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German Styles Coursebook ($39)
The full-color, spiral-bound German Styles coursebook consists of 95 pages organized into 15 learning units and two appendices. The coursebook includes 20 specific learning activities such as tastings, research, and the creation of 7 different study references. The coursebook also includes guidelines on buying beer for tastings and a list of recommended German commercial beers in each style. Total time to read all the materials and complete all of the activities included in the book is typically 6-12 hours.

Note: Each Road to Cicerone coursebook assigns readings in The Oxford Companion to Beer. The Road to Cicerone purchase price does NOT include The Oxford Companion to Beer. You can purchase a copy of the Oxford Companion to Beer on Amazon.

There are no refunds or returns on this product.  Shipments are made on business days only.

German Styles specialist exam ($29):
The German Road to Cicerone specialist exam lets you assess how well you have learned the content of the course. Once you pass the exam with a score of 80 or greater you will receive a specialist lapel pin in the mail and the German styles badge will display on your cicerone.org profile. You’ll also receive a link to a PDF certificate you can print and display. Once purchased, you will have extended access to this specialist exam to use as a study tool while preparing for the Certified Cicerone exam.

Coursebook & specialist exam package ($59):
When you purchase both items, you receive a discount from the combined prices of the individual items. Choose this option to receive all of the benefits of the coursebook and specialist exam described above.


If you passed a Road to Cicerone exam prior to the introduction of specialist pins, no additional purchase is required and you may retake the exam (located on your “My Account” page). Upon achieving a passing score, we will mail a specialist pin to the address listed on your account. Contact info@cicerone.org with any questions.