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Food & Craft Beer Adventure – A Passionate Introduction with Charlie Papazian

Instructors: Charlie Papazian
July 18-21, 2021
Single Occupancy: $1,475
Double Occupancy: $1,135
Prices are per person and include course tuition, lodging, all meals, and boat transportation to the Light Station from our mainland base. An additional 9% Maine state lodging tax will be charged on the meals and lodging portion of the fee.

Registration: sign up with the online registration form.
If you are unable to sign up online, please find the printable PDF form here.

Food & Craft Beer Adventure – A Passionate Introduction with Charlie Papazian

Host Charlie Papazian has always had a love affair with great beer and flavor infused food. He and his family have pursued the love of both for many years both at home and abroad. This 2021 season he is hosting an introduction to the elements that lead to enjoyable pairing of food flavors and variety of exquisite craft beers.

"Diversity is the spice of life. When it embraces thoughtfully crafted beer and food, enjoyed with companions, it creates memories that last a lifetime. We'll discuss and consider, craft beer styles and flavor infused internationally inspired cuisine, exploring in thought, glass and dishful servings throughout your days and evenings at Whitehead Light Station.

"Elements of spice, Umami, aroma, flavor, mouthfeel, appearance and after taste will weave its way into the discussion of both Craft beer and the food it is paired with. We'll have thoughtful discussions involving, recipes, ingredients, traditions, styles, discoveries, long and short tales, travel experiences, food, cuisine and our relationship with comfort."

Charlie's "Craft Beer Appreciation" session precedes this experience. That session is full. "Food & Craft Beer Adventure" is a first of kind session offered to provide an additional opportunity to explore craft beer culture. It is a relatively short adventure, but the memories and enjoyment will last a lifetime.

"Join me where Whitehead Island meets Heaven on Earth."

Course limited to 10 individuals.

Instructor Profile:  Charlie Papazian

Charlie Papazian is one of the most prominent and recognized names in the world of beer and brewing. His published commentaries provide insights into the industry, advice to homebrewers, and beer perspectives for beer drinkers. Since founding the American Homebrewers Association and Association of Brewers in 1978, he has helped guide the development of the microbrew industry and spark the resurgence of homebrewing in America and beyond. He is the founding publisher of and a regular contributor to Zymurgy (the magazine for homebrewers) and The New Brewer (the magazine for small, professional craft brewers).

He is Founder and now Past President of the Brewers Association, whose activities include:

Charlie is the author of five best-selling books (1,300,000+ copies) published by HarperCollins Books: Microbrewed Adventures (2005), The Complete Joy of Home Brewing, 4th Edition (2014), The Home Brewer's Companion, 2nd Edition (2014), Home Brewer's Gold (1997), The Best of Zymurgy (1998).

In his worldwide travels, Charlie has been both lecturer and presenter at such prestigious events as the World Beer and Beverage Forum in Munich, the National Press Club, Smithsonian National Museum of American History, the Master Brewers Association of the Americas, the American Society of Brewing Chemists, the Institute of Brewing Asia-Pacific, BrewTec Tokyo, International Beer Summit Japan, the AHA National Conference, the National Craft Brewers Conference, and many more.

In 2019 he retired from the Brewers Association and continues to travel and give presentations at events internationally. He still brews 12 to 16 batches of homebrew every year.

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