Grain to Glass and Beyond – Nov 1-3, 2019 – Asheville, NC

Grain to Glass and Beyond Workshop

 

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Friday, November 1, Saturday Nov. 2 and Sunday Nov. 3 – Chemist Distilling – Asheville, NC .

Arrivals (Thursday, 10/31) –

7pm – 9pm – Meet & Greet Reception – Antidote Rooftop Bar Social meet up (optional)

 

Day 1 (Friday 11/1)

8am – 4pm – Grain to Glass in action – Tour Day

    • Stop 1 : Farm w/housemade doughnuts & cider sampling
    • Stop 2 : Riverbend Malthouse– (Tour & Bhramari Beer sampling)
    • Stop 3 : Eda Rhyne Distillery – (Tour & Fernet and Nocino sampling)
    • Stop 4 : Lunch & Class @ White Labs (1-2pm) (Yeast class & beer sampling)
    • Stop 5 : Burial Beer Forestry Camp (Tour & Sampling)
    • Stop 6 : New Belgium Brewery (Tour & Sampling)
5pm – Return to hotel – on own for dinner

 

Day 2 (Saturday 11/2) – Hands-on Day at Chemist Distillery

Speakers and learning sessions at the distillery, with final Sensory Education
    • Grain expert from Country Malt Group
    • Tony Reeman-Clark from Single Malt Distillers, LTD. on Barrel Aging
    • Chris Reedy, Director of Food, Beverage and Natural Products at NCBioNetwork on good distilling practices
    • Jeff “Puff” Irvin, Craft Beverage Institute Director at ABTech on Recipe Development and Sensory Education
    • Start to finish hands on whiskey production, from grain in to bottling.

Lunch provided – dinner on own

 

Day 3 (Sunday 11/3) – 1/2 Day – Beyond Distillation Class Instruction @ ABTech Campus

Classroom instruction from experts in their fields including:
    • – Rebecca Crandall, certified Trademark Lawyer
    • – Chall Gray, author of The Cocktail Bar: Notes for an Owner & Operator
    • – James Donaldson, Graphic Designer and Creative Director for Chemists Spirits
    • – Jeff “Puff” Irvin, Director at ABTech
Tour of ABTech facility and equiment and Q&A Session

Departures – Sunday afternoon

 

 

$1,750 fee includes:
Note: $1,600 Early Bird price ends October 5.

  • 2.5 days of instruction
  • Breakfast and Lunch on Friday and Saturday
  • Hotel Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights
  • Transportation between hotel and Chemist of ABTech campus

AVL – Airport Transportation information:
https://flyavl.com/passenger-services/parking-transportation/ground-transportation

 

For more information, contact:

    • Anne-Sophie Whitehead –  annesophie@distilling.com

     

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