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Lee todas las reseñas. Recibiste 16 reseñas con una calificación de 5.0 sobre 5.Charlottesville, Estados Unidos

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Experiencia ofrecida por Ian

2 horas
Incluye: bebidas
Hasta 4 personas
Hablamos Inglés

Qué harás

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
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…

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Qué incluye

  • Bebidas
    Three 0.5 oz. tastings of any mainline Vitae Spirits spirits
Desde $18
por persona
sáb., 24 oct.
14:00 - 16:00
$18 por persona
$18 por persona
La disponibilidad de esta experiencia es muy limitada.

Conoce al anfitrión, Ian

Anfitrión en Airbnb desde 2013
  • 16 reseñas
  • Identidad verificada
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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Donde estarás

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 right next to Ace Biscuit & Barbecue, one of the area’s best BBQ joints.

Lee todas las reseñas. Recibiste 16 reseñas con una calificación de 5.0 sobre 5.

Hailey
febrero de 2020
Ian is friendly, professional, informative and crazy smart. It was easy to talk with him about both the distilling process and his personal background. I thoroughly enjoyed the experience and the tastings!
Vogelle
febrero de 2020
This was a very fun and educational experience. The tastings were phenomenal and it was very interesting to find out all that went into the distilling process. Ian was very friendly, helpful and informative, even sharing some restaurant recommendations and talking with us about traveling and more!
This was a very fun and educational experience. The tastings were phenomenal and it was very interesting to find out all that went into the distilling process. Ian was very friendl…
Jose
febrero de 2020
I knew nothing about distilling alcohol and I left with a new learning experience and appreciation of the time and dedication it takes to create a product. I've also found a new respect for rum :)
Nikole
febrero de 2020
What Ian has done and what he’s building upon is a really fascinating niche of the spirits world! My partner and I learned so much, and his rum and liqueurs are scrumptious and unique. Don’t pass up this opportunity to taste what happens when a passionate, detail-oriented, very bright human creates something magical.
What Ian has done and what he’s building upon is a really fascinating niche of the spirits world! My partner and I learned so much, and his rum and liqueurs are scrumptious and uni…
Carrie
febrero de 2020
Wow! What a unique and fun experience. My boyfriend and I are neither of us liquor connoisseurs, but we sincerely enjoyed this tour. Not only did Ian explain in an accessible and enjoyable way the processes by which they create their goods, but he threw in many interesting tidbits about other liquors, the history of spirits in America, and anecdotal stories about his life, the business of the distillery, and why they were founded. His extensive knowledge of and passion for science (as well as the science of distilling) is clear and really makes you want to be excited about the concepts, too! Eye-opening for being both down-to-earth and wholly engaging, it was unlike any other tour we have had to date, and for both newbies and experienced tasters we recommend it highly. Just make sure you have a bite to eat before you visit- their spirits will definitely raise yours!
Wow! What a unique and fun experience. My boyfriend and I are neither of us liquor connoisseurs, but we sincerely enjoyed this tour. Not only did Ian explain in an accessible and e…
Lee
febrero de 2020
Professor Ian really knows his stuff! You could tell he was very passionate about this work and the product he produces!!! Very personable, detailed and trustworthy. It was great to know the owner. He offered a perspective that no-one else could present. Thank you Ian!!!
Professor Ian really knows his stuff! You could tell he was very passionate about this work and the product he produces!!! Very personable, detailed and trustworthy. It was grea…

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Política de cancelación

Todas las experiencias pueden cancelarse y reembolsarse completamente dentro de las 24 horas posteriores a la compra, o al menos 7 días antes del inicio de la experiencia.

Requisitos para los huéspedes

Pueden asistir 4 personas de 21 años de edad o más. Los padres también pueden traer niños menores de 2 años.

Más consejos

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.

Qué llevar

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