Canadian Brewing Awards & Cicerone Certification Program Announce National Beer Scholarship Recipients

TORONTO, ON – The Canadian Brewing Awards and the Cicerone Certification Program have announced the list of Canadian beer professionals who have been awarded scholarships in the inaugural National Beer Scholars program.

Twelve BeerSavvy scholarships were awarded, including an eLearning course on the essentials of beer styles, flavour, and service, and an online Certified Beer Server exam to gain credentials at the first level of the Cicerone Certification Program. The awardees include:

  • Shaun Kilby, Assistant Brewer, Trading Post Brewing, British Columbia
  • Shivani Mukerji, Trade Marketing Manager, Great Western Brewing, Alberta
  • Jen Muscoby, Taproom Manager, Rebellion Brewing Co., Saskatchewan
  • Adam Olson, CFO/co-owner, Torque Brewing, Manitoba
  • Jeff Mitchell, Store Manager, Brown’s Your Independent Grocer, Ontario
  • Alexander Wilson, Taproom & Events Manager, Microbrasserie 4 Origines, Quebec
  • Rebecca Atkinson, Founder & Owner, Sober Island Brewing Company, Nova Scotia
  • Isaac MacIntyre, Business Development Officer, Copper Bottom Brewing, Prince Edward Island
  • Danielle Lethbridge, Taproom & Events Manager, Port Rexton Brewing Co., Newfoundland
  • Erik Pigeon, Head Brewer, Nunavut Brewing Co., Nunavut
  • Heather Gillespie, Accounts and Sponsorship, Yukon Brewing, Yukon
  • Brian Eckersley, Bar Manager, NWT Brewing Co/Woodyard Brewhouse and Eatery, Northwest Territories

In addition, there were three recipients of a Certified Cicerone study package including Road to Cicerone coursebooks and specialist exams:

  • Alexandra Yip-Choy, Social Media & Marketing Assistant at Parallel 49 Brewing Company, BC
  • Kyle Mulligan, Brewer, Sleeping Giant Brewing Co., Ontario
  • Joe Hamill, Head Maltster & Farmer, Red Shed Malting, Alberta

For more details, see the Cicerone Canada website.

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