Cask Marque Training & Assessment
Why attend a Cask Marque course?
Beer is the most profitable part of your business, but do you know that 34% of customers would not return if the quality of the pint served was poor? Cask Marque offers various training courses packed with advice, tips and hints to help you grow your beer sales and improve your beer quality.
We have run courses for (in no particular order): M&B, JDW, Black Sheep, SA Brains, Whitbread, Town and City, Tattershall Castle Group, Orchid, Matthew Clark, Antic Pub Group, Punch Pub Co, Hook Norton, Palmers, Liberation Group, Brakspear Pub Co, Belhaven, Ei Group, Stonegate amongst many others.
We have been delivering cellar management training for over 15 years using accredited trainers who have run pubs and understand the pressures on the staff in running a busy site whilst delivering perfect quality beer, every time.
Sign up to one of our courses and find out why 96% of all delegates who have attended a cellar management training course with us have rated our training excellent or good. And considering we have trained well over 10,000 people in that time, it is some endorsement!
1-2-1 Cellar TrainingIf you are looking for one-to-one cellar management training in the comfort of your own pub then this is the solution for you.
ABCQ Cellar Management
The BII Award in Beer and Cellar Quality qualification is a one-day course held at a local brewery. Suitable for all levels of experience.
Cask Beer Uncovered
Cask Beer Uncovered is a free e-learning programme designed as an easy informative guide to cask beer for staff and beer lovers.
Learn more about the equipment you are using and will help improve yields, increase sales and minimise waste - perfect for you and your staff.
The Bar Excellence Award is a consistent and clear training programme designed for both new and existing bar staff.
Our Bespoke Training service is designed to create and develop your own branded training course tailored to suit your needs and objectives.
Beer EngagementUnderstanding beer category, flavour styles, matching beer with food, and recommending beer with confidence and professionalism.
Beer Line / Cleaning & GlasswareProcesses from ensuring beer lines are cleaned to brewery standards and how to look after the glasswasher.
Scores on the Cellar Doors
Scores on the Cellar Doors is the Cask Marque scheme which checks 11 key areas in the cellar and gives a star rating of 1-5.
If you would like us to undertake any visits on your behalf we can use our network of 45 assessors based all round England, Scotland and Wales.
Charters & Standards
Cask Marque have put together a number of different charters taking advice from experts throughout the industry.
From our blog
'beer lover's paradise' will arrive in London next week, bringing together a thousand different beers from across the UK and abroad for the Great British Beer Festival. Taking place from 7-11 August at Olympia London, the festival will...read more
CAMRA has announced that it will launch the very first Great British Beer Festival Winter in 2018 and that this will replace its National Winter Ales Festival. The Winter festival will run from the 20th-24th of February in the medieval friary halls in the heart of...read more
The winner of CAMRA's Champion Beer of Britain 2017 has just been announced. Goats Milk, brewed by Church End Brewery, has taken the top gong at the Great British Beer Festival. The Warwickshire brewery, originally located in an old coffin shop, has won on the opening...read more
Cask Ale Week 2017 Updates Cask Ale Week 2017 is fast approaching and will be running 21st September to the 1st October. To celebrate cask ale and promote it to more consumers there will be beer festivals, tastings, brewery open days, promotions and competitions. Here...read more
Cask Ale Week 2017 is fast approaching and will be running 21st September to the 1st October. To celebrate cask ale and promote it to more consumers there will be beer festivals, tastings, brewery open days, promotions and competitions. Here are details of some of the...read more
SIBA's Assured Independent British Craft Brewer Initiative to feature at GBBF. SIBA has announced it will be partnering with CAMRA for this year’s Great British Beer Festival (GBBF) at Olympia London, as part of their continued support for British beer. SIBA’s...read more
Transmission by North Brewing Co in Leeds has been named the UK’s best IPA at Imbibe Live, the third year in a row a SIBA member has won at the show. With 40 IPAs in The IPA Challenge overall, five frontrunners made it to the final tasting at the Imbibe Live trade...read more
Loch Lomond has scooped CAMRA's prestigious Champion Beer of Scotland 2017 award at the opening day of the Scottish Real Ale Festival, taking place today in Edinburgh. A multi-time CAMRA and SIBA award-winning beer, Loch Lomond’s Silkie Stout (5% ABV) is named after...read more
Strong support from trade for Norwich 'City of Ale'. In 2011, Norwich staged an event that was the first of its kind - and in doing so, laid claim to the title ‘City of Ale’. It was a ten-day celebration of beer that took place in dozens of pubs across an entire city....read more
SIBA's BeerX moves to Liverpool after five hugely successful years in Sheffield, the UK’s biggest independent craft brewing trade show “SIBA's BeerX UK”, will move to Liverpool in March 2018. The event, which last year recorded its biggest attendance ever, has been...read more