Introduction to Whiskey


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Whiskey - it changes name and spelling depending on where it's made and its style, which is why it can feel like the largest overarching family of spirits.

Whiskey is a huge spirit category, and can be divided into different geographical regions. From Scotch, to Irish Whiskeys, to Bourbon Whiskeys, and even stretching as far as Japanese Whiskies - the difference between each spirit essentially comes down to sourcing, mash content, the aging process, and the demographic region. In this Introduction to Whiskey course, you will gain a basic understanding of the spirit and the different styles that exist.

This course will explore:

  • A brief history of whiskey and how it is made
  • How to read a whiskey label; including information on the styles of whiskey, whiskey from around the world, and the most common whiskey brands
  • How to recommend a whiskey cocktail to a guest
  • The basics of popular whiskey cocktails.

So get ready to work for your next glass of whiskey, and let's begin!


  • Certificate
    Certificate of completion
  • Duration
    15-20 mins
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