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Ontario Brewer Podcast

Since 2010, I have been preparing and hosting the Ontario Brewer Podcast series for the Ontario Craft Brewers Association. These podcast feature interviews with Ontario brewers on a range of different topics.

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New Horizons

Posted June 2, 2015 | 2:00 pm, by Mirella

I’m delighted to announce that I’ve accepted the position of Director of Beer Knowledge and Appreciation with the new global division of Anheuser-Busch InBev that will focus on craft beer and specialties. I look forward to the opportunities that this job presents; it will allow me to share my passion for craft beer and promote beer appreciation on a broader scale. As I transition into this position, I will still be maintaining Beerology; offering public beer tasting workshops and dinners […]

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TAPS The Beer Magazine

Posted September 3, 2013 | 9:37 pm, by Mirella

…For me in Canada my presence has been greeted with enthusiasm, openness and curiosity… they are excited to see more women getting involved. We are speaking the same language really, but for me I didn’t do it out of rebellion, I just want to promote beer appreciation…

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TAPS Magazine

Posted May 1, 2013 | 7:43 pm, by Mirella

It is official. The first Canadian Master Cicerone was anointed in late 2012, and it is Toronto-area beer consultant and writer Mirella Amato. The beer business is notoriously dominated by men, so it is refreshing to see a woman succeed at the highest level…

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Canadian Living

Posted May 1, 2013 | 3:43 pm, by Mirella

Meet Mirella Amato, North America’s first female – and Canada’s only – Master Cicerone, a certified beer expert who has passed a rigorous set of written, oral and tasting exams. We asked her our burning beer questions…

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Women in beer

Posted November 23, 2012 | 10:30 am, by Mirella

This week, I had the pleasure of participating in a panel discussion on women in beer in Montréal, as part of the Québec craft brewers conference, which was organized by the AMBQ. On the panel with me were brewsters Laura Urtnowski from Les Brasseurs du Nord (who make the Boréale brands), Catherine Dionne-Foster from La Korrigane brewpub in Québec, and Deborah Wood who is a multiple-award winning homebrewer currently working for Weyermann Malts. Also on the panel was À l’abri […]

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Ladies Love Beer Too!

Posted February 22, 2012 | 2:00 pm, by Mirella

Do you live near Fredericton NB?… Join me for this fun tasting that explores the relationship of women with beer throughout history: For more information, you can call: 506-457-9082  ext. 1

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Let’s celebrate St. Brigid’s Day!

Posted February 1, 2012 | 10:00 am, by Mirella

Are you looking for an excuse to break your post-holiday, guilt-driven “drinking break”? Do you need an excuse to get off the couch and out to the pub this evening? Well, guess what? It’s St. Brigid of Kildare’s Day!… Let’s all head out to the pub and CELEBRATE! Right now, some of you might be wondering who St. Brigid of Kildare was. Well, like St. Patrick (who we celebrate at the pub every year) she is one of the patron […]

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It’s time for some Barley’s Angels fun!

Posted September 25, 2011 | 12:46 am, by Mirella

I’m really happy to be able to finally announce the 2011-2012 season of Barley’s Angels Toronto Chapter. I’ve set up a range of events, each of which explores a different aspect of beer, a different brand and a different beer bar. It’s going to be tons of fun!

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Chronicle Herald

Posted September 14, 2011 | 8:18 pm, by nadine

Giving new meaningto Ladies Night, the Halifax Seaport BeerFest is this year concentrating on women. The fourth annual festival, held today and Saturday on the Halifax waterfront, has brought in beer connoisseur Mirella Amato to run the Ladie’s VIP Brew Tour…

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Toronto Star

Posted August 11, 2009 | 4:41 pm, by Mirella

Women are also becoming more involved in the brewing industry – everything from sales and marketing, to quality control and even brewing. Still, old stereotypes die hard, says Mirella Amato, a Toronto-based beer judge and speaker. At the Toronto Festival of Beer last week, Amato presented two women-only beer tours…

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