WORKSHOP: Nosing for Faults, Oct 29, 2021 SOLD OUT

----    THIS EVENT IS FULL    ----   October 29, 2021 - 9am-12:30pm PST via zoom. Zoom link to be sent to attendees by (October 22, 2021) This highly sought-after, in-depth session will explore the various factors that influence the development of off-flavors and taints in distillates. We will look at the entire production process from […]


WEBINAR: Understanding Your Still, What All Those Fancy Gadgets Really Do

A webinar with Matt Strickland. In this presentation he will briefly discuss the basic still components, how they function, and how they affect the character of your distillate. We will also look at the various specialty components that often come with modern stills, explain how they operate, and how you can leverage them to distill […]

WORKSHOP: From START UP to SCALE for your Craft Distillery

Mine Hill Distillery 5 Mine Hill Rd, Roxbury

This workshop is the first ADI workshop in New England in over 5 years! November 5-7, 2021 Mine Hill Distillery, Roxbury, CT Hosted by Elliott Davis, Mine Hill Distillery Offering a full review of how to set up your distillery for success, from financing, to operations and sales/marketing. Please note: - Hotel and […]


WEBINAR: Ask the Expert, Distillery Branding

A webinar with Seth Sirbaugh, Principal of Tribe Branding & Design, moderated by our own ADI president Erik Owens Everyone in the distilling industry hears the term ‘branding’ every day, but it's often said as a catch all, misused, or just partially explained. Your brand and identity can have as big an impact on your business as […]


The American Distilling Institute has now opened the Request for Proposals for educational sessions for ADI 2022 in Saint Louis, MO, September 14-16, 2021. Call for Proposal closes November 25,2021.  Accepted presenters and rejected sessions will be notified by December 31, 2021. WE WILL ONLY ACCEPT SUBMISSIONS SENT VIA THIS LINK. Advanced scientific, operational, safety and […]

WORKSHOP: Blending, Maturation & Warehousing

Ironroot Republic Distillery 3111 Loy Lake Rd, Dennison

Returning to Ironroot Republic Distillery in Denison, TX for the 4th year, this very successful, in-depth master class will sell out early. Nancy Fraley (Internationally renowned independent Master Blender) will be teaching this class on all aspects of barrel maturation. Arrivals (Sunday) - Meet & Greet reception at the hotel - 7:30pm Day 1 (Monday) […]


ADI 2022 St. Louis

America's Center 701 Convention Plaza, St. Louis

Celebrate with us in St Louis, MO, "Gateway to the West", ideally accessible via air and road travel. Experience the exciting growing Missouri craft spirits scene with more than 30 distilleries and cooperages on the Missouri Spirits Expedition. Hear from our distinguished keynote, Dr Anne Brock, Head Distiller at Bombay Sapphire. After a day of educational sessions […]

CLASSROOM: Vodka History, Production, Trends and Tasting

America's Center 701 Convention Plaza, St. Louis

Vodka is the most difficult spirit to distill, with grain to glass vodka being a truly undervalued spirit in the craft industry. This misunderstood spirit has a vast flavor profile and subtle nuance which is to be respected. Caley Shoemaker began her career at Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey in 2008, then transitioned to Master Distiller and […]



A deep technical dive into the spirit featuring lectures and tastings.