Distilling Classes and Workshops
Downslope Distilling and Mile Hi Distilling as partnered up to bring you the best distilling classes available for small startup micro distilleries or just learn the fascinating art of distilling.
Downslope Distilling is the only credited licensed micro distillery classes in Colorado. This fun filled course is hands on working with a licensed distillery learning the tricks of the trade.
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Two-day introductory course covers the beginnings of commercial distilling logistics from building codes to regulations through sales and distribution, which is followed by a hands-on workshop that covers commercial production from top to bottom.
Introduction to Distilling Day 1: Distillation Distilling Day 2: Logistics
Pre-Production Commercial Logistics
Water quality, water testing, and pH adjustments Facilities selection, building, and fire codes
Grain mashes and sugar washes Regulatory jurisdictions and Federal/State licensing
Enzymes, yeast, and infusions Local rules, self-distribution rights, and tasting rooms
Record keeping and data management Marketing
Malting vs. cereal mashing Developing a budget, pricing and promoting your spirits
Temperature and time management Defining your market, reaching your market
Distillation On-premise and off-premise, promotions and product placement
Types of stills, columns, and infrastructure Sales & Distribution
Types of runs, stripping, and proof Supplier responsibility, distributor expectations
Heads, hearts, and tails Distribution types, selection, forms, and channels
Whiskey, gin, rum, and vodka runs Contract, franchise, and control states
Post-Production Infusion of vodkas and rum Introduction
Filtration of vodkas and rums
Downslope Distilling Refund Policy: Due to the cost of having the class and the materials that we provide, we are unable to give refunds. You can reschedule the class at a later date as long as it’s within one year of the purchase date and notice is given at least 7 days prior to the original class date. Thank you for your understanding
Workshop will be held at: Downslope Distilling Inc., 6770 South Dawson Cr., Ste 400, Centennial CO 80112
Please email:email@example.com or call 303-478-0228 for further info