Stephen Gould

Mr. Gould is currently the Proprietor and Master Distiller at Golden Moon Distillery, ADI’s 2019 Distillery of the Year. He is also a consulting master distiller for an as yet-to-be-named whiskey project in County Kildare, Ireland. Mr. Gould has been distilling off and on for over 30 years. Mr. Gould lectures and teaches courses on distillation, including use of botanicals in the production of liquors and liqueurs, production of brandies and whiskies, craft-distillery start-ups and the history of spirits. He consults and provides tailored training for distilleries in the U.S., Europe, Asia and the Middle East. He also writes for several industry trade publications, including Distiller Magazine and Artisan Spirit Magazine.