Whisky Ambassador Certification & Master Tasting

Sat. Oct 26, 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm EDT
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Price: $500.00
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Price: $500.00
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Whisky Ambassador Certification &  Master Tasting

Whisky Ambassador Certification Class and Master Tasting

The Whisky Ambassador Certificate class is an accredited program from Scotland taught throughout the world.

This session is set up as a day long course. At the end of the day, you will be able to sit for the Whisky Ambassador exam.

This course will include a comprehensive Scotch, Bourbon, Japanese, Taiwanese and world whiskies tasting that is not included in other classes. This class is a culmination of knowledge from the Whisky Ambassador, Bourbon Steward, Wine and Spirits Education Trust, World Masterclass of Whisky and the Institute of Brewing and Distilling. Additionally, students will get to try 15+ different whiskies from across the globe.

Whisky Ambassador Certification and Master Tasting


3401 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15201, USA


Included in Course

Whisky Ambassador Testing Fee & Processing/Shipping Fees From Scotland

Day Long Classroom Course (9AM-5PM)

Whisky Ambassador Certificate

Whisky Ambassador Pin

Custom Whisky Ambassador Course Handbook & Class Materials (Custom made for Alex's Class)


Venue Fees

Registration Fees

Lunch and Refreshments

Whisky Flights (15+ samples) - (Unique to This Class) Tasting & spitting will be recommended.

We will try whiskies from each category:







Course Outline:

Whisky Ambassador Core Curriculum:

Whisky by numbers

The basics – history, geography, production

Glassware, presentation and sales

Nosing and tasting (6 Whiskies)

Drink less. Drink better

Mixers and cocktails

Other world whiskies

**Extra Topics Covered in Alex's Class**

History of Distilling

International Whisky Markets and Statistics

Nosing and Tasting Segment with 15+ whiskies (normally only 6)

Bourbon Segment + Tasting

Japanese and Asian Whisky Introduction + Tasting

Fermenation & Distilling

Column Distillation


Additional Videos and Learning Material

Sensory and Tasting Training (Systematic Approach)

Grain Samples

Scent Samples

Wood Samples

Whisky Samples


*No Refunds but class can be rescheduled*

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Palate Partners School of Wines & Spirits 3401 Liberty Ave
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15201