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Gin Tasting Experience


This course is suitable for students aged 19 and over.

This course will provide you with the opportunity to discover which gins you like and why, with a fresh take on the world of gin.

The course is perfect for the absolute beginner through to gin enthusiasts. It is a great way to meet new people who share your passion for gin and would also make the perfect gift for a gin lover.

When will I start the course and how long will it take?

This course is due to start on Wednesday 4th May 2022. You will attend college on Wednesday evening from 7.00pm - 9.00pm, for four weeks.

This course takes place at St Helens College, Town Centre Campus, St Helens, WA10 1PP.

What will I study?

The course will provide you with an opportunity to deepen your knowledge about different gins and the art of distillation.

It will provide you with a general overview of the history of gin from antiquity to modern times, focusing on factors that impact style, quality and flavour.

Each week there will be a practical tasting session of four different gins.

How is it assessed?

There is no formal assessment. As with all our leisure courses the main emphasis is to come and enjoy.

Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?

There are no formal entry requirements. You do not need to be a gin connoisseur to enjoy the sessions!

You will need to be at least 18 years old to participate and proof of age with a valid ID is required.

What are the course fees?

The total cost of this course is £130.

This price is inclusive of all the gins that you will taste at each session.

What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?

You may wish to progress on to our other Colours Cookery School courses, to continue to build your culinary skills and experience.

Alternatively you may wish to pursue an accredited qualification in this subject, which will allow you to practice your skills in the trade.

I'm interested in this course, what should I do next?

If you would like to submit an application to study this course, simply fill in our online form here.

However, if you still have questions in relation to this course and wish to receive further information, please submit your enquiry here.

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