Letters to the Editor

Friday, 9 March 2012

Certified cicerone Mirella Amato on beer and the modern-day woman

As part of the Picaroons tasting event Women Love Beer Too in honor of International Women's Day at the Crowne Plaza in Fredericton, beer expert Mirella Amato gave a seminar on the history of women and beer, as well as an analysis of eight ales sampled by the crowd.

A beer specialist, Amato has dedicated herself to promoting local beer and the art of beer appreciation since 2007. Three years later, in 2010, Mirella became the first female Certified CiceroneTM (beer sommelier) in Canada. She is one of only ten National Level BJCP judges in the country and has sat on the jury for the Canadian Brewing Awards, the Great American Beer Festival, the European Beer Star and the World Beer Cup.

You can learn more about beer tasting, book her for an event and get other information about beer on her website, beerology.ca