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3-Day Hands-On Workshop (July 24-26, 2020)

$650.00

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3 Day hands-on workshop to learn how to make Whiskeys (scotch style single malt and bourbon style whiskey), Rum, Vodka, Gin, and Agave Spirits.  Learn to make all of these spirits in a small group 3-day class.

Workshops are held at a licensed working distillery in Centennial Colorado which is a suburb of Denver. These classes are designed for the beginner hobbyist distiller through experienced distiller and brewer. A fun, hands-on way of learning how to make quality spirits.

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Description

The Hands-On Distilling Workshop Course Consists Of:
  • Complete step by step start to finish on the fermentation side
  • Grain mashes, cane sugar washes, rum washes, and agave washes
  • Water quality and PH adjustments
  • Using a hydrometer with temperature corrections
  • Understanding starch conversion and fermentable sugars
  • Enzymes and yeast
Distillation Process
  • Also included in these workshops is distilling the spirit using a 16 gallon Mile Hi Flute still with up to 6 plated sections
  • Understanding the blueprint of a still and how the still works
  • How to make the cuts. Foreshots, Heads, Hearts, and Tails
  • Temperatures, percentage, and output
  • Stripping runs and spirit runs
  • Alcohol percentage and proof
  • How to produce quality spirits
Post Distillation Process
  • Blending spirits
  • Filtration of vodkas and rums
  • Aging spirits

Classes are held at Downslope Distilling in Englewood Colorado ( a suburb of Denver )

Class hours 9am to 4pm

Downslope Distilling

6770 S Dawson Cir

Suite 400

Englewood, Colorado 80112

 

If you are interested in other workshops to learn specific topics please let us know. Email us at [email protected]