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Craft Beer Program

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COVID-19 Update

Our in-person Craft Beer Essentials course will return to local breweries during Virginia Craft Beer Month, in August 2022. We invite you to indicate your interest above so that we can add you to our email list for updates.

Upcoming courses

The Evolution of Beer Styles (Virtual)

July 13, 2022
Wednesday, 6-7 p.m. Eastern
Registration Fee: $35
Where: Live Online

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Craft Beer Essentials (In-Person)

August 3-10, 2022
Wednesdays, 6-9 p.m. Eastern
Registration Fee: $199
Where: Session One - Triple Crossing, Fulton; Session Two - Hardywood, West Creek

Enroll now for August 3>


The History of Virginia Craft Beer (Virtual)

August 26, 2022
Friday, 6-7 p.m. Eastern
Registration Fee: $35
Where: Live Online

Enroll now for August 26>


The Evolution of Beer Styles (Virtual)

September 16, 2022
Friday, 6-7 p.m. Eastern
Registration Fee: $35
Where: Live Online

Enroll now for September 16>


Take advantage of our summer Craft Beer Package Deal, which includes all three courses, for unique gift-giving for graduations, Father's Day, birthdays, and more!


Our in-person Craft Beer Essentials course will return to local breweries during Virginia Craft Beer Month, in August 2022. We invite you to indicate your interest under Stay Connected so that we can add you to our email list for updates.


What we have on tap

VCU Continuing and Professional Education offers noncredit craft beer courses, which provide an exciting opportunity for knowledge expansion of the craft beer industry.

Courses and events are limited to participants who are 21 years of age and over. A valid state-issued driver's license or identification card will be required to participate.

Discounts are available on individual courses for VCU alumni, VCU and VCU Health employees, active-duty military, reservists, Guard members, veterans, and military spouses. Please note, coupon codes cannot be combined with other discounts/coupons or waivers, and will not be retroactively applied.

Take advantage of our summer Craft Beer Package Deal*, which includes all three courses, for unique gift-giving for graduations, Father's Day, birthdays, and more!

For enrollment assistance, or applicable coupon codes, please email: ocpe@vcu.edu or call (804) 828-1322.

*This offering is ineligible for coupon use.

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