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WSET® Level 2 Award in Spirits

WSET® Level 2 Award in Spirits

The WSET Level 2 Award in Spirits is intended for people who have little or no prior knowledge of spirits. It is intended to provide a comprehensive level of focused product knowledge required to underpin job skills and competencies – for example, in bar service, and for staff requiring focused product knowledge in retail and wholesaling businesses. Successful candidates will be able to give information on the characteristics of the principal spirits and aromatised wines as well as their methods of production. They will confidently provide guidance on the use and service of spirits and make informed recommendations to customers when selecting spirits and liqueurs to meet their taste and price requirements

What you’ll learn:

  • Understand the main production factors that determine types of spirits.
  • Understand how the principal types of spirits are produced and labelled, and describe their key characteristics
  • Understand how the principal types of flavoured spirits, liqueurs and aromatised wines are produced and labelled, and describe their key characteristics eg. (Fruit Spirits, Whisky/Whiskey, Rum, Tequila and Mezcal, Vodka and Flavoured Spirits and Vermouth)
  • Know the common equipment used and the principles involved in the service of spirits.

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