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Become a Craft Distiller.
Over 37 Hours of Learning.

Expert Instructors

Our courses are taught by real-world experts, ensuring you get the most valuable knowledge available.

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Choose from three access plans to find the one that works best with your budget.

Over 37 Hours of Content

A vast library of knowledge for you to learn from. Our course covers all aspects of what it takes to open your own distillery.

What can I learn?

Get a Taste.

These videos showcase the kind of comprehensive material you’ll have access to in our online courses. There’s something for everyone, whether you’re just getting started, or you’re an experienced pro who is looking for some supplemental knowledge.

Do I need to have experience?

Absolutely not. Our video courses are designed to educate both the novice and expert alike.

What’s in a mash bill?

See: Brewing Skills for Distillation

How do I choose the right equipment?

See: Introduction to Physics and Financial Considerations

How do I measure alcohol content?

See: Introduction to Chemistry

What licenses do I need?

See: Business Development and Regulation Highlights

How do I market a distillery?

See: Social Media Marketing for Distilleries and Competitive Landscape of the Spirits Industry

What do distributors want to see?

See: Getting Your Spirits Into Bars

Example Courses.

Vodka Distillation

1 hr., 1 min.

History of Distilling

25 min.

Regulation Highlights

20 min.

Introduction to Distillation Chemistry

33 min.

Competitive Landscape of the Spirits Industry

25 min.

Aging Spirits

30 min.


"It’s great because I get a chance to work toward seeing if this is what I want to do in the future."

05Will Maschmeier, Seattle WA


"So much practical experience and knowledge. Learning facts is fun, but learning why they're important and how to use them is awesome."

05A. Lyon


"The information that I got from this class takes it all and brings it all together in such a way that you can actually grasp what you’re attempting to get into and it’s priceless."

05James Davis


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Learn to Distill Like a Pro.

The craft distilling industry is growing day by day and remains one of the best business ventures for those with the right expertise. Our distilling classes will equip you with everything you need to know to operate a successful craft distilling business. Knowledge is power and our experts have developed a comprehensive curriculum that is geared towards instilling confidence in entrepreneurs considering opening their own distillery startups. It’s also geared towards those who already have a basic understanding of craft distillation and are exploring the possibilities of jumping into commercial distillation. Our authoritative style, access to industry leaders and use of world-class methodologies offer the most complete and comprehensive craft distillery course available.

Our highly specialized, web-based distilling classes will accentuate the mash-up of art and science in the pursuit of high-quality spirits production, as well as underlying matters pertaining to business profitability and legal compliance. Students are taught the technologies and techniques that are employed towards upholding and ensuring the highest standards of consistency and quality in distilling with a special consideration towards distillery growth and long-term profitability.

In addition to our lecture-based video/audio courses, you’ll also find numerous interviews from existing craft distilleries like 3 Howls Distillery, Seattle Distilling, Sound Spirits and several others. These candid interviews are a great way to peek inside the mind of successful distillers and see how they run their facilities.

On top of the course content, members will be given access to several downloadable software tools such as a Startup Cost Estimator, a Business Expense Forecasting tool, among others. These are absolutely invaluable for preparation of a craft distillery business plan.

Our self-paced and flexible curriculum will expose you to every aspect of craft distillery operations which includes:

  • Distillation Fundamentals
  • Licensing & Compliance
  • Business Planning
  • Equipment Sourcing
  • Labeling
  • Packaging
  • Production Methods
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Raw Material Sourcing
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Taxes & Government
  • And more!

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