november, 2020

This is a repeating event

12novAll Day13FeaturedMoonshine University: Whiskey WorkshopMoonshine University, Louisville, KY

Event Details

This two-day intermediate Whiskey Workshop examines a selection of whisk(e)y classifications including Irish, Scotch, Canadian, American whiskeys, and new craft whiskies that feature non-traditional grains. For each category, instruction includes thorough analysis of the individual components of the distillate and production process, standards of identity, and the product’s relationship to other whiskeys. Instruction is designed to provide an in-depth understanding and practice of whisk(e)y production, including malting, smoking, mashing, fermenting, and making cuts. Small-scale product development with table-top distillation allows participants to experiment with the process before moving on to the larger equipment in the distillery. Traditional and alternative aging techniques are also covered.

The Whiskey Workshop class size will be limited to 15 attendees to ensure ample opportunity for hands-on learning.

Register Now


  • Classroom Instruction
  • Product development and tabletop distillation
  • Hands-on production training in distillery
  • Sensory training and analysis

Course Objectives

To examine the styles, analyze the components, and practice the methods so that students can develop a unique, balanced whisk(e)y product.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will gain a technical working knowledge of distilling equipment used in the various styles of whisk(e)y.
  • Students will understand methods of malting and smoking in order to apply it to their own products.
  • Students will practice developing an original mash bill and experiment with product development within the specifications of the whisk(e)y category.
  • Students will learn how to apply aging and/or alternative aging techniques to finish their own whisk(e)y.

Tuition: $1,995 USD

Tuition Includes

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

Still Have Questions? Ready to Get Started?

Contact: Christin Head | 502-305-8596

Register Now

View all Moonshine University Courses here.


november 12 (Thursday) - 13 (Friday) EST


Moonshine University, Louisville, KY

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

Moonshine University, Louisville, KYDistilled Spirits Epicenter, 801 South 8th Street, Louisville, KY 40203, United States

Contact Us

We're not around right now. But you can send us an email and we'll get back to you, asap.

Not readable? Change text. captcha txt

Start typing and press Enter to search

Moonshine University Distillery WorkshopMoonshine University - Route to Market Workshop. I've got whiskey now what