Distilling Classes and Distilling Workshops
Downslope Distilling and Mile Hi Distilling have partnered up to bring you quality distilling classes available for small startup micro distilleries or just learn more about the fascinating art of a distilling and a alcohol distillery business. If you are thinking that a distillery is the business you want to get into then take a look at these distilling classes. For the money you wont go wrong. Two days packed full of the information you will want prior to starting up a distillery. From costs to produce a bottle to profit expectations. Equipment needed to start, TTB requirements, building requirements, etc. Take a look at the course structure below.
Downslope Distilling is the only credited licensed micro distillery providing distillation classes in Colorado. This fun filled course is hands on working with a licensed distillery learning everything about a distillery.  Our distillation classes will help you sharpen your skills for distilling.
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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 including TTB requirements.
Introduction to Distilling Class Day 1: Distillation

Pre-Production
Water quality, water testing, and pH adjustments
Grain mashes and sugar washes
Enzymes, yeast, and infusions
Record keeping and data management
Malting vs. cereal mashing
Temperature and time management
Distillation Placement
Types of stills, columns, and infrastructure
Types of runs, stripping, and proof spirit
Making The Cuts, Heads, hearts, and tails
Whiskey, gin, rum, and vodka runs
Post-Production
Filtration of vodkas and rums

Distilling Class Day 2: Logistics

Commercial Logistics
Facilities selection, location, building, and fire codes
Regulatory jurisdictions and Federal/State licensing
Local rules, self-distribution rights, and tasting rooms
Marketing, Branding and Labeling
Developing a budget, pricing and promoting your spirits
Defining your market, reaching your market
On-premise and off-premise, promotions and product placement
Sales & Distribution
Supplier responsibility, distributor expectations
Distribution types, selection, forms, and channels
Contract, franchise, and control states
Infusion of vodkas and rum Introduction

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 protected] or call 303-478-0228 for further info

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