Irina Zimmermann was born on the 14th of April 1972 in Alma-Ata, RSFSR


1991 - Diploma with honours in fermentation industry  

Work activity:

Brewing plant Alma-Ata 1, Пивной завод Алма-Ата 1, technologist
1993 - 1996 brewing plant "Stuttgarter Hofbräu", Stuttgart, quality department
1997 - 2006, РR
2006 - 2013, brewing plant "Alpirsbacher Klosterbräu", Schwarzwald
Since 2010 - beer sommelier.
Took 3rd place in German beer sommelier competition in 2015.
Took 3rd place in international beer sommelier competition in San-Paulo, Brazil, in 2015.
Irina was the only woman who passed elimination trials (53 participant from 11 countries).

Today Irina bears the name of the best female beer expert in the world.

Also Irina owns a company and earns money by dint of consultations, workshops, beer articles, etc.

Irina has a great experience in beer judging worldwide.