you will receive a Domens Biersommelier certificate and pin.

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