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Spirits Distilled is a podcast brought to you by the Wine & Spirit Education Trust. WSET provides globally recognised education and qualifications in wines, spirits and sake, for professionals and enthusiasts since 1969.

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    • 3.7 • 6 Ratings

Spirits Distilled is a podcast brought to you by the Wine & Spirit Education Trust. WSET provides globally recognised education and qualifications in wines, spirits and sake, for professionals and enthusiasts since 1969.

    Adding Flavour Part 2

    Adding Flavour Part 2

    In this episode “Adding Flavour - Part 2”, WSET's Liam Scandrett chats with Flavour Architect Tom Gibson about his role and the specifics of flavour creation and chemistry.
     
    In this instalment we also hear from two special guests: Hebe Richardson tells us about her three "Desert Island Drinks", and Joe Cabassa shares his inspirational "Letter to my younger self" in English and Spanish.
     
     Subscribe now to hear the rest of the series, we will be covering hot topics like whiskey, fermentation and flavour additions – with great tips on how to taste like a professional in the drinks industry using WSET's Systematic Approach to Tasting (SAT).
     
     You can find out more about our qualifications in wine, spirits and sake by visiting wsetglobal.com.

    This week’s episode features:

    Host:
    Liam Scandrett, UK Business Development Manager – Spirits, WSETGuests:
    Tom Gibson, FlavormanFeatured guest:
    Hebe Richardson, DrinkswithHebeJoe Cabassa, The Macallan

    • 52 min
    Adding Flavour - Part 1

    Adding Flavour - Part 1

    In this episode “Adding Flavour - Part 1”, WSET's Liam Scandrett chats with Joe McGirr, Matt McGivern and Siobhan Feeley about their careers in the drinks industry and what they have learned about Adding Flavour.
     
     In this instalment we also hear from a special guest: Natsuki Kikuya tells us about her three "Desert Island Drinks", and shares her inspirational "Letter to My Younger Self".
     
     Subscribe now to hear the rest of the series, we will be covering hot topics like whiskey, fermentation and flavour additions – with great tips on how to taste like a professional in the drinks industry using WSET's Systematic Approach to Tasting (SAT).
     
     You can find out more about our qualifications in wine, spirits and sake by visiting wsetglobal.com.

    This week’s episode features:

    Host:
    Liam Scandrett, UK Business Development Manager – Spirits, WSETGuests:
    Joe McGirr, The Boatyard DistilleryMatt McGivern, Rebel DistillersSiobhan Feeley, Sacred SpiritsFeatured guest:
    Natsuki Kikuya, WSET

    • 57 min
    Maturation

    Maturation

    Grab your favourite spirit or cocktail and settle in to listen to WSET's Spirits Distilled podcast - In this episode “Maturation”, WSET's Charlie McCarthy chats with Ashok Chokalingam, Lora Hemy  and Yuchen Zhong  about their careers in the drinks industry and what they have learned about maturation.
     
     In this instalment we also hear from a special guest: Billy Abbott tells us about his three "Desert island drinks", and shares his inspirational "Letter to my younger self".
     
     Subscribe now to hear the rest of the series, we will be covering hot topics like whiskey, fermentation and flavour additions – with great tips on how to taste like a professional in the drinks industry using WSET's Systematic Approach to Tasting (SAT).
     
     You can find out more about our qualifications in wine, spirits and sake by visiting wsetglobal.com.

    This week’s episode features:

    Host:
    Charlie McCarthy, Business Development Manager – Spirits, WSETGuests:
    Ashok Chokalingam, Amrut DistilleriesLora Hemy, Roe and Co WhiskeyYuchen Zhong, Yuankun  Featured guest:
    Billy Abbott, The Whisky Exchange 

    • 41 min
    Beauty of the Yeast

    Beauty of the Yeast

    Grab your favourite spirit or cocktail and settle in to listen to WSET's Spirits Distilled podcast - In this episode “Beauty of the yeast”, WSET's Liam Scandrett chats with Maggie Campbell and Shane McNamara about their careers in the drinks industry and what they have learned about fermentation.
     
     In this instalment we also hear from a special guest: Dani Umoette tells us about his three "Desert island drinks", and shares his inspirational "Letter to my younger self".
     
     Subscribe now to hear the rest of the series, we will be covering hot topics like whiskey, fermentation and flavour additions – with great tips on how to taste like a professional in the drinks industry using WSET's Systematic Approach to Tasting (SAT).
     
     You can find out more about our qualifications in wine, spirits and sake by visiting wsetglobal.com.

    This week’s episode features:

    Host:
    Liam Scandrett, UK Business Development Manager – Spirits, WSETGuests:
    Maggie Campbell, Privateer RumShane McNamara, ZX VenturesFeatured guest:
    Dani Umoette, Pernod-Ricard 
     

    • 43 min
    Tasting Spirits

    Tasting Spirits

    Grab your favourite spirit or cocktail and settle in to listen to WSET's Spirits Distilled podcast - In this episode “Tasting Spirits”, WSET's Charlie McCarthy chats with Elayne Duff and Dawn Davies MW about their careers in the drinks industry and how their experiences have shaped the way they assess and judge spirits.

    In this instalment we also hear from two special guests: Russell Burgess tells us about his three "Desert island drinks", and Richard Paterson shares his inspirational "Letter to my younger self".

    Subscribe now to hear the rest of the series, we will be covering hot topics like whiskey, fermentation and flavour additions – with great tips on how to taste like a professional in the drinks industry using WSET's Systematic Approach to Tasting (SAT).

    You can find out more about our qualifications in wine, spirits and sake by visiting wsetglobal.com.

    This week’s episode features:

    Host:
    Charlie McCarthy, Business Development Manager – Spirits, WSETGuests:
    Dawn Davies MW, Speciality DrinksElayne Duff, Duff on the RocksFeatured guests:
    Russell Burgess, Managing Director, Wet & DryRichard Paterson, Master Blender, Whyte & Mackay

    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

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6 Ratings

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Best Spirits Podcast

This podcast is amazing for those who care

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Great conversation

It was great to hear from two successful women in the spirits industry. Looking forward to the next episode!

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Real talk from real spirits professionals

I was really looking forward to this and love that the conversation is authentic for spirits professionals. Can’t wait for more.

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