Ahead of World Whisky Day, the Diageo Bar Academy will host an online whisky masterclass with the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) next week.
A Complete Guide to Whisky Taste and Flavour with WSET will be hosted by whisky journalist Becky Paskin and the WSET’s Charlie McCarthy.
The one-hour masterclass will be held on Wednesday 12 May at 3pm UTC.
The session will help participants understand the flavour profile of whisky and what influences it. The hosts will also offer some tips on communication.
In addition, the masterclass will feature a live whisky tasting of Johnnie Walker Black Label, Bulleit Bourbon and Roe & Co Irish whiskey.
Paskin and McCarthy will be joined by special guest Ervin Trykowski, Diageo global Scotch whisky ambassador, who will provide whisky cocktail recipes and give insight into how attendees can use their knowledge of whisky flavour.
During the session, participants will be able ask the hosts questions. The masterclass will also provide real-time translation for Spanish and Portuguese speakers.
Participants will also receive a downloadable guide to tasting whisky and an official Diageo Bar Academy e-certificate.