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  1. Registration for ADI's 2018 Judging of Craft Spirits is Open Now! The purpose of this judging is to help promote the craft spirits industry and the people who are producing the finest quality artisan spirits, bitters, aperitif and fortified wines and to give participants valuable, unbiased, third-party feedback on the quality and process of their spirits. WHO CAN ENTER? ADI accepts entries in all classes and categories of craft spirits from US and International distillers, blenders, bitters makers, and producers of aperitif & fortified wines who are: Independently Owned: Less than 25% of the producer is owned or controlled (or equivalent economic interest) by alcoholic beverage industry members who are not themselves a craft distiller, blender, bitters maker, or producer of aperitif & fortified wines. Small-Scale: Producer has maximum annual sales of 100,000 proof gallons (about 473,000 liters/52,500 9-liter cases). WHAT DO I GET FOR ENTERING? Double-gold, gold, silver, and bronze medals will be awarded with certificates for spirits judged worthy of recognition. All entrants will receive tasting notes with comments from the spirits judges. All entrants will also be considered for our Packaging Awards and be evaluated to see if they if they meet the standards for ADI’s Certification of Craft Spirits at no additional cost or paperwork. Award winners will receive a physical awards as well as a digital renderings of all applicable medals, awards and certifications. Judges reserve the right to not award medals when, in their opinion, no spirits in that category merit an award. Medals and Packaging Awards will be announced at the American Distilling Institute’s Annual Conference & Vendor Expo, March 26-29, 2018 in Portland OR. NOPTIONAL ADD-ONS During registration entrants can choose to purchase professional bottle image(s) of any of the spirits entered and entrants can submit one or more of their registered spirits for testing and receive a certificate of chemical analysis which is valid for all major retailers, most countries import/export and tender purposes. A $700 value offered to judging entrants for $150 per spirit. For more details check out our submission guidelines. Download and example certificate here to get an idea of what information is included. DEADLINES Deadline for International Spirits Registration: January 5, 2018 Deadline for US Spirits Registration: January 19, 2018 Deadline for Receiving Entries: January 25, 2018 ENTRY FEES: Early Bird Registration Up through December 24, 2017 ADI Members $200 per spirit for US entries $250 per spirit for international entries Bulk discount for members who enter more than 10 spirits Non-Members $300 per spirit for US entries $350 per spirit for international entries Standard Registration After December 25, 2017 ADI Members $250 per spirit for US entries $300 per spirit for international entries Bulk discount for members who enter more than 10 spirits Non-Members $350 per spirit for US entries $400 per spirit for international entries DISCOUNT FOR AFFILIATE ASSOCIATIONS Members of the following Affiliate Associations: The Gin Guild Ontario Distillers Association Australian Distillers Association may enter their spirits at the ADI Member price even if they are not current members of ADI. For more information download the attachments or go to ADI's Judging Page TO ENTER YOUR SPIRITS, CLICK THE LINK TO REGISTER TODAY 2018 ADI Judging Fact Sheet.pdf 2018 ADI Judging Shipping Label.pdf 2018 ADI Submission Guidelines.pdf cola_waiver_2018 ADI Judging_template.doc
  2. Our attendees are eager to Call for Presentations at ADI's 2018 Craft Spirits Conference & Expo in Portland Oregon Come share your expertise at the largest distilling conference in the country. Our attendees are eager to learn from their peers and industry experts about all things distilling, from setting up their company to making important marketing decisions to dealing with exports and fulfillment. There is increasing interest for specialized presentations around technical decisions, expert topics and upcoming trends and research. You can submit several separate sessions if you would like. We reserve the right to combine presentations that deal with a similar subject in panel sessions. If you are not ready to present, but would like to suggest a session that would benefit our industry, you can email us at speakers@distilling.com. We also welcome your suggestion or submission of White Papers and case studies (to be potentially used online and at the conference). All submissions will be reviewed by an expert committee. Interested in submitting? Here are our tips: Create a presentation title that clearly describes your session. The shorter, the better. Identify your target audience and level of knowledge (basic/start-up, intermediate/confirmed, expert/master) Identify your track (marketing, administration, technical knowledge, general industry knowledge) Identify your presentation format (lecture, roundtable, hands-on, panel) Write an engaging presentation description in 150 words or less. Summarize course objectives, learning outcomes and specific skills attendees can expect to gain from your presentation. Providers (vendors) to the industry should bring a customer as their main presenter to share success and failure with their peers. We choose presentations based on the interest for our attendees. Indicate if you have a book and if you'd like to do a book signing. Deadline for submission is SEPTEMBER 15, 2017. Presenter Expectations Keep the number of presenters to 2 maximum, unless on a panel. All co-presenters must actively participate in the presentation. Keep the timing of the presentation to 45min or less, unless special request is made Presentations must reflect the description given at submission. To be considered, your session must be educational in nature. No sales pitch will be accepted. Presenters are responsible for securing and paying for travel and lodging. ADI will provide Speaker Passes as well a discounted guest pass for the Conference & Expo. Material should be original and will be shared with our attendees (for copyright reasons, you can submit an abridged version of your presentation to be offered to the attendees after the conference if you so chose). For multiple speakers, each speaker will be required to agree to the submission and rules. Incomplete submissions will not be accepted. Email speakers@distilling.com if you have an idea but need help with the format. What's next? Our Review Committee will review and advise by November 15, 2017. Email Speakers@distilling.com with questions. Submit your Proposal Today!
  3. Off-Centered Summer Spirits Brand Ambassador What This Entails: Dogfish Head Distilling Co. is seeking a passionate craft spirits loving Off-centered Spirits Brand Ambassador to sell our delicious scratch-made spirits in this newly created summertime role! You’ll be infusing a whole lot of Dogfish love in the Delmarva market while educating consumers on our delicious spirits portfolio of goodness. With general guidance from our Regional Spirits Sales Manager, you’ll be supporting summertime activation plans, nurturing great relationships with our beloved accounts, engaging with fans at distillery events, festivals, off premise tastings events and such and brilliantly executing the Kegged Cocktail Program. You’ll be assisting in securing placements, negotiating awesome shelf positions and positioning displays as you continue to build the Dogfish Head Distilling Co. brand loyalty and commitment. You’ll be working closely with our distributor and retail partners infusing your in-depth Dogfish knowledge by providing education and top notch guest experiences. You’ll be hosting weekly events, including tastings, festivals and cool promotions throughout the Delmarva region. You will be required to travel up to 100% of the time within your market using good time management to ensure that nothing slips through the cracks. If brand ambassadorship and scratch made goodness drives your inner passions, and you have a dazzling personality, we’re waiting to hear from you! What You Need To Land This Gig: The preferred candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Biz or other relevant discipline. You must have a minimum of 1 year sales/marketing experience. In this role, you’ll need to be available May 1st – September 15th2017. For the right candidate, we are able to flex the end date if earlier departure is needed, preference given to candidates who can work the entire duration. Note: this is a seasonal position; no expectation of extension is guaranteed or projected. This position requires the ability to work late nights, early mornings, weekends, and holidays as it is necessary to support our brand initiatives. You must be able to maintain your sobriety and professionalism while working in environments where the spirits may be flowing, and a clean driving record is essential. You’ll need to build strong working relationships with your RSM & General Manager as they’ll be your leaders in the market for advice and guidance. You must enjoy working independently, be super engaging and enjoy promoting the Dogfish Head Distilling Co. brand as we’re seeking a real go-getter here! Bundle Of Goodies: Dogfish Head Distilling Co. offers competitive compensation and an amazing off-centered culture! Where’s It’s At: The ideal candidate will be located in the Delmarva region! How To Apply: Qualified, interested and dynamic individuals should please apply online through our website: https://www.dogfish.com/careers . Resumes without cover letters will be hard pressed for consideration, truly. Please help keep recruiters stay sane, no phone calls pretty-please. We can’t wait to hear from you hand crafted spirits lovers! Proud to be EOE.
  4. Distiller What This Entails: Dogfish Head Distillery is seeking an off-centered, craft spirit lovin’ Distiller to join our wonderful Distillery team. Under general supervision of our Lead Distiller, you will bring your love of the craft to the thoughtful production of our amazing portfolio of spirits. You will also support distillery production planning and bring the skills and experiences to support the continued optimization of our distillery operation. You'll get to produce our off-centered world class spirits, but will also handle full operations through to packaging. You'll be looking to you to champion quality and process improvement initiatives in an effort to increase productivity, efficiency and safety. In addition to the craft, the successful candidate will also care about the business of spirits production and will seek to lend process perspective to budgeting, planning and equipment discussions. You’ll be charged with establishing, documenting and maintaining SOPs which includes maintaining our recipe book. In this role you will support the timely execution of our master schedule to achieve all spirit production goals. We’ll also be looking to you to track, inventory and log all phases of the production process to ensure all Compliance and Regulatory reporting comes off without a hitch! You’ll surely need to be a champion of cleanliness and proper sanitation, ensuring that our production facility, storage area and equipment are always pristine and ready to go in a safe manor. As our Distiller you will embrace spirit education for Dogfish coworkers and guests and will support its delivery, understanding that information breeds enthusiasm and oftentimes translates to sales! You’ll need to be a collaborative, communicative team-player who fosters great working relationships with peers. Teamwork makes the dream work and we dream big at Dogfish. What You Need To Land This Gig: The qualified candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five years of progressive commercial spirits distillation experience. A Science or Engineering major will be a serious plus! You’ll need to have an understanding of distilling and brewing science and a working knowledge of the equipment and systems that go along with it with an emphasis on practical brewing/distilling techniques aimed at quality, consistency and flavor. Having a stellar track record of formulating and producing world class spirits and beverages also won’t hurt. Solid computer skills must also be in your tool chest as well. The ideal candidate will be passionate about quality, safety and efficiency, and be someone that the team can depend on. A passion for craft beer and spirits, Dogfish, and off-centeredness is pretty important to us This is no desk job so you must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and be on your feet and walking throughout the course of the entire shift. Qualified candidates must also be able to balance/climb, stoop/kneel and crouch/crawl on a consistent basis as well as reach over their shoulders frequently. This is a rotating shift gig, so the ability to work nights and some weekends is an absolute must. Bundle Of Goodies: Dogfish Head Distillery offers competitive compensation including bonus potential, 401K company match, a fabulous health care package to include health/dental, an amazing work culture, & most importantly perhaps FREE beer! Where It’s At: Milton, Delaware & Rehoboth, Delaware How To Apply: If interested, please visit http://www.dogfish.com/careers?p=job%2FosiF3fwc to submit a cover letter with resume and salary requirements. Resumes without cover letters will be hard pressed for consideration, truly. Help keep busy recruiters sane, no phone calls pretty please. Proud to be an EOE.
  5. Early Bird Registration for ADI's 2017 Judging of Craft Spirits Ends January 1st DEADLINES Deadline for International Spirits Registration: January 13, 2017 Deadline for US Spirits Registration: January 27, 2017 Deadline for Receiving Entries: February 2, 2017 ENTRY FEES: Early Bird RegistrationUp through December 31, 2016 ADI Members$200 per spirit for US entries$250 per spirit for international entriesBulk discount for members who enter more than 10 spirits Non-Members$300 per spirit for US entries$350 per spirit for international entries Standard RegistrationAfter January 1, 2017 ADI Members$250 per spirit for US entries$300 per spirit for international entriesBulk discount for members who enter more than 10 spirits Non-Members$350 per spirit for US entries$400 per spirit for international entries For more information go to ADI's Judging Page Click Here to Enter
  6. Registration for ADI's 2017 Judging of Craft Spirits is Open Now! The purpose of this judging is to help promote the craft spirits industry and the people who are producing the finest quality artisan spirits, bitters, aperitif and fortified wines and to give participants valuable, unbiased, third-party feedback on the quality and process of their spirits. WHO CAN ENTER? ADI accepts entries in all classes and categories of craft spirits from US and International distillers, blenders, bitters makers, and producers of aperitif & fortified wines who are: Independently Owned: Less than 25% of the producer is owned or controlled (or equivalent economic interest) by alcoholic beverage industry members who are not themselves a craft distiller, blender, bitters maker, or producer of aperitif & fortified wines. Small-Scale: Producer has maximum annual sales of 100,000 proof gallons (about 473,000 liters/52,500 9-liter cases). WHAT DO I GET FOR ENTERING? Double-gold, gold, silver, and bronze medals will be awarded with certificates for spirits judged worthy of recognition. All entrants will receive tasting notes with comments from the spirits judges. All entrants will also be considered for our Packaging Awards and be evaluated to see if they if they meet the standards for ADI’s Certification of Craft Spirits at no additional cost or paperwork. Award winners will receive a physical awards as well as a digital renderings of all applicable medals, awards and certifications. Judges reserve the right to not award medals when, in their opinion, no spirits in that category merit an award. Medals and Packaging Awards will be announced at the American Distilling Institute’s Annual Conference & Vendor Expo, April 3-6, 2016 in Baltimore, MD. NEW FOR 2017 Entrants can choose to submit one or more spirits for testing and receive a certificate of chemical analysis which is valid for all major retailers, most countries import/export and tender purposes. A $700 value offered to judging entrants for $150 per spirit. For more details check out our submission guidelines. Download and example certificate here to get an idea of what information is included. DEADLINES Deadline for International Spirits Registration: January 13, 2017 Deadline for US Spirits Registration: January 27, 2017 Deadline for Receiving Entries: February 2, 2017 ENTRY FEES: Early Bird Registration Up through December 31, 2016 ADI Members $200 per spirit for US entries $250 per spirit for international entries Bulk discount for members who enter more than 10 spirits Non-Members $300 per spirit for US entries $350 per spirit for international entries Standard Registration After January 1, 2017 ADI Members $250 per spirit for US entries $300 per spirit for international entries Bulk discount for members who enter more than 10 spirits Non-Members $350 per spirit for US entries $400 per spirit for international entries For more information download the attachments or go to ADI's Judging Page ADI 2017 Judging Fact Sheet.pdf ADI 2017 Submission Guidelines.pdf Example Certificate of Chemical Analysis.pdf cola_waiver_2017Judging_template.doc Registration Check List.pdf
  7. Distiller What This Entails: Dogfish Head Distillery is seeking an off-centered, craft spirit lovin’ Distiller to join our wonderful Distillery team. Under general supervision of our Lead Distiller, you will bring your love of the craft to the thoughtful production of our amazing portfolio of spirits. You will also support distillery production planning and bring the skills and experiences to support the continued optimization of our distillery operation. The person who lands this gig will not only produce our off-centered world class spirits, but will also handle full operations through to packaging. We’ll be looking to you to champion quality and process improvement initiatives in an effort to increase productivity, efficiency and safety. In addition to the craft, the successful candidate will also care about the business of spirits production and will seek to lend process perspective to budgeting, planning and equipment discussions. In this role you’ll be charged with establishing, documenting and maintaining Standard Operating Procedures which includes maintaining our Recipe Book. In this role you will support the timely execution of our master schedule to achieve all spirit production goals. We’ll also be looking to you to track, inventory and log all phases of the production process to ensure all Compliance and Regulatory reporting comes off without a hitch! You’ll surely need to be a champion of cleanliness and proper sanitation, ensuring that our production facility, storage area and equipment are always pristine and ready to go. You should care deeply about safety, not just meeting standards but striving to raise the bar each and every day. As our Distiller you will embrace spirit education for Dogfish coworkers and guests and will support its delivery, understanding that information breeds enthusiasm and oftentimes translates to sales! You’ll need to be a collaborative, communicative team-player who fosters great working relationships with peers. Teamwork makes the dream work and we dream big at Dogfish. What You Need To Land This Gig: The qualified candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five years of progressive commercial spirits distillation experience. A Science or Engineering major will be a serious plus! You’ll need to have an understanding of distilling and brewing science and a working knowledge of the equipment and systems that go along with it with an emphasis on practical brewing/distilling techniques aimed at quality, consistency and flavor. Having a stellar track record of formulating and producing world class spirits and beverages also won’t hurt. Solid computer skills must also be in your tool chest as well. The ideal candidate will be passionate about quality, safety and efficiency, and be someone that the team can depend on. A passion for craft beer and spirits, Dogfish, and off-centeredness is pretty important to us This is no desk job so you must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and be on your feet and walking throughout the course of the entire shift. Qualified candidates must also be able to balance/climb, stoop/kneel and crouch/crawl on a consistent basis as well as reach over their shoulders frequently. This is a rotating shift gig, so the ability to work nights and some weekends is an absolute must. Bundle Of Goodies: Dogfish Head Distillery offers competitive compensation including bonus potential, 401K company match, a fabulous health care package to include health/dental, an amazing work culture, & most importantly perhaps FREE beer! Where It’s At: Milton, Delaware & Rehoboth, Delaware How To Apply: If interested, please visit http://www.dogfish.com/careers?p=job%2FosiF3fwc to submit a cover letter with resume and salary requirements. Resumes without cover letters will be hard pressed for consideration, truly. Help keep busy recruiters sane, no phone calls pretty please. Proud to be an EOE.
  8. Job Description: Craft Spirits Sales & Delivery Assistant Experience: Several years of sales experience, liquor/beverage sales preferred Pay: $15.00/hr. Tasks: Sales to local retail (NJ only) establishments (liquor stores, bars, restaurants, etc.), work with company founder to help sell and deliver our craft spirits. Summary: Sourland Mountain Spirits is looking for a candidate with some experience to help with our sales and delivery. We are a start-up craft distillery located in Hopewell, NJ. We are committed to local ingredients and we are proud to say that we are “New Jersey’s First Farm Distillery Since Prohibition.” Several years of sales experience is required. We would prefer if you have had experience in liquor/beverage sales. Your tasks will include selling our spirits to local liquor stores, bars, restaurants, etc. We will also need you to work on state-wide sales. We need a sales personality, who has knowledge of the product, makes great first impression and follows up to ensure customer satisfaction. Computer and internet savvy, a big plus. If interested, please send your resume to Kristen, kristen@sourlandspirits.com
  9. 10th Annual Judging of Craft Spirits Registered now for the American Distilling Institute’s 10th Annual Judging of Craft Spirits. Spirits of all classes and categories will be evaluated in the largest and oldest judging devoted specifically to craft spirits. For the first time ever, the ADI judging is going international, accepting entries from craft distillers from around the world. Deadline for International Spirits Registration: Friday January 22, 2016 Deadline for US Spirits Registration: Friday, February 5, 2016 Deadline for spirits to arrive: Thursday, February 11, 2016 Judging Dates: February 22-24, 2016 Entry Fees: ADI Members $200 per spirit for US entries $250 per spirit for international entries Bulk discount for members who enter more than 10 spirits. Non-Members $300 per spirit for US entries $350 per spirit for international entries All spirits submitted will be tasted blind by expert judges and receive written tasting notes. Award winning Spirits will be announced at the ADI's Annual Conference and Vendor Expo, April 4- 8, 2016 in San Diego, CA. Gold, Double Gold and Best of Class winners will be featured at a Gold-Medal Tasting during the 2016 Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans. For more information and to start your registration go to www.distilling.com/events/judging Good luck!
  10. Distiller - Rogue Ales & Spirits

    Rogue is a small revolution, which expresses itself through handcrafted Ales, Porters, Stouts, lagers, Soda, Cider, and Spirits. The essence of the Rogue brand, even the name, suggests doing things differently, a desire and a willingness to change the status quo. Rogue has been revolutionizing craft distilling since 2003. We’ve been growing and are in need of another distiller to add to our team. The Job: - Participate in distilling, blending, bottling, and packaging. - Work under the Lead Distiller to support the entire production process in the distillery. Talent/Skills/Experience preferred: - Experience in either home distilling or commercial distilling. We will provide on the job training, but some experience and knowledge in distillation is required. - Ability to work a variety of shifts, this is not a Monday-Friday 9-5 job. - Highly motivated, hardworking and eager to learn. - Plays well with others. This position is located at the Rogue distillery located in Newport, OR. We do what we do to become a meaningful industry leader through the products we create and by building an organization that is successful without being big, bureaucratic, or common. And most important, we cut out the B.S. We hire revolutionaries. We hire Rogues. If you think this sounds like you, send us your application, it will be reviewed and given consideration. To apply, visit us at: www.rogue.com/jobs Cheers!
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