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Course Description

This course is a hands on focused on distilled spirt production and product development. This class is not based on consumption but some consumption for sensory evaluation will be required thus a 21 age is required. An overarching outcome of this course is the student will be to develop and produce a distilled alcoholic beverage for a commercial market. This will be a hands on course that will be overseeing fermentation, distillation, blending, and evaluation, quality control, bottling, labelling and marketing at the craft scale. This course will be off campus at a commercial distillery and will have nonstandard course hours. This course will have reading and graphic design work along with distillery work and product development.


  • An age of 21 is required
  • PLS 335
  • Distillation, Wine and Brewing Studies Certificate Program students preferred


Dr. Jarrad Gollihue at Submit CV and list of course completed that may be relevant.