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  1. Hi everyone! Rockwell Rutter here from Distillery University; I wanted to let everyone know about our new 3-day Workshop at 3 Howls Distillery in Seattle, WA (March 29-31) This Workshop allows you to actually take control of a professional-grade reflux still and produce your own batch of spirits under the supervision of award-winning distillers. We'll also have lots of classroom time to learn from various experts and get all your questions answered. All students also receive a FREE Lifetime Membership to our online classes (currently at over 47 hours of content and a $499 value). If you're looking to get ACTUAL hands-on experience, this is the Workshop for you. We'll have a mash already made up for you, so all you have to focus on is getting your spirits to come out just right. Also, all attendees are entered into a contest to win one of the stills! After your spirits run is complete, you'll then be shown how to blend with distilled water in order to get the strength and flavor profile you're looking for. From there, you'll bottle your finished spirit and take it home with you! Topics to be covered in the hands-on portion of the class are: Mashing Grain choice Temperatures Fermentation Choosing the base product Yeast choice Vessel choice Distillation Making the cuts Temperature choice Equipment design/performance Still performance For the classroom portion of the Workshop, industry expert Todd Buckley covers: Welcome to the Beverage Alcohol Industry History of Distilling in America Regulation Highlights to Distill in the US The Competitive Landscape of Spirits in the US Introduction to Biology: Fermentation Grains, Fruits and Yeast Yeast Strains Introduction to Chemistry: Alcohol Ethanol, Methanol, Isopropanol Organic Acids Ethylene and Ethyl Ether Esters Filtration Vodka distillation Properly Using a Hydrometer Substrate Choices Achieving 190 proof Bottling Brandy Distillation Fruit Choices Achieving 160 proof Filtration Proofing Botanicals Blending for Gin Botanical Choices Maceration, Decoction and Infusion Brewing Skill for Whiskey Distillation and Aging Substrate Choices Fermentation Distillation Techniques Aging Introduction to Physics: Distillation Heating, Reflux and Condensation Still Design Weight, Volume and Temperature If you have any other questions, please don't hesitate to contact me any time by phone or email. Also, here is a link to the informational page on our website, where you can view pricing and registration info (https://distilleryuniversity.com/hands-on-workshop/). Have a great day! Rockwell Rutter (509) 999-1244 rockwell@distilleryuniversity.com
  2. Hello everyone! Here's some exciting news from Distillery University: while our previous Workshops have covered the full spectrum of what it means to become a craft distiller, this Workshop focuses on one spirit only: the complex and intriguing Whiskey. Join us April 8-9, 2017 in Spokane, WA for this one-of-a-kind event. Here's a link to learn more. Director of Education Todd Buckley is well-known for the award-winning gin he made at the Belletown Distillery. In 2014, his hand-crafted spirit scored a 94 from the Beverage Tasting Institute, beating out such notable gins as Beefeater, Tanqueray and Bombay Sapphire. He'll be sharing his experiential secrets as well as his technical knowledge in this 2-day Workshop that is not to be missed. Here's a list of topics we'll cover: What are the different types of whiskey? Malt whiskies Grain whiskies Blended whiskies Cask strength Single cask American whiskey Bourbon whiskey Corn whiskey Malt whiskey Rye whiskey Wheat whiskey What makes great whiskey? Yeast Fermentation Mashing Malted Grains Equipment Considerations Still construction Still design Fermentation vessels Grain Selection Fermentation Distillation Aging and Blending Distillation practices for whiskey making Column still Pot Still Stripping Run Making Heads, Hearts, and Tails Cuts Filtration, Maturation & Blending Barrel types Warehousing Whiskey analysis Making sensory charts Common mistakes to avoid in making whiskey Students will have several out of class experiences to take advantage of, including: Sensory evaluations of 7 whiskies at Durkin’s Liquor Bar After hours drinks and networking at local watering holes Our camera crew will also be on-site to capture the entire Workshop on film. Later on, this footage will be edited together and posted online at DistilleryUniversity.com. All Workshop attendees will be given a free Lifetime Access pass (a $499 value!) to the site, so you'll be able to refer back to every part of the 2-day Workshop whenever you need to, as well as the 46 hours of current footage from other Workshops. All attendees will also be given a Certificate of Membership to Distillery University, suitable for framing. Space is limited, so sign up today. You'll find hotel information on our website (including discounts). Early registration discounts expire soon; don't miss out! April 8-9, 2017 in Spokane, WA. Click here to learn more. If anyone has any questions, feel free to contact me personally by phone or email. Have a great day! Rockwell Rutter (509) 999-1244 rockwell@distilleryuniversity.com
  3. Hi everyone! Rockwell Rutter from Distillery University here. I wanted to give everyone an update on our Hands-on Workshop coming June 20-24 in Spokane, WA. The March Workshop was an absolute success; we had folks come in from all 4 corners of the country to participate in the 5-day event and everyone left with a smile and new energy for their distillery project. In addition to the classwork and the actual hands-on learning at Tinbender Craft Distillery, we also organized a few after-hours events for people to enjoy. We toured Spokane Industries (tank manufacturer) and held several group dinners and tasting events at local bars and restaurants. There were also a few surprise gifts for everyone (that I won't reveal here), except for one. In addition to the recorded footage of the entire Workshop now available through their account on DistilleryUniversity.com, and the accompanying Powerpoint presentations, attendees were also gifted an EXTENSIVE Business Plan Formulation tool. This software tool will help them with forecasting, expense planning, batch costing, and a host of other business plan requirements as they move closer to starting their distilleries. Now that the Workshop is over, we're gearing up for the next one this June. The Early Registration discount ends on 5/22, so don't miss your chance to save $500. Every registration comes with a free Lifetime Access membership to the online content, so you'll have the benefit viewing the Workshop you attended, as well as the 37 hours of other content that's currently available. We'd love to have you join us next month. Here's a link to learn more: https://distilleryuniversity.com/hands-on-workshop/. And here's a link to a short (one-minute) video showcasing some of the actual hands-on learning: https://vimeo.com/163875286 Here's what a few attendees had to say: “I congratulate the team at Distilling University for the training workshop they have organized. The workshop included a good mix of seminar and on-site education, highlighted by our visit of an equipment manufacturer and local distillery. Furthermore, I made great friends and professional contacts in the group with which i am still keeping in touch. Thank you to Rockwell, Dan and Todd. Cheers!" - E. Garcia. "Thank you very much for an excellent week of learning. It was well worth the effort. The Workshop paid for itself before the first break on day one." - J. Calderon. "So much practical experience and knowledge. Learning facts is fun, but learning why they're important and how to use them is awesome." - A. Lyon Cheers! Rockwell Rutter rockwell@distilleryuniversity.com (509) 999-1244
  4. Since so many distilleries are now offering distilling classes and these announcements tend to get cross posted to many of the forums, I have created a new forum called "Education". This is a unified location where all forum visitors can look or ask if they are offering or seeking educational opportunities. Posts about classes in any other forums will be moved here or deleted from all other forums.
  5. We are in the middle of our September workshop. We have one more left this year, November- 4-8. We have spots left and the early registration discount of $100 is still in effect. Register at www.artisancraftdistilling.com Check out some pics on our facebook page We will again be in Gig Harbor, WA 30 minutes from Seatac airport. Cheers!
  6. --Take your First Big Step to the Next Big Thing with us next March 11 - 15, 2013. We will be in our 4th year of training those who want to own their own DSP. --- We will be in Gig Harbor, WA. Our week long workshop already has several folks from around the country registered. Check us out at Artisan Craft Distilling for details. Check out the workshop and the testimonials to see why we are your best value in training. We will again be partnering with a former attendee distillery Heritage Distilling where you will have hands on training everyday in addition to the classroom work at the Inn at Gig Harbor. Mention that you are attending the workshop and get special room rates at the inn. Also register before February 15th and get an early registration discount of $100 on the week long workshop. We have a very aggressive agenda that includes two evenings of networking. We play our board game called Booze Clues,this is a drinking and learning game that is always a lot of fun. Join us next March. If you have questions please email at artisancraftdistilling@gmail.com for more information, or call us at 509-989-2683 Cheers! Allan
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