Certified Beer Server is the first level of the Cicerone Certification Program, it's a recognition that has been earned by more than 125,000 individuals worldwide.


The Certified Beer Server exam is an online exam consisting of 60 multiple choice questions. These questions cover topics presented on the Certified Beer Server syllabus. A score of 75% (at least 45 questions correct) is required to pass the exam. The cost of the exam is $69 USD and includes up to two exam attempts. Several versions and languages of the exam are available to accommodate candidates around the world:

  • English (US, Canada, UK, Australia/New Zealand, International)
  • Chinese (International)
  • Dutch (International)
  • French (Canada, International)
  • Korean (International)
  • Portuguese (International)
  • Spanish (International)


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