Craft Distilling Experience 2019

Craft Distilling Experience 2019

from 950.00

The next Craft Distilling Experience Course will be held in 2019. February 22nd, 23rd and 24th

Individual Person - $950
Groups of Two People - $1,425.00 - (Buy one ticket at full price and receive the second ticket at 1/2 price)
• Our 3 day program will run from 9am-5pm each day and will include breakfast and lunch.
• Please bring a photo ID. All patrons must be 21+ to purchase tastings and alcohol 

Knowledge is power and here at Black Button Distilling we endeavor to share with our guests the knowledge necessary to feel confident in opening their own craft distillery. Interested parties will include whiskey and gin lovers, entrepreneurs and those seriously considering or in the process of opening a craft distillery. This class is geared towards those who already possess a basic understanding of spirits and distillation and are looking to make the jump into commercial distillation. Although all are welcome to attend the class, we will be business and production oriented.

Topics to be covered:
• Class Introductions
• History of Black Button
• In-depth factory tour
• Branding and label development
• Marketing strategies
• Making the most of Social Media
• Picking a glass bottle
• Finding a label printer
• Business Planning
• Writing a successful Business Plan
• Finding and working with distributors
• Sales team management
• Paying your TTB taxes
• Getting your TTB Bond
• Safety
• Insurance/ Licensing
• Recipe development
• Basics of Mashing
• Fermentation procedures
• Gin Development
• Infusions
• Basics of Distilling and making cuts
• Reviews and awards
• Equipment Sourcing
• Filtering equipment
• Hoses, valves and custom equipment
• Equipment needs
• Credit Card processing
• Tasting of Spirits from barrels
• Barrel aging theory and fundamentals

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