WSET ® Level 2 Spirits

Flashcards created by top wine experts to supplement the official WSET Level 2 Spirits preparation

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The world’s best study tool for WSET ® Spirits.

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Brainscape’s full-perspective, adaptive flashcards cover the basics you need and the specifics you crave to help you prepare for and pass the WSET ® Level 2 Spirits exam. They’re also an extensive resource for those not in the industry but who are passionate about spirits and want to up their game!

Exploring the world of spirits and beverages!

If you’re a drinks professional or enthusiast looking to take your knowledge and/or career to the next level, Brainscape’s adaptive, digital flashcards for the WSET ® Level 2 Spirits qualification are the best (most efficient and convenient) review tool for the job!

Designed in strict accordance with this prestigious qualification’s latest edition textbook and recommended readings, you’ll learn about the world’s major spirits categories, production methods, serving and storage, and distillation and flavoring processes, as well as how to taste like a professional and use spirits to make certain cocktails.

In other words: everything you need to know to take your spirits education to that next level.

Detailed, expert instruction will help efficiently broaden your baseline knowledge in everything from base ingredients, regional labeling terms, and the differences between the whiskies of the world to the factors that influence distillate quality and which botanicals or flavorings are used for certain spirits and liqueurs. Brainscape’s flashcards can help you study more efficiently and effectively, so that you retain more information, quicker, and remember it for longer.

Meet our lead author for the WSET ® Level 2 Spirits

Brainscape's insider team of beverage professionals has worked tirelessly to create the most comprehensive set of flashcards for WSET ® Level 2 Spirits exam-takers and drinks enthusiasts. Our lead author is Brian Mitchell, a 27-year industry veteran who has worked in many facets of the drinks industry: as a bartender and bar manager, retail wine and spirits buyer, sommelier, multi-unit corporate beverage director, wine and spirits educator.

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The brain is hardwired to learn and remember information a certain way. The Brainscape™ flashcard app was born out of the question: what if we leveraged this hardwiring to help students learn more efficiently? Fueled by curiosity, our team of cognitive scientists from Columbia and Yale spent years developing a scientifically optimized learning platform to boost your learning.

Our "secret sauce" is a learning algorithm that delivers information to your brain in a way that optimizes its ability to retain that information. And it’s the spaced repetition of WSET ® Spirits Level 2 content at precisely the right interval for YOUR brain that makes Brainscape so effective for remembering the facts.

With Brainscape’s WSET ® Level 2 Spirits course, you get:

  • Nearly 400 cards with in-depth coverage of the most important spirits, beverages, and liqueur categories, the techniques and regions in which they’re produced, proper storage and service, and the basics of a professional bar set-up.
  • Explanations of spirits categories, labeling terms, aging requirements, and classifications so you have a thorough understanding of each topic covered.
  • Ongoing feedback, statistics, and visualization tools to help you track your progress.
  • A carefully tailored curriculum that builds on previous concepts and guides you from grain to glass.
  • In-sync studying across Brainscape’s website and all your iOS and Android devices.

Now go crush the WSET ® Spirits Level 2 exam!

Brainscape is not sponsored or endorsed by official publications, tools or services connected to the WSET®.

Decks in this class (13)

Tasting and Evaluating Spirits
To learn to taste and understand rather than simply drinking
35  cards
Factors Determining the Style and Quality of Spirits
Learn about all of the decisions that can and need to be made before, during and after distillation of spirits.
35  cards
The Spirits Industry
Who makes spirits and why they may be different.
16  cards
Fruit Spirits
Learn about the historical and classic categories of these intriguing spirits, made anywhere in the world fruits are grown.
26  cards
Whisky/Whiskey
Grains and oak barrels and the impact on style of whiskies from around the globe.
30  cards
Rum and Cachaça
To understand the sugar cane based spirits of the world.
37  cards
Tequila and Mezcal
To discover the basics of the agave based spirits and the various styles made from them.
38  cards
Vodka
Understanding vodka's appeal as a neutral spirit, as well as its flexibility in cocktails.
18  cards
Techniques for Flavoring and Coloring Spirits
Discovering the various ways spirits can be colored and flavored.
13  cards
Flavored Spirits and Liqueurs
Understanding the various types of spirits where added flavors are key to their style.
21  cards
Aromatised Wines
Not necessarily spirits, the drinks in this section are key to understanding cocktail culture, especially with regard to vermouth.
13  cards
An Introduction to a Spirits Bar
An introduction to properly setting up a professional bar and the tools needed to make drinks of all types.
41  cards
Cocktails
Understanding classic recipes and the various types of recipe combinations.
36  cards

Satisfaction guaranteed.

Written by spirits professionals, our flashcards are the best review tool out there for mastering the world of spirits and beverages. If they passed with these methods, so can you!

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