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Sept 2016-3 day distilling class- Rochester NY

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Dates for Three Day Distilling Courses:

September 16, 17, 18 2016

Craft Distilling Experience
Knowledge is power and here at Black Button Distilling we endeavor to share with our guests the knowledge necessary to feel confident in opening their own craft distillery. Interested parties will include whiskey and gin lovers, entrepreneurs and those seriously considering or in the process of opening a craft distillery. Our 3 day program will run from 9am-5pm each day and will include breakfast and lunch. The price is $950 per person with a second person from the same distillery being ½ price. (call us to run this discount 585-730-4585)

This class is geared towards those who already possess a basic understanding of spirits and distillation and are looking to make the jump into commercial distillation. Although all are welcome to attend to the class will be business and production oriented.

Topics to be covered:

• Class Introductions
• History of Black Button
• In-depth factory tour
• Branding and label development
• Marketing strategies
• Making the most of Social Media
• Picking a glass bottle
• Finding a label printer
• Business Planning
• Writing a successful Business Plan
• Finding and working with distributors
• Sales team management
• Paying your TTB taxes
• Getting your TTB Bond
• Safety
• Insurance/ Licensing
• Recipe development
• Basics of Mashing
• Fermentation procedures
• Gin Development
• Infusions
• Basics of Distilling and making cuts
• Reviews and awards
• Equipment Sourcing
• Filtering equipment
• Hoses, valves and custom equipment
• Equipment needs
• Credit Card processing
• Tasting of Spirits from barrels
• Barrel aging theory and fundamentals

Interested parties should visit our website to sign up or send their name, distillery name, address, email and phone number as well as payment to Black Button Distilling 85 Railroad Street, Rochester NY 14609. For further information please call 585-730-4512 or email us at cheers@blackbuttondistilling.com



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