Spirits and Other Beverages HOST 9115

Our Spirits and Other Beverages course exposes you to the major white spirits (gin, vodka, eaux de vie, grappa, tequila, sake) and the major brown spirits (scotch, whiskey, rye, rum, bourbon and brandies) of the world. This beverages course also teaches you about the styles and types of beer, coffee, tea and sake from a global perspective. Explore the various production methods and general principles behind mixed drinks, learn how to taste spirits and other beverages and develop the skills you need to differentiate between established products and craft menus.


You must be at least 19 years of age, and you must have completed our HOST 9112 Sensory Development and Wine Styles course.

Hours and Fees




(includes materials used in class)

Course Sections

There are no classes currently scheduled for this course. However, check back often to see if we have developed additional schedules for the fall term (through to December). If you would like to receive an email notification when our winter term (January to April 2022) is released, complete our notification sign-up form.

Contact Information


Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts

Some courses require you to purchase a textbook. The cost of the textbook is not included in the course fee unless otherwise indicated. If there is a textbook assigned for this course, it will be listed on the bookstore website.