Course Overview

    1. Overview

    2. Gin across time and borders

    3. Spirits meet juniper

    4. Genever, gin’s precursor

    5. How did genever evolve into gin?

    6. The years of gin madness

    7. The gin of the “Gin Craze”

    8. Greater control & never-ending demand

    9. Concentrated ownership & production

    10. Old Tom Gin

    11. The London Dry style

    12. Dry gin rules

    13. Gin’s glory days

    14. From a ban on grain to gin’s new ‘golden age’

    1. Overview

    2. Gin reinvented

    3. UK & exports

    4. Global snapshot

    5. Gin-novation

    6. The future of gin

    1. Overview

    2. What is gin?

    3. London gin

    4. Distilled gin

    5. Standard gin

    6. Activity: Guess the gin

    7. Gins with Protected Status

    8. Genever, or Hollands, Gin

    9. Other types of gin

    10. Quiz

    1. Overview

    2. Grain neutral spirit

    3. Activity: Continuous distillation

    4. Activity: Pot still basics

    5. Video: The gin distillation process [Pickerings]

    6. Cold distillation

    7. Batch distillation

    8. Returning to a liquid

    9. Water reduction

    10. Factors affecting reduction

    11. Maceration / steeping

    12. Activity: Vapour infusion

    13. Single Shot & Multi-Shot

    14. Activity: Single shot and multi-shot methods

    15. Activity: Spirit reduction

    16. Activity: Spirit quality

    17. Activity: Slope of lyne arm

    18. Activity: Reflux

    19. Quiz

    1. Overview

    2. Activity: Botanical safari

    3. Quiz

    1. Overview

    2. Why have a gin tasting session?

    3. Download your gin flavour wheel

    4. Senses used in gin appreciation

    5. Activity: How we perceive flavour

    6. Activity: Key aromas & their associated botanicals

    7. Sensory tests

    8. Activity: Flavour influencers

    9. Quiz

About this course

  • £99.00
  • 6 modules, plus final assessment
  • EWA digital badge & certificate
  • Blue lapel pin & printed certificate (optional)
5 star rating

Absolutely loved the course. ...

Lynda O'Donnell

Absolutely loved the course. Very professionally delivered by first rate lecturers. Long overdue and very comprehensive. Topics covered included the history of gin, botanicals & sensory perception, distillation, market place and what th...

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Absolutely loved the course. Very professionally delivered by first rate lecturers. Long overdue and very comprehensive. Topics covered included the history of gin, botanicals & sensory perception, distillation, market place and what the future might hold.

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Very good service

James Wood

Very good service with friendly, well organised staff and a syllabus that gives a good grounding in the subject.

Very good service with friendly, well organised staff and a syllabus that gives a good grounding in the subject.

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The Gin information and educat...

G. PAUL CHAPMAN

The Gin information and education in distilling was top notch. Enjoy the sessions and the test. This will very helpful as we develop our Gin business in the US. Informative and educational! Course taken via internet!

The Gin information and education in distilling was top notch. Enjoy the sessions and the test. This will very helpful as we develop our Gin business in the US. Informative and educational! Course taken via internet!

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