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Aroma Academy Sensory Training

Aroma Academy Sensory Training

04dec9:00 am5:00 pmAroma Academy Sensory Training

Speakers for this event

  • Alan Gordon

    Alan Gordon

    Co-Founder and Managing Director at Aroma Academy

    Aroma Academy is a global leader in the development of Aroma Recognition skills with a range of products and training programs that are designed to develop and fine tune aroma recognition ability. Products and training programs cover a variety of drinks categories including Whisky, Wine, Gin, Bourbon and Rum.

    Co-Founder and Managing Director at Aroma Academy

Event Details

Moonshine University is happy to partner with Aroma Academy on this Aroma Academy Sensory Training class that is a much-needed, yet often underutilized skill for spirits enthusiasts and experts alike.

Instructors: Alan Gordon and Moonshine University Instructors

Course Overview

Come learn the art of nosing and aromas from Alan Gordon, Co-Founder & Managing Director of Aroma Academy, the world’s leading provider of customized aroma kits and aroma training. In this day-long course you will lead through your custom aroma kit to start learning how to dissect the base components of many of the world’s popular spirits, from whiskey, to rum, to gin.

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  • Introduction
  • Introduction to Aroma Recognition
  • The Sense of Smell : an overview
  • Introduction to how Aromas/Flavors behave
  • Aroma/Flavor Vocabulary
  • Olfactory Practice : Aroma Recognition “A to Z”
  • Aroma/Flavor Profiling
  • Linking Aroma/Flavor Profiles to Specific Drinks
  • The Chemistry of Aromas : an introduction
  • Aroma/Flavor “Faults”
  • Introduction to Sensory Competency Program
  • Summary

Course Objectives

This class will help you hone your nose to be able to pick out individual characteristics from spirits and arm you with the knowledge you need to become better over time, along with the knowledge of best practices for doing sensory on spirits.

Tuition: $500.00 USD for Individual Members

Tuition Includes:

  • All class-related materials
  • Breakfast, lunch and refreshments


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