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Ryan Dickenson

Ryan Dickenson

Head Distiller

My current passion or focus:

Blending experimental whiskey

Past lives:

Corporate marketing


Collecting vintage Japanese motorcycles, enjoying good beer, hiking, my German Shepherd dogs

Why I brew/distill:

Helping raising awareness of the quality craft spirits that are being made right here in Knoxville – along with the enjoyment of connecting to folks who have a passion for craft spirits.

Why I teach at BDC:

To inspire, and more importantly- prepare others who want to begin a rewarding career in the craft distilling industry.

Favorite brewing/distilled related topic:

Craft distillery marketing and business fundamentals


Certificate in Professional Brewing Science 2016



Knox Whiskey Works
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