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Certificate in Gin Online

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Enrollment is open at any time.

Online

The Certificate in Irish Whiskey from the Edinburgh Whisky Academy comprises of six online modules of interactive exercises, videos and pop quizzes to enhance your knowledge and appreciation of the different styles of Irish whiskey. The course was developed by leading experts in the category and offers a hands-on introduction to the world of gin.

You will explore the rich history of gin and learn about the key differences between the various styles of gin on the market. You will also learn the intricacies of the production process, as well as the importance of botanicals. Modules on gin tasting and gin cocktails will ensure you gain practical knowledge to fully appreciate gin and even run your own tastings.

This beginner to intermediate course is for professionals looking to break into the industry or who are new to the industry, as well as to enthusiasts looking to improve their knowledge.

The flexible, self-paced format allows you to learn in your own time and, with quizzes at the end of each module, you can measure all the knowledge you’re distilling as you go.

We estimate 8-10 hours of study time to complete the course.

Successful candidates will receive a digital certificate of completion.

There are no prerequisites. There is no tasting requirement nor is there a tasting assessment in this course.

Upcoming courses

Enrollment is open at any time.