Seven Reasons Why

This is the best investment you can make in your distilling education

The video and audio segments are comprehensive. You’ll learn things like:

  • Gauging methods
  • Labeling requirements
  • The distillation process
  • Running a commercial still
  • Equipment discussions
  • Still design
  • What are heads, tails and foreshots?
  • How spirits taxation works
  • Dealing with local and federal government agencies
  • Performing market research
  • Social media tactics for distilleries
  • Business plan development
  • Still heating methods
  • For a complete look at our course content, click here.

You can access the course content from any computer or mobile device with an internet connection. The courses are streamed via one of the highest-performing data services in the world, ensuring you have a smooth, high-definition and interruption-free viewing experience.

After maintaining your membership for at least 3 months, you are eligible for a Distillery University Membership Certificate. By displaying the certificate you will show your commitment to furthering your education in craft distilling.

We have the PowerPoint presentations used throughout the Workshops which you are free to download. Also included is an Excel spreadsheet designed to help you estimate distillery startup costs, as well as a Business Forecasting tool specifically designed for craft distilleries. This is invaluable as you prepare your distillery business plan (also yours to keep). You’ll also receive access to a startup fundraising presentation.

You can choose between Lifetime Access to the courses for a single payment, or pay a monthly fee. You can cancel anytime and we never make you agree to a contract. If you’re not satisfied with your membership, we will refund you with no questions asked (for full details, please see our FAQ).

Our course content comes directly from real-world distilling workshops. You’ll get the same instruction without the cost of tuition, travel and other expenses. You’ll also hear from operating distilleries in the form of candid interviews and our “Ask a Distiller” Webinars.

You’ll get access to recorded interviews with real distillers. Hear what works and doesn’t work from professionals who have been there.