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BEER 101

88 Essex Street, New York, NY 10002

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between an Ale and a Lager? What is beer actually made from? Is it true if cold beer warms up it gets skunked? Why are there so many beer styles? Wonder no more as we run through the basics of beer and introduce you to the major beer styles. We'll discuss everything from the American Adjunct Lager to the Imperial Stout in this introduction to the wonderful world of beer.  Whether you're already a beer lover or you're just dipping your toe in the water, we welcome you to join us.

About Instructor Kevin Brooks:
Kevin Brooks is a craft beer professional with nearly a decade of experience across every aspect of the industry. After a stint at Murray’s Cheese where he learned the ways of stinky, creamy deliciousness, he moved on to work in beer properly for a distributor, selling craft beer to bars and restaurants throughout New York City. He then managed Top Hops’ Orchard Street location for three and a half years, curating the store’s beer selection and spearheading the education program. In mid 2019 Kevin continued his professional journey, this time signing with Destihl Brewery as their area sales rep. Teaching beer remains a passion and he continues to teach classes at Top Hops.

This 90 minute classes will showcase six tasty beers and snacks.
Class size is limited to 15 students.

Top Hops reserves the right to cancel any and all classes due to scheduling conflict, illness or poor attendance. Attendees of cancelled classes will be given a full refund and at least 24 hours notice whenever possible.

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