This course is ideal for individuals who wish to deepen their understanding of spirits and liqueurs in an informative and structured manner.
About the course
This course covers the main categories of spirits and liqueurs as well as the influences of production methods on the different styles available in each category. Students will develop high level analytical tasting skills while also exploring the use of spirits in cocktails. The product knowledge gained on this course will be a significant advantage to those working with spirits in both the on- and off-trade.
Successful students will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin.
How spirits are made
The characteristics of the main styles of spirits and liqueurs
How production methods affect style and quality
The major global spirits brands
Tutored tastings of around 40 spirits and liqueurs
How to taste and describe spirits using the WSET Level 2 Systematic Approach to Tasting Spirits® (SAT)
Do I need any prior knowledge?
No prior knowledge is required. All classes are delivered in English therefore a good level of English is beneficial.
Students completely new to spirits study may wish to complete the Level 1 Award in Spirits first. However, this is not essential.
You will be expected to read the provided text book prior to commencing the course.