The Siebel Institute Craft Distilling Operations and Technology course is designed to give students the critical information they need to create distilled spirits in a small-scale distillation environment and understand the underlying issues involved with starting a distilling business.
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Students will learn the theory behind working successfully in small distillery operations as well as related management and logistical issues. With content created with participation by the Ethanol Technology Institute and presented by some of the leading international experts in distilling, this course will give you the training you need to operate your distillery efficiently, safely, and profitably. During the five-days of the course, you will learn production techniques involved in distillation from grain, fruit and other products from start to finish. Sensory analysis is presented towards building an understanding of the positive and negative flavor attributes commonly associated with the production process, and visits to area distilleries give students a view of the basic operations of a small distillery.
If you are considering entering this quickly-growing segment of the alcoholic beverage industry, the Craft Distilling Operations and Technology course will give you a foundation of understanding on which you can build a successful career in craft distilling.
All students applying for a program, module or course must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age. For this course, prior brewing or distilling knowledge is not required, but students will benefit from existing knowledge of brewing technologies and/ or related sciences such as fermentation.
To reserve a seat in any course, module or program, the required non-refundable Application Processing Fee (APF) must be paid within 5 (five) days after a student is accepted.
ONLINE: To qualify for “Regular Tuition” pricing, full payment must be received no later than 14-days in advance of the course, module or program start date.
CAMPUS: To qualify for “Regular Tuition” pricing, full payment must be received no later than 60-days in advance of the course, module or program start date.
“Late Tuition” will apply after these dates.