(Chicago, IL) – Want a barometer of where beer education is at across the U.S.? Look no further than the statistics released this week from The Cicerone Program.
The program has now certified over 15,000 beer servers. It took just four months for the company to go from 10,000 to 15,000 whereas it took over four years to go from 0 to 10,000.
At the state level, California leads the way with 1,947 certifications and Wyoming is in the basement with just one certified beer server. Rounding out the top five:
2. Illinois: 1,333
3. New York: 1,298
4. Florida: 1,094
5. Michigan: 752