Hands-on Distilling Workshops

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The Instructional Workshops are hands-on distilling workshops that address every step in producing, packaging, and marketing craft-distilled spirits. These workshops range from first-time introductions to master classes.

Upcoming Workshops

 

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Hands-on Whiskey Distilling Workshop and Basic Distillery Operation for the Start-up Distiller

November 12-16, 2017, at McMenamin’s Edgefield Distillery – Troutsdale, OR.   Instructor: James Whelan, Head Distiller at McMenamin’s Edgefield Distillery   This hands-on class covers the fundamentals of grain-to-glass whiskey production and business concerns in starting a distilled spirits plant. Participants will be able to smell and taste new make spirit as it is being […] More »

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Blending and Maturation Workshop with Nancy Fraley

  Blending and Maturation Workshop Friday, December 8 and Saturday, December 9, 2017   Ironroot Republic Distilling – Denison, TX.   Instructor: Nancy Fraley, Nosing Services   Day 1 (Friday) will be spent mostly in a classroom setting, as we examine the traditional philosophies and methods of blending whiskey and rum, and “cross-over” techniques in […] More »

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Hands-on Apple Brandy Distilling Workshop

            THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL October 15-20, 2017, at Tuthilltown Spirits, Gardiner, NY.   Instructor: Hubert Germain-Robin This week long advanced class offers a rare opportunity to study with Master Distiller & Master Blender Hubert Germain-Robin, International Consultant, creator of world-renowned Germain-Robin brandies and author of “Traditional Distillation: Art & […] More »