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Level 2 / Alcoholic Beverages

COURSE
Small Batch Learning
2 hrs 38 mins

Level 2 / Alcoholic Beverages

COURSE
Small Batch Learning
2 hrs 38 mins
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Course Overview

An in-depth explanation of each of the major alcoholic drink categories, featuring 158 minutes of learning material (video, text and photo). The course covers production, definitions, rules, flavours and service for each category.

In this course, you will learn:

  • The major alcoholic drink categories, through 14 quick videos.
  • In-depth explanation of definitions, raw materials and production.
  • Accessible introductions to tasting and how each category is served.

Target Audience

This course is intended for any existing staff in the hospitality industry who are expected to make or serve drinks, plus anyone working in an F&B service role who needs to acquire a more in-depth understanding of alcoholic drinks.


Learning Outcomes

This course will give learners a thorough understanding of how alcohol is made, the different categories of alcoholic drinks, and how each one can be described and discussed, thereby building their confidence when discussing products in front of their customers.


Business Outcomes

By ensuring a thorough understanding of the different alcoholic drink categories, organisations will be increasing the knowledge base of their staff and making sure they not only understand the products they serve but are more confident in selling them. Enhancing employees’ ability to better serve guests has a flow-on effect throughout the whole business, in terms of positive reviews, social media and word-of-mouth recommendations – which helps increase repeat clientele and maximises revenue.


Duration

2 Hours 38 Minutes

Learning
Fermentation, Distillation & Maturation
Fermentation & Distillation in 90 Secondsvideo • 2 mins
Fermentationtext • 3 mins
Distillationtext • 3 mins
Pot stillstext • 3 mins
Column stillstext • 3 mins
Alcohol Maturation - Part 1text • 3 mins
Alcohol Maturation - Part 2text • 3 mins
Fermentation, Distillation & Maturation - Quizquiz
A Universe of Alcoholic Drinksdocument • 3 mins
Beer
Beer in 90 Secondsvideo • 2 mins
What is beer?text • 3 mins
Ales and lagerstext • 3 mins
Describing beertext • 3 mins
Light beertext • 3 mins
Beer servicetext • 3 mins
Beer: What Is It? - Quizquiz
Wine
Wine in 90 Secondsvideo • 2 mins
What is wine?text • 3 mins
How is wine made? - Part 1text • 3 mins
How is wine made? - Part 2text • 3 mins
Wine servicetext • 3 mins
Wine: What Is It? - Quizquiz
Cider
What is cider?text • 3 mins
How cider is madetext • 3 mins
Cider stylestext • 3 mins
How cider is stored and servedtext • 3 mins
Cider: What Is It? - Quizquiz
Vodka
Vodka in 80 Secondsvideo • 2 mins
What is vodka?text • 3 mins
Understanding “flavoured vodka”text • 3 mins
Serving vodkatext • 3 mins
Vodka: What Is It? - Quizquiz
Whisky
Whisky in (Nearly) 90 Secondsvideo • 2 mins
What is whisky?text • 3 mins
Whisky around the worldtext • 3 mins
How whisky is madetext • 3 mins
A quick word on barleytext • 3 mins
Whisky: What Is It? - Quizquiz
Scotch Whiskytext • 3 mins
What makes whiskies different? - Part 1text • 3 mins
What makes whiskies different? - Part 2text • 3 mins
Scotch regions explainedtext • 3 mins
Whisky servicetext • 3 mins
Scotch Whisky - Quizquiz
American Whiskey in 70 Secondsvideo • 2 mins
How is American whiskey made? - Part 1text • 3 mins
How is American whiskey made? - Part 2text • 3 mins
How does American whiskey taste?text • 3 mins
American Whiskey - Quizquiz
World Whisky in 80 Secondsvideo • 2 mins
Introductiontext
Irish whiskeytext • 3 mins
Irish whiskey flavourtext • 3 mins
Japanese whiskytext • 3 mins
Japanese whisky further conversationtext • 3 mins
Canadian whiskytext • 3 mins
Rest of the worldtext
World Whisky - Quizquiz
Brandy
Brandy in 80 Secondsvideo • 2 mins
What is brandy?text • 3 mins
How is brandy made?text • 3 mins
How does brandy taste?text • 3 mins
Brandy servicetext • 3 mins
Brandy: What Is It? - Quizquiz
Cognac in (Nearly) 90 Secondsvideo • 2 mins
What is cognac?text • 3 mins
How does cognac taste?text • 3 mins
How is cognac served?text • 3 mins
Cognac: What Is It? - Quizquiz
Gin
Gin in 80 Secondsvideo • 2 mins
What is gin?text • 3 mins
How does gin taste?text • 3 mins
Gin servicetext • 3 mins
Gin: What Is It? - Quizquiz
Rum
What is rum?text • 3 mins
Attempting to categorise rumtext • 3 mins
English, Spanish and Rhum Agricoletext • 3 mins
Rum ageing and maturity - Part 1text • 3 mins
Rum ageing and maturity - Part 2text • 3 mins
Serving rumtext • 3 mins
Cheeky tikitext • 3 mins
Rum: What Is It? - Quizquiz
Tequila
Tequila in (Nearly) 90 Secondsvideo • 2 mins
What is Tequila?text • 3 mins
Tequila: Sub-categories and Age Classificationstext • 3 mins
Tequila: Taste & Service - Part 1text • 3 mins
Tequila: Taste & Service - Part 2text • 3 mins
Tequila: What Is It? - Quizquiz
Liqueurs
  • What is a liqueur – and is it the same as liquor?
  • The different categories and styles.
  • How to store, serve and mix liqueurs. 
Liqueurs in 80 Secondsvideo • 2 mins
What are liqueurs?text • 3 mins
Common liqueur sub-categoriestext • 3 mins
How should liqueurs be stored?text • 3 mins
Liqueur servicetext • 3 mins
Liqueur: What Is It? - Quizquiz
Fortified Wine
What is fortified wine?text • 3 mins
Porttext • 3 mins
Sherrytext • 3 mins
Aromatised winetext • 3 mins
Vermouth servicetext • 3 mins
Fortified wine storagetext • 3 mins
Fortified Wine: What Is It? - Quizquiz
Vermouth in 90 Secondsvideo • 2 mins
Sparkling Wine
Sparkling Wine in 90 Secondsvideo • 2 mins
What is sparkling wine?text • 3 mins
What is secondary fermentation for sparkling wine?text • 3 mins
Champagne (France) - Part 1text • 3 mins
Champagne (France) - Part 2text • 3 mins
Cava (Spain)text • 3 mins
Prosecco (Italy)text • 3 mins
Sparkling wine versus champagnetext • 3 mins
Sparkling wine storagetext • 3 mins
Sparkling wine servicetext • 3 mins
Sparkling wine in classic cocktailstext • 3 mins
Sparkling Wine: What Is It? - Quizquiz
Final Quiz

60 questions on beverage basics.

Level 2 / Alcoholic Beverages - Quiz 1quiz
Level 2 / Alcoholic Beverages - Quiz 2quiz