Most establishments serve a range of beers, spirits, liqueurs, ciders and other alcoholic beverages. A professional bartender must have a thorough knowledge of the production processes; differences between products and brands; correct methods of storage and the best way of serving each type of drink.

$85.00 Price

150 mins Estimated Time

Components in this Module

1- Introduction

  • Introduction

2 - Beer

  • Beer
  • Methods of Brewing
  • Beer Styles
  • Beer Style Guide
  • Beer Trends
  • The Beer Brewing Process
  • The Modern Brewery
  • Packaging of Beer
  • Storage of Beer
  • Checkpoint 1
  • Beer Reticulation System
  • Beer Glasses and Service Procedures
  • Beer Glass Sizes
  • Beer Presentation
  • Pouring Packaged Beer
  • Pouring Draught Beer and Stout
  • Pouring Beer
  • Unprofessional Beer Pouring Techniques
  • Incorrect Beer Pouring
  • Beer Pouring Problems
  • Beer Pouring Problems Challenge
  • Mixed Beer Drinks
  • Checkpoint 2

3 - Spirits

  • Spirits
  • Brandies
  • French Cognac Quality Indicators
  • Armagnac
  • Australian Brandies
  • Checkpoint 3
  • Whiskies
  • Types of Whisky
  • Checkpoint 4
  • Rum
  • Vodka
  • Gin
  • Serving Spirits
  • Pouring Spirits
  • Storing Spirits
  • Checkpoint 5

4 - Liqueurs and Other Alcoholic Beverages

  • Liqueurs
  • Common Liqueurs
  • Liqueur Flavour Classifications
  • Liqueur Flavours Challenge
  • Manufacturing Process for Liqueurs
  • Service of Liqueurs
  • Storing Liqueurs
  • Other Alcoholic Beverages
  • Examples of speciality coffees
  • Other Drinks
  • Checkpoint 6

5 - Sensory Evaluation

  • Sensory Evaluation
  • The Four Basic Elements of Sensory Evaluation
  • Checkpoint 7

6 - Advising Customers on Beverages

  • Advising Customers on Beverages
  • Aperitifs
  • Digestifs
  • Drinks Suitable with Food
  • Food and Beer Pairings
  • Food and Beer Pairing
  • Food and Spirit Pairings
  • Liqueur Pairings
  • Checkpoint 8

7 - Extending and Updating Knowledge

  • Extending and Updating Knowledge
  • Identifying Trends
  • Using Your Knowledge
  • Conducting Product Tastings and Tours
  • Providing Advice to Customers
  • Assisting Product Selection
  • Providing Input into Menus
  • Consider the Wording
  • Specific Matching Menus
  • Checkpoint 9
  • Congratulations!


No previous knowledge or experience is required.

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