From grain to glass: how whiskey is made


Dustin Haarstad

duration7:58 mins


Lesson Details

Humans have been enjoying whiskey for so long that this wonderful and complex spirit had already achieved mass appeal by the 15th century!

The process of making whiskey hasn’t changed too much since its creation, either. The magic happens mostly in the barrels, but each stage of the process has to be finely tuned to give us the perfect drop.

What better way to learn about whiskey production than from a master distiller? Matt Hoffman of Westland Distillery joins beverage director Dustin Haarstad to explain the processes that turn everyday grains into whiskey.

Learn hospitality skills for today’s world, including:

Servers and bartenders, get to know your whiskey from grain to glass with help from the world’s best!


Instructor

Dustin Haarstad

Bartender and beverage director

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