WSET Level 2 Award in Spirits

During this 2 day bartending course you will learn about the production methods and characteristics of the main spirit categories and will explore key brands in the tasting sessions.

Upon successful completion of the exam, you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin, and will be able to use the associated WSET certified logo.

  • Learn how production methods affect the characteristics of spirits and liqueurs
  • Get to know more about characteristics of the principal international spirits and liqueurs. Categories that will be covered during this course: Vodka, Gin, Genever, Tequila, Mezcal, Fruit spirits, Liqueurs, Whisk(e)y, Bitters and Rum
  • Describe spirits using the WSET Level 2 systematic approach to tasting spirits

Are you working in the hospitality industry or a spirits enthusiast? Is your knowledge level in spirits beginner to intermediate and are you looking to develop your expertise in spirits and liqueurs? Then the WSET Level 2 Award in Spirits is for you!

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WSET Level 2 Award in Spirits

WSET Level 2 Award in Spirits

For only € 450,-

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There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You must be of legal drinking age (18 years old) to participate in any alcohol tasting.

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The exam will consist of a closed book exam of 50 multiple choice questions. The qualification is regulated by Ofqual.

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Guest speakers

Piet van Leijenhorst

Master distiller of Lucas Bols and internationally acclaimed expert of Genever. With over 30 years of distilling experience, he truly is the authority on Genever

David Trampe

‘Half man, half agave’. David is a passionate ambassador for Tequila and Mezcal. His love for the spirit category and extensive knowledge comes from years of research, visits to Mexico and work in the hospitality industry.

Sietse Offringa

European brand ambassador The Macallan. Sietse was born and bred with whiskey. His father, an internationally acclaimed whisky writer educated him from an early age. His knowledge of whisky goes way beyond just one brand!

Andrew Nicholls

Originally from South Africa, Andrew is an internationally acclaimed bartender and spirits consultant who recently launched his own brand of rum: William George exceptional white rum.


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