Certified Cicerone®

About the Certified Cicerone® Exam

Certified Cicerone® is the second level of certification. Those who achieve this certification have a deep and well-rounded knowledge of beer and beer service as well as competence in assessing beer quality and...

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Certified Cicerone® FAQs

Q: What are the pre-requisites for the Certified Cicerone® Exam? A: Registrants must be of legal drinking age and must have passed the Certified Beer Server Exam. Q: How much does the Certified Cicerone® exam ...

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Certified Cicerone® Study Resources

The following are recommended study resources for the Certified Cicerone® Exam Micro Matic Dispense Institute Advanced Training Course The Draught Beer Quality Manual (This manual is the reference for all ...

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Off-Flavors Study

Certified Cicerone® Candidates will taste 12 beer samples organized into three sets of questions: Off-flavor Recognition Style Discrimination Beer Acceptance Since familiarization with common beer o...

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Why Does Grading Take So Long?

Certified Cicerone® exam scores can be expected to be reported, by email, four to six weeks from your exam date. Once you leave the exam location, your exams are sent back to Cicerone HQ in Chicago. Your demon...

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Certified Cicerone® Exam Schedule

Certified Cicerone® exams are scheduled throughout the US and Canada. To see all currently confirmed/scheduled upcoming exams- go to the "Exam Schedule". We try our best to get exams on the schedule as far out...

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Certified Cicerone® Exam Sign Up

Exam Schedule: See "Exam Schedule" for all currently confirmed/scheduled upcoming exams. To Sign Up/Register: Login. Go to the “My Account” page on this website. Look under EXAMS and click on the yellow butto...

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Certified Cicerone® Exam Details

The Certified Cicerone exam consists of three parts: written exam, tasting exam and a short demonstration. To pass, candidates must achieve a grade of 80% or more overall and a score of 70% or higher on the tas...

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Proper Use of Certified Cicerone® Title

Congratulations! As a Certified Cicerone® you have earned the right to use two specific items that no one but a Certified Cicerone can use: 1) the title and 2) the Certified Cicerone logo. However, even though ...

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Certified Cicerone® Exam Grading

Overall, the Certified Cicerone® exam will be graded so that each of these syllabus areas accounts for a certain portion of the overall grade as shown in parenthesis after each section below. When exams are re...

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