Mirella Amato hosting a beer tasting dinner in Toronto

Testimonials

The class was both incredibly informative + a lot of fun! I feel vastly more confident now to describe and recommend beers.

– Suzy B., Participant: Beerology 101

Mirella did a wonderful job of taking us through the craft brewery story and introduced us to a great variety of beers. A great night! 

– Bert Steenburgh, Participant: Beer Tasting

Awesome experience, very informative, it’s awesome how passionate you are about beer, it really motivates me to learn and try more!


– Marnie Fitzsimons, Participant: Staff Training

Great overall knowledge and personality + passion for subject matter made the whole evening a fun learning experience. As a facilitator – I value it immensely

– Kim Vradenburg, Participant: Beer Tasting

Learned a lot! Great selection of beers to showcase a wide variety of types. Mirella was very knowledgeable and led a well-organized tasting. Thanks!

– -Participant: Beer Tasting

The experience really cleared up a lot of the misconceptions about the beer industry. It also opened my eyes to new flavors (Ginger beer) and food pairings

– Derek Lough, Participant: beer tasting

Really what I wanted. A great start in higher beer learning

– Matthew Zimmerman, Participant: Off-Flavour Class

I hired Mirella to train my bar staff and would recommend her highly to anyone needing to do the same thing. She is a well-educated, thoughtful and inspiring.

– Lesley Martin, Longo’s

An enlightening evening learning the art of beer tasting in the presence of an energetic and entertaining host

– Louis Buhrmann, Participant: Beer Tasting

Mirella presents an informative, fun and interesting class. I have been studying beer, beer style and brewers for 2 years and still learned a lot.


– Gord Jones, Participant: Beerology 101

A fun + informative course, which unlocked the key concepts of beer. A great day! Thank you

– Richard C., Participant: Beerology 101

Thank you so much. A fantastic seminar, covering crucial information in a fairly short time! I loved it!

– Tricia Colley, Participant: Beerology 101

Great overall knowledge and personality + passion for subject matter made the whole evening a fun learning experience. As a facilitator – I value it immensely 

– Kim Vradenburg, Participant: Beer Tasting

A fascinating insight into the world of Ontario craft beers. Mirella was able to captivate our interest with great anecdotes about the beers she was presenting

– Lori Benet, Participant: Beer Tasting

Wikipedia made this seem so convoluted – I always assumed the brewmaster’s art was overwhelming, but I feel really comfortable with it!


– Matt O’Donnell, Participant: Staff Training

Loved the class, gave me a new perspective on beer. Ready to learn a lot more.

– Yolande Baril, Participant: Staff Training

Mirella did a wonderful job of taking us through the craft brewery story and introduced us to a great variety of beers. A great night!

– Bert Steenburgh, Participant: Beer Tasting

A fascinating insight into the world of Ontario craft beers. Mirella was able to captivate our interest with great anecdotes about the beers she was presenting 

– Lori Benet, Participant: Beer Tasting

Fantastic, informative, I wish it would have gone longer – time just flew by!

– Jesus Martinez, Participant: Beerology 101

Great presentation! Very informative & engaging 

– Jon, Participant: Beer Tasting

An absolutely wonderful evening. A great basis to understand the wonderful world of beer. Great way to encourage to explore the wide range of the flavours in beer. 

– Marc Théberge, Participant: Beer Tasting

Informative, educational, AWESOME! New beers were unique and delicious. Recommend this to anyone that enjoys beer and likes to learn.

– Scott Cottreli, Participant: Beer Tasting

An enlightening evening learning the art of beer tasting in the presence of an energetic and entertaining host 

– Louis Buhrmann, Participant: Beer Tasting

Mirella was very well informed about beer. I would consider her an expert in her field. It was a pleasure to take part in her class.       


– Althea Linton, Participant: Beerology 101 course

I really enjoyed today’s class. I felt more informed leaving the class then when we started. Mirella is friendly and fun & her enthusiasm & passion for beer is infections

– Dina A.S., Participant: Beerology 101

Wonderful evening of very interesting beer choices. Some beer I had never tasted before. Thank you! Cheers. 

– Geoff Newton, Participant: Beer Tasting

Participating in this seminar has widen my perspective of what beer is, and where it can take you. And provoked me to further my knowledge in the field

– Akeem Watkis, Participant: Staff Training

Mirella takes the snobbery out of tasting – makes it fun, accessible + informative


– Participant: Beerology 101 course

Skilled in maintaining class flow while allowing for spontaneity.


– Donna-Lynn Chabot, Participant: Beerology 101

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Learn how to pair beer with food!

I’ve just launched my first online course: Mastering Beer & Food Pairing, brought to you by Beerology®. This online course is an easy to follow, step-by-step guide that will show you how to master pairing beer with food. 

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Knowledge. Passion. Taste.

Beerology® specialises in providing curriculum structure and content for both online and live educational programs. Having collected over fifteen years of international industry experience and credentials, we passionately promote beer appreciation by offering a unique perspective and drinker-focused approach that ensure more people enjoy good beer. Simply.
 

KNOWLEDGE:

Beerology® can design your next beer course:

Mirella has both designed and consulted on a wide range of beer courses for various breweries, post-secondary schools and beer bars, since 2009.

Whether the course you have in mind will be delivered in person or online, we can help focus the content so that it’s engaging and dynamic to your target audience. Beerology® specialises in making beer fun and accessible but has also created a number of advanced beer courses, including deep-dives into topics of particular relevance, as well as more comprehensive courses that prepare candidates for industry certifications.

No matter the level and content, our courses are always engaging, and present information in a way that is easy to understand. Mirella’s approach to communicating beer can be seen in her award-winning book: Beerology, Everything You Need to Know to Enjoy Beer…Even More.

 
 

PASSION:

Beerology® can help you master beer & food pairing:

Beerology®’s mission has always been to help grow the industry. Now that a wide range of establishments carry a good selection of beers, and waitstaff are increasingly knowledgeable about beer, the next step is to master beer & food pairing and use your beer list to its full potential.

Beer and Food Pairing CourseTo this end, Mirella has launched an online course on how to pair beer with food designed for hospitality professionals who work with beer. This easy to follow, step-by-step guide can be completed anywhere, at anytime, with any beer. It will show you how to master pairing your beers with food.

Short, bite-sized lessons come with worksheets, activities, quizzes, homework and assignments that will help strengthen and confirm your understanding.

Having completed Mastering Beer & Food Pairing, brought to you by Beerology®, you will be able to find the perfect beer to compliment any food so you can create exceptional dining experiences. Once you pass the course, you’ll earn a badge, that you can share to show colleagues and prospective employers that you have mastered this invaluable skill.

 

TASTE:

Beerology® can strengthen your sensory program:

Beerology® consults on sensory programs, providing both basic training and maintenance advice. This includes sensory program development for breweries as well as hop sensory work.

We also provide sensory evaluation and detailed descriptions of beers to better inform marketing materials as well as to help fine-tune flavour profiles.

Other services include sensory-based  food pairing recommendations and cocktail creation for both craft beer and innovative beverages.

Finally, Beerology® also designs beer navigation map structures to ensure that designers of online beer selection tools maximize the customer experience and collect the data needed to better predict consumer needs.

Are you ready to dive in? Contact Mirella.