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 gain hands-on experience in the pilot plant learning how to create unique, high quality distilled products.
Distilling 101 – February 23, 2020.
Below is an Over-View of the course
This introductory course will give the novice a basic understanding of the following processes:
Participants will have classroom instruction and handouts 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 distill 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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