Learn Craft Distilling with Professor

夏洛茨維爾、美國

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2 小時, 使用的語言:英語
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最多 8 人
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活動內容

Your Experience at Vitae Spirits Distillery will consist of a face-to-face class with Professor Ian Glomski, the founder of the distillery.
The Experience will unfold as follows within the production area and tasting room of Vitae Spirits Distillery:
1. Brief introduction to the American craft spirits revival
2. Discussion of starting materials for fermentations and their associated end spirit (rum, whiskey, brandy, vodka), with emphasis on sugar cane, the focus of Vitae Spirits Distillery
3. Review how fermentations are set up and completed
4. Summarize the theory and process of distilling a fermentation into a spirit
5. Introduce how flavors are added to spirits
6. Chat about bottling and packaging in the craft distilling environment
7. Taste up to 3 spirits produced by Vitae Spirits Distillery in our award-winning tasting room
Other things to note
Guests must be 21+ years old to drink alcohol. IDs required. Well behaved children are welcome. Well behaved dogs welcome in tasting room, but not production area. Small snacks are available for purchase. Parking immediately in front of distillery and on the street. Wheelchair accessible.
Your Experience at Vitae Spirits Distillery will consist of a face-to-face class with Professor Ian Glomski, the founder of the distillery.
The Experience will unfold as follows within the production area and tasting room of Vitae Spirits Distillery:
1. Brief introduction to the American craft spirits revival
2. Discussion of starting materials for fermentations and their associated end spirit (rum, whiskey, brandy, vodka), with e…

體驗包含

  • 飲品
    Three 0.5 oz. tastings of any mainline Vitae Spirits spirits

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A former Professor of Microbiology at the University Of Virginia School Of Medicine, I have had a profound fascination for over twenty-five years for microbes and how they sculpt our macroscopic world. An experienced brewer, winemaker, cheesemaker, meat curer, kefir culturer, veggie pickler, wild mushroom forager, and infectious disease specialist, anything having to do with microbes turns me on; having trained at the Pasteur Institute of Paris, founded by the father of modern fermentation Louis Pasteur.

With all of my experience teaching at UVA under my belt, there is nothing I like more than sharing my passion for distillation with enthusiastic newbies and experienced moonshiners alike!
A former Professor of Microbiology at the University Of Virginia School Of Medicine, I have had a profound fascination for over twenty-five years for microbes and how they sculpt our macroscopic world. An experienced brewer, winemaker, cheesemaker, meat curer, kefir culturer, veggie pickler, wild mushroom forager, and infectious disease specialist, anything having to do with microbes turns me on; having trained at the Pasteur Institute of Paris, founded by the father of modern fermentation Louis…
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體驗地點

The guests’ Experience will take place on Vitae Spirits production floor and tasting room, which was selected as the Best Commercial Interior (out of 350 submissions) by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry in 2018. As an extra bonus for those always looking for a good meal, our distillery is a block away from Ace Biscuit & Barbecue, one of the area’s best BBQ joints.

在57則評價中平均獲得5.0星(滿分5星)。

Harleigh
2021年9月
We enjoyed it very much, my boyfriend loved it and was very interested in the science aspect. Ian provided answers for almost all of his questions and overall we had a great time
Michelle
2021年8月
Touring Vitae distillery was such a treat! Ian was incredibly knowledgeable about both the history of spirits and the distillation process. Ian's background as a science professor made the tour not only educational but approachable and fun (the mark of a good teacher)! The tour was a history and chemistry lesson rolled into one! It was a pleasure getting to know Ian and learn about his business. Will definetly return next time we are in the area. Couldn't reccommend more!
Erin
2021年8月
Had such a great experience with Ian and TJ! We had a few travel issues so ended up being late, but they were understanding, and accommodating and we had an amazing experience. Highly recommend and we will definitely be back. Thank you!
Libby
2021年7月
Wonderful and fun experience! We learned so much about the complexity and science of making gin and rum. Ian is a great teacher and his creations are awesome! Super fun to taste test, as well!
Mary Kathryn
2021年7月
Ian is totally awesome we had such a good time. This is a great tour you get to walk around the entire distillery and get an inside look. You get Samples of 3 spirits. Worth doing if you are down to learn something new.
Joyce
2021年6月
As a former bartender and science teacher this presentation offered more than I could have hoped for. Led by a former microbiology professor the information provided was super engaging and informative! My non-science loving husband left intrigued to the point that he actually used it as a springboard to learn more about the science of distillation. You will leave your tour entertained and informed. Then you will have a chance to try out some of the spirits you just learned about. Hands down the best tour of this type I have been on. An incredible value and a wonderful opportunity to learn from someone who is clearly passionate about what he does.

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參加者條件

最多 8 人參加,年齡須滿 21 歲。家長也可攜帶 2 歲以下兒童參加。

自備物品

Government Issued ID with Proof of Age (21+ years)