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We now have FEDERAL STUDENT FINANCING programs available for qualifying folks through the WIOA/American Job Center. For Knoxville, TN area applicants, call Jenny Lockmiller, 865-594-2772, or main office, 865-544-5200.   The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) program is administered by the Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development. WIOA includes four (4) partner programs:
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Are you ready to step up your home brewing game from Extract to All Grain? Then this class is for you. All Grain brewing is how the professional brewers make beer. It is the purest form of brewing beer and lets you influence your end-product the absolute most. You are in complete control of your
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Introducing: SHORT COURSES for the PROFESSIONAL If you are a professional brewer/distiller or want to begin your journey to a CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL BREWER or DISTILLER, these are the SHORT COURSES for you! SIGN UP TODAY DISTILLING + SPIRITS SHORT COURSE 13 hours/$799 BREWING I SHORT COURSE (Wort Production/Yeast & Fermentation) 14 hours/$799 BREWING II SHORT COURSE (Raw Materials/Water/Wort
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Learn How to Brew or Distill, Professionally or For Fun

Certificate in Professional Brewing/Distilling Technology

Completion of the Professional Brewing/Distilling Technology (PBT) certificate qualifies you for employment in the beer and distilled spirits industry. 96 classroom hours and 52 practical hours allows you to gain the knowledge and experience to begin your journey into these exploding fields of endeavor.


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Brew For Fun

We have 2 levels of Home Brewing education. The Home Brewing Level I course allows you to get started with strong fundamentals and knowledge to brew quality beer at home.

The Advanced Home Brewing course gives the experienced home brewer more detailed, scientific, and technical knowledge to really kick their home brewing skills up several notches. Both courses are taught by experienced home brewers and professional brewers.

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Dr. Todd White and his team of instructors, brewers, and distillers have been helping folks reach their goals and acquire great brewery and distilling jobs all the United States for over 4 years.

Now, the Brewing and Distilling Center is expanding their educational opportunities, services, and involvement in the local and regional brewing and distilling communities. We could not be more excited. Because we understand that KNOWLEDGE IS POWER!



Luann Rounds-Clinch River Brewing, TN             Marcy Broadway-Old Forge Distillery, TN                         Connor Mitchell-Poseidon Brewing, CA

WE HAVE GRADS ALL OVER: Founders Brewing Co.; Terrapin Brewing Co.; Sugarlands Distilling; Tennessee Distilling Group; Old Forge Distilling; Knox Whiskey Works; Blackhorse Brew Pub; Crafty Bastard Brewing Co.; Smoky Mountain Brewing Co.; Lagunitas Brewing Co.; Karl Strauss Brewing Co.; Stone Brewing Co.; Pretentious Brewing Co.; and many others


Breweries + Distilleries We Work With


Crafty Bastard
Last Days of Autumn
Cold Fusion Brewing Company
Elkmont Exchange
Fanatic Brewing
Blackhorse Brewery
Post Modern Spirits
Balter Beerworks
The Pretentious Beer & Glass Company
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Old Forge Distillery

The Brewing and Distilling Center, Inc. is authorized for operation as a postsecondary education institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. For more information, go to: