Oct 7-10, 2019 / Bio / Food / Tech, Charlottetown, PEI

Geoff Stewart , Mike Beile, and Grant Keller will be conducting a comprehensive 4 day course covering basics of fermentation and distilling, craft production, classifications, infusions, filtering, licensing & regulations, safety, and fermentation and distilling techniques. Participants will gaind hand on experience in the pilot plant learning how to create unique, high quality distilled products.

Distilling Course 101

Dates for our next course:

Distilling 101 – November 3, 2019.  Sign up here

Below is an Over-View of the course

Distilling 101

Date: November 3, 2019
The basics of spirits production

This introductory course will give the novice a basic understanding of following processes:

  1. Mashing
  2. Fermentation
  3. Distillation
  4. Dilution & Flavouring

Participants will have classroom instruction and hand outs outlining the key points to follow in each process for safety and successful spirits production.

The participants will learn the complete process for both a sugar-shine and a grain-based whisky recipe. Participants will learn to cook a sugar-shine recipe, pitch yeast, and distil this recipe. The resulting spirit will be proofed to 40% and flavourings can be added.

Participants will also learn to mash a malted barley recipe and pitch yeast to create a Scotch-style whisky.

Cost: $299 + GST (Lunch will be provided.)

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Rig Hand Distillery Production Floor

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