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This class if free to ACTIVE USACM MEMBERS. Please register for this class with if you are a member. This 2.5-hour class, taught by WSU fermentation expert and professor, Bri Ewing, will cover the six sections of the Level 1 Certified Cider Professional exam: (1) Apples, the orchard & history (2) Cider making (3) Flavor & evaluation (4) Cider styles (5) Keeping &
serving and (6) Food & cider. This class will prepare you to take the test for earning your Level 1 Certified Cider Professional status.
The test is available for purchase online through the U. S. Association of Cider Makers website.Created and run by the United States
Association of Cider Makers, the CCP program is geared toward those in the beverage and hospitality trades, but as with its beer (Cicerone) and wine (sommelier) counterparts, it is a great way for the serious cider lover to expand and demonstrate their knowledge. Cider is a beautifully nuanced beverage with untapped potential. Come to learn moreabout its magic and its care. Add CCP to your resume to bolster to your cider prowess!Lunch is available for purchase. A cider taster flight is included with your exam purchase.

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It is that time, of the year,
When all the Asters, start to appear.
A beautiful flower, so small and tight,
Their growth can become, quite a sight.
With purplish flowers, that pop into view,
Can be numerous or just a few.
It's nice, as the weather does harden,
As colors are welcomed, into the garden.