Hands-on Rum Distilling Workshop (1-day)

Two Sessions: Monday, March 26, or Thursday, March 29, 2018


New Deal Distillery, 900 SE Salmon St., Portland, Oregon


Instructors: Eric Watson, President of AlBevCon, and Tom Burkleaux, Founder of New Deal Distillery

This course will introduce participants to the different styles of rum created from sugar cane and its derivatives, such as sugar cane syrup and molasses. Participants will be able to smell and taste new make spirits as it is being distilled. Topics covered in this one-day class include rum wash preparation, basics of fermentation, mechanics of distillation (stripping and spirit runs), making the cuts, barrel maturation, proofing and barreling.

$400 fee includes;

– Instruction,

– Lunch

– Round trip transportation from conference hotels to New Deal Distillery.
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Conference registration required to enroll in workshop.