Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. Exploring its colorful history, charismatic characters, and uniquely American process, the film is a celebration of the time, artistry, and relationships that make America's only native spirit. [6], Even when master distillers entrust recipe-based decisions on malting, fermentation, maturation, and blending to other experts on their teams, they are generally responsible for the quality of the final product. [31], Evan Williams – A Welsh immigrant and the first wharf master of Louisville, Kentucky, Williams started distilling in the late 1700s in Kentucky. Neither Flavor is…, Bourbon Comes from Bardstown – ‘Building a…, Trick or Treat? googletag.cmd = googletag.cmd || []; With a goal of maximizing the value of the spirits produced by the distillery, they often incorporate the opinions of marketing teams and tasters into the product development phases. Detailed records are necessary to ensure the right procedures are followed to create products that meet all the quality and food safety guidelines. A Moonshiners Dream Competition Show. With Jeremy Schwartz, Eric 'Digger' Manes, Mark Ramsey, Tim Smith. How to feature your cocktail. Master distiller is a title often used for a distilling expert or a key leader or owner at modern distilleries. Additionally, some distilleries offer educational programs, often combined with on-the-job training. Check out some of the IMDb editors' favorites movies and shows to round out your Watchlist. In short, the master distiller is so thoroughly controlled in all the operations, that nothing but the prospect of large profits, arising out of a large business, would induce a manufacturer to wear such shackles. [25], Colonel James E. Pepper – Pepper was known for his flamboyance and bold claims about his family's whiskey, Old Pepper. We also offer a Suppliers Directory to help distilleries find the products and services needed to operate a modern distillery. MGP President and CEO Gus Griffin stated, “We appreciate all that Greg has done for us and the outstanding mentoring he has provided to the next generation of our Master Distillers. }); DistilleryTrail.com provides insights for the Spirits and Distillery Business. The Importance Of Corn: Castle & Key Master Distiller Marianne Barnes, and other distillers talk about what the corn means for bourbon. Don Cenobio Sauza – Often referred to as the "Father of Tequila", Sauza experimented with different varieties of plants before settling on mezcal azul as the one that produced the best flavor. [6] Master distillers either record each phase of the distillation process themselves or assign this duty to someone else.