Past Workshop: Nosing for Faults, Oct 29, 2021

----    THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT    ----   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 […]

$75

2022 ADI International Spirits Competition

Preiss Imports 432 Maple St, Unit #4, Ramona, CA, United States

ADI accepts entries in all classes and categories of distilled spirits, RTDs, cocktail bitters, No/Low ABV Spirits and Mixers, as well as aperitif & fortified wines. Enter Today Download our […]

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 […]

Past Workshop: From START UP to SCALE for your Craft Distillery – November 2021

Mine Hill Distillery 5 Mine Hill Rd, Roxbury, CT, United States

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. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CKMXNBWa1Is https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3XG679HXsX0 Please note: - Hotel and […]

$1200

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 […]

WEBINAR: Purchasing a Still, Questions You Should Ask Yourself (and Your Manufacturer)

This A webinar with Matt Strickland will be all about finding the perfect still to fit your needs. With a growing list of models and manufacturers in our ever-expanding spirits industry, it can be daunting and confusing for even experienced distillers to find the right still for the job. He talk about how to decide […]

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL: ADI 2022 St. Louis

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 […]

Past Workshop: Blending, Maturation & Warehousing – Dec 2021

Ironroot Republic Distillery 3111 Loy Lake Rd, Dennison, TX, United States

THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL - 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 […]

$2900

WEBINAR: Yeast Selection and Congeners Production Management

A complex and balanced profile in a spirit is a must to increase the chances of standing out in a crowded spirits market. It is well known that congeners formation during fermentation sets up the basis from where distillers can shape their spirits through proper distillation techniques. This presentation aims to provide distillers with a […]

Distilling Research Grant Request for Proposal

Open Now Until April 29th We have $25K to fund research this year, and have to date donated $31K so far (click here to view funded research). Do you have ideas about the process of distilling and want to run some experiments? The ADI Distilling Research Grant is looking for proposals to fund! Click here […]

Past Workshop – Nosing for Faults, Mar 16, 2022

REGISTER HERE     Zoom link to be sent to attendees by March 9, 2022.   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 raw ingredients, operational controls in fermentation, distillation, maturation and storage, […]

$75

EPA Energy Star Saving Guide for Distilleries

EPA will be releasing the ENERGY STAR Energy Efficiency Guide for Distilleries on March 16. The guide contains over 180 energy saving opportunities and over 25 case studies of how distilleries have incorporated energy-efficient technologies and practices into their operations. During the launch we will go through some of the content and explain how distilleries […]

Past Workshop: From START UP to SCALE for your Craft Distillery – May 2022

Mine Hill Distillery 5 Mine Hill Rd, Roxbury, CT, United States

Join us this Spring for our 2nd "Start up to Scale for your craft distillery"workshop! May 13-15, 2022 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. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CKMXNBWa1Is https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3XG679HXsX0         […]

$1450

RUM SUMMIT 2022

Lula Restaurant Distillery 1532 St Charles Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Join us in New Orleans to explore and celebrate R(H)UM! Tuesday, June 7, 2022 - 8:30am - 5pm CDT Lula Distillery, New Orleans.   Check out past Rum Summit presentations https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ukn8vUBwsjc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ak9iOrT0C44

$150 – $175

Corn Whiskey Masterclass

Marriott Grand St Louis

ADI and Wood Hat Spirits present a full day masterclass on corn whiskey, bourbon and other corn based spirits. Come learn from some of the nation's leading experts on the flavor characteristics of heirloom corn varieties, new developments in corn genetics, corn cultivation, and models for how craft distillers can work with local farmers and […]

$220 – $235

SOLD OUT: Botanical Spirits

Still 630 1000 S 4th St, St. Louis, MO, United States

Whether you make gin, aquavit, botanical vodka, absinthe, liqueurs, or other botanical spirits, come and join the two Daves (StilL 630 Founder David Weglarz and David T Smith, International Gin Author and Consultant) for a deep dive into the world of botanicals! The duo will discuss a range of advanced techniques for extracting botanicals with […]

$235

SOLD OUT: Vodka History, Production, Trends and Tasting

Saint Louis Convention Center 701 Convention Plaza, St. Louis, MO, United States

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 […]

$225

ADI 2022 St. Louis

Saint Louis Convention Center 701 Convention Plaza, St. Louis, MO, United States

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 […]

US State Guild Legislative Meeting

Marriot Grand 800 Washington Ave, St. Louis, MO, United States

This meeting is for all US state guild members actively involved in legislation. All state guild members are invited, RSVP is required. Contact eriko@distilling.com with questions The first portion of the meeting will be a presentation by on key public policy topics at the state level including DTC, RTD’s (tax and outlet access), potential tax threats and a […]

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Sustainability Summit

Saint Louis Convention Center 701 Convention Plaza, St. Louis, MO, United States

Agenda   4:30-4:35 Welcome Remarks from Braeden Bumpers (Click here for Braeden Bumpers article on Distiller Magazine) and Introduction to the Summit   4:35-5:20 Keynote Presentation: Energy Star Guidance for Craft Distillers presented by Daniel Macri (EPA)   5:25-5:45 How to Source Renewable Energy and Reduce Carbon Emissions For Your Distillery presented by Marie Schutte […]

Free with Conference Ticket

GIN SUMMIT 2022

Marriot Grand 800 Washington Ave, St. Louis, MO, United States

The American Distilling Institute's Gin Summit, in association with The Gin Guild and Gin World St Louis, returns on Saturday 17th September 2022. The one-day conference will showcase a range of expert speakers covering a broad range of topics and tastings perfect for distillers, bartenders, journalists, industry professionals, and gin superfans. 09:30 - 10:00 a.m. […]

$150

Past Workshop: Blending, Maturation & Warehousing – Dec 2022

Ironroot Republic Distillery 3111 Loy Lake Rd, Dennison, TX, United States

REGISTRATIONS ARE OPEN - Teaching the "Blending for Maturation" workshop this year will be the dynamic duo of Nancy Fraley (Internationally renowned independent Master Blender) and Julia Nourney (Internationally renowned Spirit Consultant). Nancy and Julia first created this class at ADI 2013 Denver and have co-taught it annually. In 2017 the class expanded from three hours […]

$2900

DISTILLING RESEARCH GRANT

Do you have ideas about research on distilling that can benefit craft distillers? The ADI Distilling Research Grant is looking for proposals to fund.  Click here to view funded research, click here to submit your proposal today! Maybe you aren’t an academic and don’t have a an academic research background? We can pair you up with […]

How To Submit a Distilling Research Grant Proposal

Do you want to run experiments and gather data about the process of distilling? Commercial distillers have research and development scientist looking into process and flavor improvements, but that research is not publicly available. The Distilling Research Grant's goal is to fund research that will advance public knowledge for of the science of distilling. But […]

WEBINAR: Looking to Start, Looking to Grow

WEBINAR - July 12, 2023 - 9am PDT   Looking to Start ~ Looking to Grow  The spirits business is nuanced, competitive, and capital intensive – not to mention continually evolving. Whether you are an entrepreneur building a new distillery or brand from the ground up or an established company revamping for growth or acquisition, […]