Advanced Whiskey Training Program

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Course Details
$475 10 seats left
Start Date:

Wed, Feb 17, 10:30am - Mar 17, 12:30pm Eastern Time (4 sessions)

Purchase Options
Class Level: Advanced
Age Requirements: 21 and older
Average Class Size: 5
Teacher: Franck Mounier

What you'll learn in this whiskey class:

This advanced course is designed for people who have already acquired the fundamental understanding of the whisky making process, willing to expand their knowledge further. You will better comprehend the whisky diversity through the intimate variations of its make, the subtlety of the influence of many factors along the process, and ultimately, you will enjoy any whiskey at a new height.

This is a live on-line course. This means that you can interact with your tutor like in a virtual class. There is pre-read material and educational slides and graphic displayed during each session.

Module 1:From Grain to Wash

  • Barley and malting process: inside the grain and mechanism of germination
  • Starch structure and enzyme conversion
  • Fermentation theory and technology

Module 2: Fundamentals of distillation

  • Distillation theory and technology
  • Effect of the pot still designs and copper
  • Spirit distillation and congeners analysis

Module 3: Wood and Maturation

  • Oak structure and composition
  • Casks making, preparation, effect of pre-used casks
  • Chemical changes during maturation

Wrap up and exam: Last session day


  • This online course offers flexibility in the dates and times of the sessions. Changes are possible as long as they match the tutor and the students availability.
  • You will receive the full curriculum at the time you book the course (comprehensive handbook). It is highly recommended that you work on each module prior the online session to maximize the benefit of the course.

Registration includes:

  • The very comprehensive curriculum handbook
  • Three online-live module sessions
  • The Wrap-up
  • The Exam
  • The Certificate

Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

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Refund Policy
No refund.
Start Dates (1)
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
10:30am - 12:30pm Eastern Time Franck Mounier 4 $475
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Wed, Feb 24 10:30am - 12:30pm Eastern Time Franck Mounier
Wed, Mar 03 10:30am - 12:30pm Eastern Time Franck Mounier
Wed, Mar 17 10:30am - 12:30pm Eastern Time Franck Mounier

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