Geoff Stewart & Mike Beile, 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 on the production floor learning how to create unique, high quality distilled products.
This course is a hands-on workshop where attendees will learn the principles of grain-spirit production in the classroom, and move to the distillery floor and participate in each of the processes: mashing, fermentation, and distillation of grain spirits.
The course will be held onsite at Rig Hand Craft Distillery, where the class will participate in crafting a variety of distillates. The class will perform the actual mashing, and then distillation , including frequent tasting and monitoring of the incoming spirits to determine the cuts from heads to hearts, from hearts to tails, from tails to shut-off, and to basking in the glory of a successful distillation run.
We begin each phase of spirits production in the classroom learning the principles of each process, and then move to the floor to practice the processes in a real-life application of the principles.
After taking this course, the attendee will have a detailed understanding of all the processes of grain spirit production, and will have participated in each of the processes, and will be prepared to make grain spirits on their own distillery floor.
Cost: $1,995.00 CAD + GST per person