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Moonshine University

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801 S 8th St
Louisville, KY 40203 United States
(502) 301-8139https://moonshineuniversity.com

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January 2021
$6250.00

6-DAY DISTILLER COURSE

January 31 @ 1:00 pmFebruary 5 @ 3:00 pm

Over 30 industry experts are brought together under one roof to provide an intensive, practical, hands-on learning experience that combines technical training and business management education for start-ups, industry professionals, and those looking for careers in the distilling industry. This course, designed and taught by distillery operators, industry insiders, and world-renowned master distillers, exposes attendees to the realities of the day-to-day operations from laying the first brick to getting finished product on the shelves. The technical aspects of distillate production…

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February 2021
$500.00

Stave and Thief

February 19 @ 9:00 am5:30 pm

Our Executive Spirit Steward Programs offer a day of hands-on learning in our Louisville, KY classroom and adjacent distillery, a complimentary Spirit Steward Sensory Training Kit, a membership pin, and of course a challenge coin.

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$500.00

Stave and Thief

February 22 @ 9:00 am5:30 pm

Our Executive Spirit Steward Programs offer a day of hands-on learning in our Louisville, KY classroom and adjacent distillery, a complimentary Spirit Steward Sensory Training Kit, a membership pin, and of course a challenge coin.

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$3495.00

GIN, ABSINTHE, & AMARI: BOTANICAL SPIRITS WORKSHOP

February 24 @ 9:00 amFebruary 26 @ 5:00 pm

Botanical spirits are experiencing a booming renaissance. Using a broad palette of botanicals and styles, craft distillers are creating unique expressions that not only stand out on the shelf, but don’t have to spend years in a barrel to do so. Join us for this three-day advanced workshop focusing on botanically-based spirits. Explore the history, production methods, and distillation processes of gins, absinthes, and amaros while you learn about mash bills, maceration, and filtration.

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March 2021
$3995.00

Distillery Operations

March 15 @ 9:00 amMarch 17 @ 5:00 pm

Prepare to absorb two lifetimes of knowledge in a fraction of the time. Master your craft with this one-of-a-kind, three-day advanced course designed for distillers ready to take a deeper dive into distillery engineering and operations. Tap into over 70 years of combined operations experience as the best mentors in the business lead you through the nuances of the entire production process, from boiler to bottling. Attendees will get to test their knowledge at our on-campus distillery, covering everything from…

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$1495.00

AGE-UCATION: BARREL AGING WORKSHOP

March 18 @ 9:00 amMarch 19 @ 5:00 pm

For distillers, aging alcohol to get the flavor and consistency you desire can take decades of trial and error, which can be both frustrating and expensive. But we’re here to change all of that with our Age-ucation Workshop, featuring 30 experimental barrels and 9 hands-on experiments that will let you taste the effects of variables like entry proof, toast and char profiles, wood species, bottle soaks, and more. Students also receive valuable insights on whiskey maturation, barrel performance, and alternative…

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$500.00

Stave and Thief

March 22 @ 9:00 am5:30 pm

Our Executive Spirit Steward Programs offer a day of hands-on learning in our Louisville, KY classroom and adjacent distillery, a complimentary Spirit Steward Sensory Training Kit, a membership pin, and of course a challenge coin.

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$500.00

Stave and Thief

March 26 @ 9:00 am5:30 pm

Our Executive Spirit Steward Programs offer a day of hands-on learning in our Louisville, KY classroom and adjacent distillery, a complimentary Spirit Steward Sensory Training Kit, a membership pin, and of course a challenge coin.

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$6250.00

6-DAY DISTILLER COURSE

March 28 @ 1:00 pmApril 2 @ 3:00 pm

Over 30 industry experts are brought together under one roof to provide an intensive, practical, hands-on learning experience that combines technical training and business management education for start-ups, industry professionals, and those looking for careers in the distilling industry. This course, designed and taught by distillery operators, industry insiders, and world-renowned master distillers, exposes attendees to the realities of the day-to-day operations from laying the first brick to getting finished product on the shelves. The technical aspects of distillate production…

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April 2021
$500.00

Stave and Thief

April 9 @ 9:00 am5:30 pm

Our Executive Spirit Steward Programs offer a day of hands-on learning in our Louisville, KY classroom and adjacent distillery, a complimentary Spirit Steward Sensory Training Kit, a membership pin, and of course a challenge coin.

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$500.00

Stave and Thief

April 12 @ 9:00 am5:30 pm

Our Executive Spirit Steward Programs offer a day of hands-on learning in our Louisville, KY classroom and adjacent distillery, a complimentary Spirit Steward Sensory Training Kit, a membership pin, and of course a challenge coin.

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May 2021
$1495.00

FERMENTATION WORKSHOP

May 6 @ 9:00 amMay 7 @ 5:00 pm

Fermentation is the conversion of sugars into alcohol. In the spirits business, alcohol is synonymous with money, which means the success of your finished product will rely on the efficiency of your fermentation process. This course shows students how to perfect that process, covering a variety of key fermentation considerations and best practices. In this course, we’ll explore everything from the microbiology and cultivation of yeast, to the stages of its life cycle, paying special attention to how different variables…

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$5495.00

5-DAY RUM COURSE

May 10 @ 9:00 amMay 14 @ 5:00 pm

Moonshine University has joined forces with The Rum University to offer the most comprehensive rum training in the world. Designed for both existing and future rum distillers and brand owners, this 5-Day course combines theory and practice to provide attendees with a practical, hands-on education on all things rum. From the financial, marketing, and regulatory considerations to the distillation, aging, and blending processes, every student will leave this course with a nuanced understanding of rum production, the spirits business, and how rum…

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$500.00

Stave and Thief

May 21 @ 9:00 am5:30 pm

Our Executive Spirit Steward Programs offer a day of hands-on learning in our Louisville, KY classroom and adjacent distillery, a complimentary Spirit Steward Sensory Training Kit, a membership pin, and of course a challenge coin.

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$1495.00

WHISK(E)Y WORKSHOP

May 27 @ 9:00 amMay 28 @ 5:00 pm

Become a whiskey connoisseur with this two-day intermediate workshop examining everything whiskey! We’ll cover a wide variety of classifications – including Irish, Scotch, Canadian, American, and even new craft whiskeys made from non-traditional grains – detailing the individual distillate components and production processes for each, standards of identity, and relationship to other whiskeys. Students will also receive an in-depth understanding of whiskey production, including malting, smoking, mashing, fermenting, traditional and alternative aging techniques, and making cuts. Hands-on, small-scale product development…

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June 2021
$500.00

Stave and Thief

June 4 @ 9:00 am5:30 pm

Our Executive Spirit Steward Programs offer a day of hands-on learning in our Louisville, KY classroom and adjacent distillery, a complimentary Spirit Steward Sensory Training Kit, a membership pin, and of course a challenge coin.

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$500.00

Stave and Thief

June 7 @ 9:00 am5:30 pm

Our Executive Spirit Steward Programs offer a day of hands-on learning in our Louisville, KY classroom and adjacent distillery, a complimentary Spirit Steward Sensory Training Kit, a membership pin, and of course a challenge coin.

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$6250.00

6-DAY DISTILLER COURSE

June 13 @ 1:00 pmJune 18 @ 3:00 pm

Over 30 industry experts are brought together under one roof to provide an intensive, practical, hands-on learning experience that combines technical training and business management education for start-ups, industry professionals, and those looking for careers in the distilling industry. This course, designed and taught by distillery operators, industry insiders, and world-renowned master distillers, exposes attendees to the realities of the day-to-day operations from laying the first brick to getting finished product on the shelves. The technical aspects of distillate production…

Find out more »
July 2021
$500.00

STAVE AND THIEF

July 23 @ 9:00 am5:30 pm

Our Executive Spirit Steward Programs offer a day of hands-on learning in our Louisville, KY classroom and adjacent distillery, a complimentary Spirit Steward Sensory Training Kit, a membership pin, and of course a challenge coin

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August 2021
$500.00

Stave and Thief

August 16 @ 9:00 am5:30 pm

Our Executive Spirit Steward Programs offer a day of hands-on learning in our Louisville, KY classroom and adjacent distillery, a complimentary Spirit Steward Sensory Training Kit, a membership pin, and of course a challenge coin

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$500.00

Stave and Thief

August 20 @ 9:00 am5:30 pm

Our Executive Spirit Steward Programs offer a day of hands-on learning in our Louisville, KY classroom and adjacent distillery, a complimentary Spirit Steward Sensory Training Kit, a membership pin, and of course a challenge coin

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$500.00

Stave and Thief

August 27 @ 9:00 am5:30 pm

Our Executive Spirit Steward Programs offer a day of hands-on learning in our Louisville, KY classroom and adjacent distillery, a complimentary Spirit Steward Sensory Training Kit, a membership pin, and of course a challenge coin

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September 2021
$500.00

Stave and Thief

September 10 @ 9:00 am5:30 pm

Our Executive Spirit Steward Programs offer a day of hands-on learning in our Louisville, KY classroom and adjacent distillery, a complimentary Spirit Steward Sensory Training Kit, a membership pin, and of course a challenge coin

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$500.00

Stave and Thief

September 13 @ 9:00 am5:30 pm

Our Executive Spirit Steward Programs offer a day of hands-on learning in our Louisville, KY classroom and adjacent distillery, a complimentary Spirit Steward Sensory Training Kit, a membership pin, and of course a challenge coin

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October 2021
$500.00

Stave and Thief

October 22 @ 9:00 am5:30 pm

Our Executive Spirit Steward Programs offer a day of hands-on learning in our Louisville, KY classroom and adjacent distillery, a complimentary Spirit Steward Sensory Training Kit, a membership pin, and of course a challenge coin

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$500.00

Stave and Thief

October 25 @ 9:00 am5:30 pm

Our Executive Spirit Steward Programs offer a day of hands-on learning in our Louisville, KY classroom and adjacent distillery, a complimentary Spirit Steward Sensory Training Kit, a membership pin, and of course a challenge coin

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November 2021
$500.00

Stave and Thief

November 12 @ 9:00 am5:30 pm

Our Executive Spirit Steward Programs offer a day of hands-on learning in our Louisville, KY classroom and adjacent distillery, a complimentary Spirit Steward Sensory Training Kit, a membership pin, and of course a challenge coin

Find out more »
$500.00

Stave and Thief

November 15 @ 9:00 am5:30 pm

Our Executive Spirit Steward Programs offer a day of hands-on learning in our Louisville, KY classroom and adjacent distillery, a complimentary Spirit Steward Sensory Training Kit, a membership pin, and of course a challenge coin

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December 2021
$500.00

Stave and Thief

December 10 @ 9:00 am5:30 pm

Our Executive Spirit Steward Programs offer a day of hands-on learning in our Louisville, KY classroom and adjacent distillery, a complimentary Spirit Steward Sensory Training Kit, a membership pin, and of course a challenge coin

Find out more »
$500.00

Stave and Thief

December 13 @ 9:00 am5:30 pm

Our Executive Spirit Steward Programs offer a day of hands-on learning in our Louisville, KY classroom and adjacent distillery, a complimentary Spirit Steward Sensory Training Kit, a membership pin, and of course a challenge coin

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