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The Cicerone Certification Program Announces BEERSAVVYâ„¢ (PR)

An interactive, eLearning approach to beer education for the Certified Beer Server exam

CHICAGO – March 18 2013 – The Cicerone Certification Program announces the next in its line of beer education software, BeerSavvy. Covering the areas tested on the Certified Beer Server exam, which includes the history and flavor profiles of 42 beer styles, BeerSavvy provides a kinetic studying option for candidates.

Visit the Cicerone Certification Program at Booth #9026 at the 2013 Craft Brewers Conference at the Walter E Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. Program staff will be on hand to demo BeerSavvy and talk more about its applications.


Bars, restaurants, retailers and beer distributors need beer-savvy staff to capitalize on consumer interest in craft beer. To date, more than 20,000 people have earned Cicerone Certified Beer Server status to help their companies excel at beer sales and service.

Live and on-site training works well with many organizations. But with servers, bartenders and sales people located in different time zones,  or working multiple shifts, finding time for face-to-face training can be a challenge.

To train servers in beer, the Cicerone Certification Program has introduced BeerSavvy(TM). This web-based learning program allows each person to learn at their own pace and on their own schedule. And with the managerial function, managers can monitor each individual’s study progress and also verify exam completion and final score.

The BeerSavvy Training Program uses eMagazine design with an attention-holding mix of presentation formats:

* Explore screens let users discover content on their own initiative
* Videos highlight hands-on topics
* Narrated animations enliven the history and culture of beer
* Periodic quizzes check key learning points

For a free demo of BeerSavvy, visit our website:


The Cicerone Certification Program seeks to ensure that consumers receive the best quality beer at every service occasion. To facilitate this, those who sell and serve beer are encouraged to acquire knowledge in five areas: 1) Beer Storage, Sales and Service; 2) Beer Styles and Culture; 3) Beer Tasting and Flavors; 4) Brewing Ingredients and Processes; 5) Pairing Beer with Food

The word “Cicerone” is a trademarked term used to designate those with a demonstrated expertise in beer service. Because the term is a certification trademark, only individuals who have passed the examination for Certified CICERONE® or Master CICERONE® may call themselves a Cicerone when involved in any aspect of the beverage alcohol service or sales and related education activities.

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