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Angela Steil Leaders Beverage Grand Rapids Michigan

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Angela Steil – Grand Rapids Chapter President

Angela Steil is a Certified Cicerone® and who has also completed the Micro Matic Master Draft System course, as well as the Siebel Institute’s Master Draft Course, and their Aroxa Practical Beer Taster course.

Beyond her responsibilities as the Grand Rapids Chapter President, Angela Steil contributes to local publications such as MittenBrew, along with articles for nationally oriented publications. Angela also judges beer competitions, creates content for many varieties of beer classes, and works with the Grand Rapids Community College in building the curriculum for their beer program.


Before turning her main focus toward consulting, Angela worked as the Certified Cicerone® and Beer Director at Gravity Taphouse Grille in Grand Rapids. In this role she directed a 64 tap, craft beer forward beer program, conducted staff education, and worked the floor as the in-house Cicerone.

During her off time you’ll probably catch Angela smoking a cigar as she studies for the Advanced Cicerone® exam. Angela will continue to advocate and educate for the craft beer community on a national scale with the education that comes behind these credentials.

You can check out more of her work and thoughts by following her personal Instagram and Twitter pages.