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The Art + Science of Distilling

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Tequila, Mezcal, & Agave Spirits Workshop

INSTRUCTORS: Kobe Desmet and Moonshine University instructors

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: Register by June 20, 2019 for 3 nights at the Brown Hotel included with tuition.
Check-in date: 7/10/19, check-out date: 7/12/19


COURSE OVERVIEW

Tequila. Mezcal. Agave Spirits.

What is the difference? Join us to find as we explore one of the most regulated distillates in the world.

STRUCTURE

DAY ONE

What is Agave?

  • History
  • A discourse about the plant and its meaning throughout history.

The different species of Agave according to region

  • Agave Tequilana
  • Agave Angustifolia
  • Agave Americana
  • Agave Karwinskii
  • Agave Durangensis
  • Agave Inaequidens
  • Agave Maximilliana
  • Agave Potatorum
  • Agave Salmiana

Agave beverages

  • Tequila
  • Mezcal
  • Raicilla
  • Bacanora
  • Pulque
  • Aguamiel
  • Henequen
  • (Sotol)

 

DAY TWO

  • Production
    • Growing
    • Harvest
    • Roasting/Cooking
      • Oven
      • Pit
      • Diffuser
    • Fermenting
    • Distilling
    • Aging
  • Hands-on distilling of agave syrup spirit
    • Source material tasting
    • Pump to still
    • Heads, hearts, & tails
  • Sensory training
  • Recap on different agave-based beverages, production styles, and differences

TUITION: $1,995.00 USD

TUITION INCLUDES:

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

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