Fri, Mar 08|
White Labs, Inc.
BrewStiller|AVL – Part 1: Why Brewers Make Great Distillers! (Onsite)
Learn what you need to know to expand your brewing business into a distilling business.
Time & Location
Mar 08, 2024, 11:30 AM – 4:30 PM
White Labs, Inc., 172 S Charlotte St, Asheville, NC 28801, USA
About the event
If you've considered distilling as a way to expand your current brewing business, this 4.5 hour introductory seminar is a must for you. You will acquire a well-rounded, basic understanding of how to leverage your current brewing skill set and expand your bottom line with the addition of distilling. As a follow up to this introductory seminar, there will be a 3 day immersive seminar Professional Distilling Essentials, May 16-18th also at White Labs, Inc. coinciding with Asheville Beer Week. Early Bird registration for the May seminar will kick off during this intro seminar.
Kevin Smith, Director of Brewing & Distilling at Company Distilling
Kevin Smith is obsessed with the traditional processes of making and fermenting distilled beverages. He publishes about it in leading science texts, lectures about it in the most respected programs, and has even pioneered new analytical processes to accomplish it. A self-admitted science geek at the forefront of his field, Kevin comes to Company following 22 years with Jack Daniels and owner Brown-Forman. Not only an expert in the art of spirits production, Kevin is a highly accomplished, professional brewer.
Topics will include:
- Traditional Aspects of Whiskey Making
- Overview of Regulatory Environment for Entering into Distilled Spirits Production
- Grains for Distilled Spirits
- Mashing & Conversion for Distilled Spirits
- Yeast & Fermentation
- Analytical Methods
- Distillery Yield
Limited seating available for those interested in attending on-site. For those who cannot make it in-person, a virtual option is also available.
There is free parking behind the White Labs, Inc. building. Please enter through the back door on the second level. Lecture room is immediately inside on your left.
Welcome: Check-in & Orientation | Pizza BuffetWhite Labs, Inc.
Introduction | Speakers and SponsorsWhite Labs, Inc.
- Ticket type
This ticket allows access for one person.Price$99.00
+$2.48 service fee+$2.48 service fee