WSET L2 Spirits - Saturday Online

WSET L2 Spirits - Saturday Online

This qualification teaches students a simple but comprehensive product knowledge of spirits for fun or to help prepare a person for jobs in hospitality or in other sectors of the spirits industry. 

 

Alongside knowledge of distillation, methods of production and key facts on the major spirit categories, this course also teaches students the basics of preparation and service of basic cocktails. You will be taught to critically assess spirits using WSET Systematic Approach to Tasting.

 

As well as providing drinks professionals with the basic competencies required to do their job, this course will also appeal to the interested spirits consumer who wishes to learn more about their favourite tipple! 

 

We will cover Distillation, Vodka, Whisky, Gin, Liqueurs, Aromatised Wines, Brandy and other Fruit Spirits, Tequila and Rum and how they are made. 

 

TO REGISTER FOR THIS COURSE, PLEASE BOOK BY 29th August 2020. To book after this date please contact the wine school before booking to ensure we can accommodate you. 

 

What Can You Expect? 

The course was designed with drinks trade professionals in mind, so you will learn a lot about how different spirits are made, how to accurately describe their aromas and flavours, and how to best serve them.

Also the course has proven very popular with drinks enthusiasts who are not working in the trade because the insight you gain in learning how spirits are made and particularly in learning how to taste them like a pro!

 

Course Format

  • Your course will be taught on Zoom
  • From 10 am and 1 pm on Saturdays 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th September
  • You’ll be sent a link to the meeting in the days before the course starts.
  • The Zoom sessions will be recorded so that if you have to miss a session you can catch up in your own time.  
  • To gain the qualification students need to successfully pass a multiple-choice paper of 50 questions 

 

The Exam

Successful students will receive a WSET Level 2 Award in Spirits certificate and lapel pin. 

The exam can now be held remotely (online from your own home). The price of the remote exam is included in the cost of the course; however, you will need to arrange the date of this exam with your wine school. 15 working days’ notice is required to arrange an online exam, you’ll also be offered the opportunity to sit the exam in a classroom setting in the autumn if you would prefer. 

 

Programme Outline: 

  • The main categories of spirits 
  • Process of distillation including the role of pot still vs column stills 
  • Maturation of spirits 
  • Factors affecting the flavour of spirit including base material, fermentation, distillation, post-distillation activities and maturation.  
  • The WSET Level 2 Systematic Approach to Tasting Spirits 
  • Service and sales of spirits including introduction to cocktails 
  • To gain the knowledge students need to successfully pass a multiple-choice paper of 50 questions 
  • To view the course specification, click here 

 

The Spirits to Taste

We recommend that you purchase up to 20 spirits (available from justminiatures.co.uk) to support the

the same spirits for tasting as Laura, your course tutor, will be using so you can taste along together. This is recommended, but it is not compulsory and not required in order to pass the exam but it will make the course even more fun!  A list of the 20 spirits tasted will be sent to you, all can be purchased on justminiatures.co.uk for £74.59. Purchase of the spirits is optional, and you do not need to purchase all the miniatures- delivery is free on orders over £50.  

 

 

 

 

ITEM DETAILS 

 

Cointreau 

triple sec (orange) liqueur miniature - 5cl 

SINGLE BOTTLE 

£3.04 

£3.04 

 

Mr Black 

coffee liqueur miniature - 5cl 

SINGLE BOTTLE 

£3.99 

£3.99 

 

Haymans 

old tom gin miniature - 5cl 

SINGLE BOTTLE 

£2.99 

£2.99 

 

Martin Millers 

Martin miller's london dry gin miniature - 5cl 

SINGLE BOTTLE 

£2.74 

£2.74 

 

Smirnoff 

red label vodka miniature - 5cl 

SINGLE BOTTLE 

£1.79 

£1.79 

 

Balvenie 

doublewood 12 yr single malt scotch whisky miniature - 5cl 

SINGLE BOTTLE 

£4.49 

£4.49 

 

Ardbeg 

10 yr single malt scotch whisky miniature - 5cl 

SINGLE BOTTLE 

£5.40 

£5.40 

 

Black Bottle 

blended scotch whisky miniature - 5cl 

SINGLE BOTTLE 

£3.33 

£3.33 

 

Jim Beam 

white bourbon whiskey miniature - 5cl 

SINGLE BOTTLE 

£3.37 

£3.37 

 

1800 

tequila reposado miniature - 5cl 

SINGLE BOTTLE 

£4.16 

£4.16 

 

1800 

silver tequila miniature - 5cl 

SINGLE BOTTLE 

£3.33 

£3.33 

 

Martell 

xo cognac miniature - 5cl 

SINGLE BOTTLE 

£8.33 

£8.33 

 

Martell 

vs cognac miniature - 3cl 

SINGLE BOTTLE 

£2.08 

£2.08 

 

Pere Magloire 

fine calvados miniature - 5cl 

SINGLE BOTTLE 

£3.98 

£3.98 

 

El Dorado 

12 year demerara rum miniature - 5cl 

SINGLE BOTTLE 

£4.99 

£4.99 

 

Captain Morgan 

dark rum 5cl - miniature 

SINGLE BOTTLE 

£1.99 

£3.98 

 

La Penca 

Mezcal miniature (with worm) - 5cl 

SINGLE BOTTLE 

£5.62 

£5.62 

 

Bacardi 

superior rum miniature - 5cl 

SINGLE BOTTLE 

£1.99 

£1.99 

 

Black Cow 

pure milk vodka miniature - 5cl 

SINGLE BOTTLE 

£4.99 

Places remaining: 12

Course Date/Time: Sat 29th Aug 2020 at 10 am

Duration: 3 weeks

Venue: online course

Venue:

online course




GB

Event Price: £335.00

GiftVouchers

WSETCourses

PrivateTastings

CorporateEvents

LocalWineSchool

WineSchoolLocations

What's On?

« July 2020 »
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031

Your Order

Your order currently contains

0 items at £0.00

To view your order and make your purchase view your basket.