Class Project Stay Sharp Saison, a beer created by students in the
and Science of Brewing course, has been awarded a silver medal in the Taste
NY Governor’s Cup Craft Beer Competition. Competing against 15 other beers,
it took second place in the Belgian Farmhouse category. The beer—along with the
other competition winners—was subsequently featured at The New York State Fair
portion of the bachelor’s-level Art and Science of Brewing is held at The
Brewery at the CIA, where students learn about the ingredients, equipment, and
techniques required to produce ales and lagers. The class helps future food
professionals think differently about beer, elevating its status as a fine
beverage on a level with wine.
thrilled to win a silver medal for our Class Project Stay Sharp Saison,” said Hutch Kugeman, head brewer at The
Brewery at the CIA. “Breweries across New York are crafting amazing beer and
the fact that we won for a beer created with help from the students is especially
competition was hosted by the Raise
A Glass Foundation.