july, 2019

08jul(jul 8)9:00 am10(jul 10)5:00 pmFeaturedMoonshine University: Gin, Absinthe & Amari – Botanical Spirits WorkshopMoonshine University, Louisville, KY

Event Details

Botanical spirits are experiencing a booming renaissance. Using a broad palette of botanicals and styles, craft distillers are creating unique expressions that not only stand out on the shelf, but don’t have to spend years in a barrel to do so. 

Join us for this three-day intermediate workshop focusing on botanically-based spirits. Explore the history, production methods, and distillation processes of gins, absinthes, and amaros while you learn about mash bills, maceration, and filtration.

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL – Register early and your stay at the Brown Hotel is included with tuition. Check the Moonshine University website for details.

July 8 to 10, 2019 | Register Now

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DAY ONE

Botanical Basics

  • Styles
  • TTB Designations
  • Production Methods

Botanical Evaluations

  • Individual Botanicals
    • Relational Segmentation
  • Individual Botanical Distillates

Absinthe Practicum

  • Absinthe Styles
  • Material Handling
  • Production Methods
  • Botanical Mashbill Calculation
  • Botanical Maceration

Amaro Practicum

  • Amaro Styles
  • Material Handling
  • Production Methods
  • Botanical Mashbill Calculations
  • Botanical Maceration

DAY TWO

Botanical History

  • Predecessor Spirits
  • Social History
  • Legal Troubles
  • Evolution of Styles
  • New Directions

Gin Practicum

  • Gin Styles
  • Material Handling
  • Production Methods
  • Botanical Mashbill Calculations
  • Benchtop Distillations
  • Distillate Evaluations

DAY THREE

Gin Production Scale Up

  • Scale Up Calculations
  • Botanical Preparations
  • Charging Still
  • Distillation
  • Distillate Evaluation

Absinthe Finishing

  • Benchtop Distillation
  • Distillate Evaluation
  • Filtration
  • Finish Evaluation

Amaro Finishing

  • Benchtop Distillation
  • Distillate Evaluation
  • Filtration
  • Finish Evaluation

Questions and Answers

Tuitions: $3,495.00 USD

Tuition Includes:

  • All class-related materials
  • Breakfast, lunch and refreshments daily
  • Networking reception Monday evening
  • Transportation between the Brown Hotel and Moonshine University

Still Have Questions? Ready to Get Started?

Contact: Christin Head | 502.301.8139
Email: Registrar@MoonshineUniversity.com

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View all Moonshine University Courses here.

Time

8 (Monday) 9:00 am - 10 (Wednesday) 5:00 pm EST

Location

Moonshine University, Louisville, KY

Distilled Spirits Epicenter, 801 South 8th Street, Louisville, KY 40203, United States

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