Bermondsey Street based WSET School London are hosting a fantastic beginner-level whisky/whiskey tasting and cocktail demonstration with their spirits expert Hannah Lanfear. This beginner-level tasting is perfect for those who enjoy a great dram or a classic whiskey cocktail and want to know more about this fascinating spirit. The first part of this session takes place in our tasting room at WSET School London, where you’ll learn the basics of whisky/whiskey production and key styles from around the world through a tasting of at least six different samples. Armed with your new-found knowledge, you’ll then head down to The Hide, the bar next door to WSET School London. Your tutor Hannah will demonstrate how to craft some of the world’s best-loved cocktails like the Whisky Sour, the Old Fashioned and the Manhattan. Read more/ book your place >>
Learn something new this autumn and join WSET School London for their first ever ‘Saturday Spirits School.’ This hands-on course includes an accredited WSET Level 1 Award in Spirits course complete with a tour of two fantastic local distilleries – The London Distillery Company (Dodd’s Gin, Kew Organic Spirits) and The Bermondsey Distillery (Jensen’s Gin). Get up close with the process of distillation, learn how to taste spirits and discover what defines the key styles including gin, whisky and rum. All topped off with a refreshing post-course gin and tonic! BOOK NOW >> Dates/Times:27thOctober and 2ndNovember, 10am-2.30pm. Location: WSET School London Price: £185 About WSET School London Based on Bermondsey Street, WSET School London offers a unique programme of tastings, events and accredited Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) qualification courses in wine, spirits and sake. Their schedule is varied and ever-changing, catering to all levels of knowledge from complete beginner to connoisseur. Every year, students from all over the world travel to London Bridge to develop their wine, spirits and sake knowledge with WSET School London.