ADI 2025 International Spirits Competition

Since 2007, ADI has upheld the highest standards in the industry by giving our judges the freedom to only award the very best, and being the first competition to provide […]

Whiskey Summit 2024

Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor Monday 8/26/24 9am - 5pm   Registrations are available as part of the 2024 ADI Conference ($180) 0r independently ($250) The American Distilling Institute’s Whiskey Summit returns for its fourth year and, once again, will feature a wide range of speakers covering Bourbon, rye, malt, and whiskey in general. A great […]

$180 – $250

Veterans Meeting

Baltimore Convention Center

ADI Veteran Group meeting (Distillery and Suppliers) and those veterans wanting to become involved in the group.   Mission Statement The Veteran Distillers Group is dedicated to empowering military veterans in the craft spirits industry by fostering a supportive community, providing valuable resources, and promoting the unique contributions of veteran distillers. Our mission is to […]

Vodka History, Production, Trends and Tasting

Baltimore Convention Center

Dive into the History, Science, Market Trends and Production Practices of American's favorite spirit, vodka! During this course, we will discuss Vodka's beginnings in Easter Europe, the geopolitics of its migration to the US and the history of its advertisement to American Consumers. We will review recent market trends, then dive in to the science […]

$200

US State Guild Legislative Meeting

Baltimore Convention Center

Open to all that are interested in state legislation to benefit craft distillers, RSVP is required:  erikodistilling.com. At noon, grab a box lunch on the expo floor and join us for a lively discussion and networking. Each state manager will share updates on victories and set backs in legislation for the last 12 months. Confirmed […]

Making Rye Whiskey Workshop at McClintock Distilling

McClintoch Distillery 35 S Carroll St, Frederick, MD, United States

Learn everything you need to mill, mash, ferment, distill and age a rye whiskey. Learn the practical skills and get hands-on experience mashing this tricky whiskey and taste through two different distillations to hone your palate for cuts, faults and desired notes. The workshop includes a balance of theory to discuss the chemistry and common […]

$200

Distillery Start-Up Bootcamp

Starting from scratch or expanding production capacity in place, distilleries need to have a firm grasp on the limits of their space from a building code and fire code perspective. In-depth review of code requirements - and limits - for distilleries, zoning codes, design lingo, and possible construction methods. We will also address when it […]

$250

Gin Summit 2024

The Gin Summit - 2024 Thursday 29th August 2024 Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor Monday 8/26/24 9am – 5pm   Registrations are available as part of the 2024 ADI Conference ($180) 0r independently ($250) The American Distilling Institute’s Gin Summit returns by popular demand. Playing host to some of the world’s most renowned gin experts, the […]

$180 – $250

Lost Ark Spirits Rum Class with Matt Pietrek

Lost Ark Distillery 9570 Berger Rd L, Columbia, MD, United States

This full day class features internationally acclaimed rum expert Matt Pietrek and three rum distillers covering all aspects of rum making. The session will be hosted at Lost Ark Distillery in Columbia Maryland). The instructing distillers are: Brad Blackwell (CEO/Distiller of Maryland’s Lost Ark Distilling) Andrew Lohfeld (CEO and head distiller of Louisiana’s Roulaison) Brett […]

$200