The Art + Science of Distilling

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Scotch & Malt Whisky Workshop

COURSE OVERVIEW

Join Moonshine University and Gregor Cattanach and Ewan Morgan for a two-day workshop developed to discover the many possibilities of what malt whisky has been historically, and what it can be today. Explore the different techniques used to make specialized, one-of-a-kind malt whisky.

In class you will get hands on with grains, ingredients, fermenting, distilling, and attempt to match liquid briefs using sensory analysis, flavor mapping and blending. By the end of this course, you will have an expanded knowledge of what it takes to craft your own unique malt whisky.

STRUCTURE

DAY 1 – MALT WHISKY

  • HISTORY AND HERITAGE
  • THE QUALITY ASPECTS OF NEW MAKE WHISKY (including Grain whisky)
  • SENSORY EVALUATION
  • FLAVOR PROFILING
  • SENSORY PANELS
  • WOOD & MATURATION

DAY 2 – THE BLENDERS LAB

  • BLENDED WHISKY
  • UNDERSTANDING THE CONSTITUENT PARTS OF A BLEND AND FLAVOR MAPPING
  • FLAVOR MAPPING
  • LIQUID BRIEF
  • LIQUID CREATION – Practical Blending session
  • JUDGING
  • CLOSING REMARKS

TUITION: $1,995.00 USD

TUITION INCLUDES:

  • All class-related materials
  • Breakfast, lunch and refreshments daily
  • Networking reception Monday evening
  • Transportation between the Brown Hotel and Moonshine University

 

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