Understanding Beer: Tasting Tour of US and Europe

Culinary Arts

Understanding Beer: Tour of Belgium

This tour of Belgium beers is part of a series on the beers of Germany, Belgium, the United States, and the United Kingdom.


Tuition Assistance and Other Policies

Meeting Times
  1. Mon, 10/30/2023 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Mon, 10/30/2023


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Class, Age 21+, No Prerequisite

Kitchen Arts Studio

Kitchen Skills, Wine & Beverage


People have been making beer for thousands of years. In that time, geography and technology have shaped the ingredients used to brew beer and have produced the wide range of flavors and styles recognized today. The next stop in our beer journey is Belgium. Some of the beers most commonly associated with this country are witbier, saison, blond, dubbel, Flanders, and lambic. You can expect to learn what makes these beers unique and sample a number of them so you can tell first-hand what sets them apart from one another. 

This is part of a "beer tour" series, with each class designed to stand alone, although the entire series will provide you with a deep understanding of beer styles around the world. Each class is a guided tasting led by a skilled home brewer and brewery manager. In each class, you'll develop your sensory skills as you explore the flavors and aromas of the beer for which each region is famous.


Other classes in this series include Beer Tour of the United States and Beer Tour of the United Kingdom. Stay tuned for classes on home brewing!

Class Policies

  • Ages 21 and up are welcome.
  • You must wear closed-toe shoes to class.
  • Each participant must be registered for the class (no drop ins).

BARN Policies

  • View BARN's Cancellation and Refund Policy.
  • Tuition Assistance is available. Fill out the application before registering.
  • BARN is committed to accessibility. We try to make accommodations when requested; the earlier you contact us, the more likely we can help. Please email accessibility@bainbridgebarn.org to find out more or request an accommodation.
  • Sensory Statement: Makerspaces like BARN can be noisy and cluttered, smell strongly, and have bright or flickering lights.

Instructors or Guides

Enid Lints

Enid Lints is manager of quality and innovation at Silver City Brewery in Bremerton. She's been in the beer industry for seven years, and a home brewer for five. Enid loves making beer because it is a "beautiful synthesis of science and art." She's certified through the Beer Judge Certification Program and holds a certificate in sensory science.

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