Diageo Bar Academy to host whisky masterclass

Diageo Bar Academy to host whisky masterclass

6th May, 2021 by Nicola Carruthers

Ahead of World Whisky Day, the Diageo Bar Academy will host an online whisky masterclass with the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) next week.

WSET's Charlie McCarthy and journalist Becky Paskin

L-r: WSET’s Charlie McCarthy and journalist Becky Paskin

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.

To sign up for the masterclass, click here.

To watch some of Diageo Bar Academy’s previous masterclasses, covering takeaway cocktails and low-and-no cocktails, visit www.diageobaracademy.com.

Click through to the following page to see some top tips from Paskin and McCarthy.

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