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Beer School - IPAs of the USA

Venue: Guardian Brewing Company
3657 63rd Street Saugatuck, MI 49453
Do you like IPAs? Let’s explore the HUGE variety of IPAs available in the USA this year! Join us to learn more about a favorite style still incredibly popular around the USA and the world after all these years.
During this hour-long class, we will explore the history and nuances behind the two different styles of American IPAs. This course includes six 4-ounce tasters of different IPAs discussed in class. Come in and learn more about your favorite beer style or try an IPA for the first time and see what all the hype is about!
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Your instructor will be Kim Collins, a Certified Cicerone, Owner, and Head Brewer of Guardian Brewing Company. Kim has been brewing professionally since 2012 at five breweries before opening Guardian. She is passionate about recipe research, the art of barrel aging, kettle sours, and session beers. Before and after Kim became a brewer, she taught a variety of university-level courses for 13 years at Indiana University, Metropolitan State University of Denver, and most recently Kalamazoo Valley Community College’s Sustainable Brewing Program. No matter how much Kim professes her love for craft beer, teaching is her life’s true passion.
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Note: No refunds given for cancelled reservations 10 days prior to class.


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