Comprehensive Online Workshop

$599.00

Reserved spot for the 5-Week Comprehensive Online Workshop. Learn from award-winning distiller Todd Buckley and other experts.

  • Workshop dates (all Tuesday and Thursday evenings): 5/26, 5/28, 6/2, 6/4, 6/9, 6/11, 6/16, 6/18, 6/23 and 6/25
  • Includes a free Lifetime Access membership to DistilleryUniversity.com online courses (including all footage from this Workshop – $499 value!)
  • Includes supplemental materials and Powerpoint presentations
  • Includes access to a professionally developed business plan for a craft distillery
  • Your future distillery will be featured prominently on the Alumnus Directory

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Description

Industry expert Todd Buckley covers:

Welcome to the Beverage Alcohol Industry
History of Distilling in America
Regulation Highlights to Distill in the US
The Competitive Landscape of Spirits in the US

Business Structures
Business Models
Business Plans

Introduction to Biology: Fermentation
Grains, Fruits and Yeast
Yeast Strains

Introduction to Chemistry: Alcohol
Ethanol, Methanol, Isopropanol
Organic Acids
Ethylene and Ethyl Ether
Esters
Filtration

Vodka/Whiskey/Gin/Rum Distillation
Properly Using a Hydrometer
Substrate Choices
Achieving 190 proof
Filtration
Proofing
Bottling

Brandy Distillation
Fruit Choices
Achieving 160 proof
Filtration
Proofing
Bottling

Botanicals Blending for Gin
Botanical Choices
Maceration, Decoction and Infusion
Filtration
Proofing
Bottling

Brewing Skills for Whiskey Distillation and Aging
Substrate Choices
Fermentation
Distillation Techniques
Aging
Filtration
Proofing
Bottling

Introduction to Physics: Distillation
Heating, Reflux and Condensation
Still Design
Weight, Volume and Temperature

Other topics to be covered in the class are:

  • Mashing
    • Grain choice
    • Temperatures
  • Fermentation
    • Choosing the base product
    • Yeast choice
    • Vessel choice
  • Distillation
    • Making the cuts
    • Temperature choice
    • Equipment design/performance
    • Still performance