This course begins with the basics so you don’t need any background knowledge of distilling to make the most of the expertise on offer. The course will provide a sound overview of the industry so you develop a solid understanding of the disciplines needed to operate a commercial distilling venture.
We find it best to learn from professionals within the industry which is why we bring in working distillers and specialists to take you through the different stages of the distillery process and give practical advice on start up issues.
Using the extensive production facilities which we’ve specifically developed for training in the brewing and fermentation industries has allowed students to feel comfortable and confident with the equipment when they go on to establish jobs in the industry. Many of our previous students have gone on to establish breweries, large and small, in Britain and abroad and we have high expectations for replicating this across the craft distilling industry.
Not only do we offer specially developed facilities but the course also gives you access to staff with extensive experience in brewing and distilling who are accredited in quality teaching schemes with a range of support facilities including online support.
The course is delivered at here at Brewlab as well as select off site venues.
We also offer Practical Distilling Workshops that run on consecutive days following the course. They can be booked for a discounted £215 per day with the Start Up Distilling course, or £250 seperatley.
The course fee is £715. A £100.00 deposit is required to secure a booking. The balance has to be paid six weeks prior to the course start date. Price includes VAT.