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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About this course:

Embark on a flavorful journey with Doemens Academy's Biersommelier / Beer Sommelier Course, a celebration of the rich, diverse world of beer. Since its inception in 2004, this course has sparked the passion for beer in over 7,000 enthusiasts worldwide, guiding them through an immersive exploration of brewing traditions, flavors, and the artistry behind every pour.

Crafted for both novices and aficionados, the course is more than just a learning experience—it's an invitation to join a global community of beer lovers. Discover the secrets of beer pairing, the intricacies of different brews, and the stories behind your favorite ales and lagers. Whether you dream of elevating your culinary experiences, enhancing your social gatherings, or pursuing a career in the vibrant beer industry, the Biersommelier Course is your gateway to becoming a connoisseur of this beloved beverage.

With a reputation that resonates across the brewing world, gastronomy, and trade, Doemens Academy stands at the forefront of beer education. As a Doemens-trained Biersommelier, you'll not only deepen your appreciation for beer but also become an ambassador of beer culture, elevating the perception and enjoyment of beer for all. Join us and transform your passion into expertise, one sip at a time.

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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