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