Certificate in Scotch / Irish Whisk(e)y

Certificate In Irish Whiskey Mar. 22, 2021

Cost: $180
IWEG - Online
Edinburgh Whisky Academy - Online

New! - Certificate in Irish Whiskey from the Edinburgh Whisky Academy to launch on Monday, March 22, 2021. Enrollment is open at any time to join the course for an access period of 180 days from the date of registration with EWA.  The Certificate in Irish Whiskey comprises eight modules of engaging online content which aim to give the candidate an enhanced in-depth knowledge and appreciation of the different styles of Irish whiskey. The course was written and developed by Irish whiskey experts Fionnán O’Connor and Matt Healy. The candidate will explore the history and business of Irish whiskey, before learning the whole production and maturation processes; including the different equipment used dependent on the different mash bills adopted. The candidate will also learn about legal requirements and how to run a sensory analysis of Irish whiskey via a tutored tasting.  Beginner to intermediate, the course is well suited to those looking to break into the industry or who are new to the industry, as well as to enthusiasts looking to improve their knowledge. The course is delivered online and is completely self-paced, candidates have 180 days access to the material from registration. We estimate 8-10 hours of study time to complete the course. Successful candidates will receive a digital certificate of completion. Modules: M1: Irish Whiskey History M2: The Business of Irish Whiskey M3: Production Process M4: Pot Still Spirit Production M5: Maturation M6: Blended Irish Whiskey M7: Bottling & Labelling M8: Sensory Analysis Pre-requisites: No pre-requisites. Pre-recorded tutored tasting of the following samples (please note that samples are NOT included in the course. Students are responsible for sourcing their own samples): Bushmills 10 YO, 40% ABV Teeling Single Grain, 46% ABV Whistler Double Oaked, 40% ABV Redbreast 12 YO, 40% ABV

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