07/01/2020 by Bartender Lifestyle 0 Comments
WSET LV2 Spirits
Looking behind the label
The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) is an awarding body and registered charity devoted to the development and delivery of qualifications and courses in spirits, and we are so proud to be an APP (Approved Program Provider)
WSET Awards is accredited as an awarding body by Ofqual (UK Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), is a member of FAB (Federation of Awarding Bodies)
Our mission is to provide accessible, best-in-class education and qualifications to inspire and empower the world’s spirit professionals and enthusiasts.
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.
What's covered in the course?
- 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.
Anyone can say they're an expert in wines and spirits, with a WSET qualification you can prove it. WSET qualifications are globally recognised as the international standard in wine and spirit education. Be labelled an expert with WSET.