Thomas Wijns


GBS Full Member

Syntra® Zythologist


Company Details: As owner of Serve the Perfect Beer, my mission is to inspire, improve and empower beer professionals to ensure the best beer quality is delivered to the end consumer.

What do I do best:

  1. Host masterclasses focused on growing knowledge about beer and the brewing industry
  2. Host practical training seminars for bartenders focused on daily operations in the on-trade
  3. Host tastings to create in-depth understanding about the importance of service quality

Biography: My journey in the world of beer:

  • Worked in the Bierkoning in Amsterdam a specialist beer bottle-shop: 2005 – 2017
  • Worked in the Arendsnest the specialised Dutch Beer-bar in Amsterdam: 2006 – 2017
  • Graduated as Liquorist at the Dutch Wine Academy: 2009
  • Graduated as Zythologist at the Belgium Beer education hosted by Syntra: 2010
  • Worked as manager of operations in the Arendsnest : 2010 – 2013
  • Graduated my BA in International Hospitality management: 2013 - 2016
  • Developed a on-trade training program for WARSTEINER, Perfect Pour Trainer: 2015 - present
  • Opening up a beer training centre for small groups in the centre of Amsterdam 2018 January. 

My personal mission is to share the stories of great beer worldwide.