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Beer Tasting with Walter Stewarts (In-Person)

June 10, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Join us for an in-person beer tasting at the library on Friday, June 10th at 6pm EST. 

We are thrilled to welcome back beer expert Neal Balkun, of Walter Stewarts Wine and Spirits, to facilitate a tasting of a selection of brews from Sierra Nevada Brewing Company. At this event, attendees will get an educational overview of beer science and culture. Along the way, attendees will have the opportunity to try an assortment of beers, provided generously by Sierra Nevada Brewing Company. This program is open to adults over the age of 21 only. This program will be in-person inside the library. For the wellbeing of all, we highly recommend that all attendees wear masks when not consuming food or drinks.

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Neal Balkun, Director of Operations at Walter Stewarts Wine and Spirits, has 20 years of experience in the beer industry. He formerly worked as the East Coast beer buyer for a major beer franchise and founded BeerYouniversity, a school aimed at training staff or groups in a fun interactive format.

Neal has completed Cicerone level one and has 5 certifications in beer science at Cornell University. He stays actively engaged in developments in beer science, and even has even commercially brewed his own beer. You can reach him at Walter Stewarts Wine and Spirits, or at [email protected]


June 10, 2022
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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