Cicerone Certified Beer Server Exam Study Guide Part II – Belgian/French Styles

This is Part II of a series on knowledge for the Cicerone Certified Beer Server Exam. All information disseminated is from the syllabus provided by the Cicerone website and mixed with my own thoughts. I’m doing this to 1) help me learn the material and 2) share the knowledge with people who haven’t heard of the exam or are planning to take the exam.

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This is Part II on Belgian/French Styles.

**Note – PB stands for Perceived Bitterness**

Belgian/French Styles

Trappist and Abbey Ales


  • PB – Low
  • Color – Amber to brown
  • ABV – Elevated

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