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Distilling Exam Resources

Billy Mitchell Series - GCD

Raw Materials

Milling & Mashing (malted)

Milling & Mashing (non-malted)

Yeast & Fermentation

Pot Still


Diploma in Distilling 

Learning Material: Module 1 - Materials, Wort and Fermentation

The Diploma in Distilling module 1 has been updated and entry to the exam also includes access to an on-line, self-directed learning package.

Learning Material: Module 2 - Distillation and Maturation

The Diploma in Distilling module 2 has been updated and entry to the exam also includes access to an on-line, self-directed learning package.


Learning Material: Module 3 - Process Technology

The Diploma in Distilling Module 3has been updated and entry to the exam also includes access to an on-line, self-directed learning package.

Master Distiller

Syllabus 


Articles (Recommended Reading for Diploma and Master)

Journal of The Institute of Brewing (JIB)

- Yeast

  1. 125th Anniversary Review: Developments in brewing and distilling yeast strains

- Malt

  1. 125th Anniversary Review: Barley research in realtion to Scotch whisky production: a journey to new frontiers
  2. A review of malting and malt processing for whisky distillation

- Process

  1. 125th Anniversary Review: Some Recent Engineering Advances in Brewing and Distilling

- Other

  1. Origins of Flavour in Whiskies and a Revised Flavour Wheel: A Review

 

Other

Distillation Technology and Modelling Techniques - Part 1     (Member Only)

Distillation Technology and Modelling Techniques - Part 2     (Member Only)

Distillation Technology and Modelling Techniques - Part 3     (Member Only)

Blue Book on Yeast

Elementary Algebra (OpenStax CNX)

Physics (OpenStax College)

Biology (OpenStax College)

Chemistry (OpenStax College)

Environment and Sustainability

World Wide Distilled Spirits Conference 2002     (Member Only)

World Wide Distilled Spirits Conference 2005     (Member Only)

World Wide Distilled Spirits Conference 2008     (Member Only)

World Wide Distilled Spirits Conference 2011     (Member Only)

World Wide Distilled Spirits Conference 2014     (Member Only)

 

Textbooks

Whisky: Techology, Production and Marketing, 2nd Ed. (ISBN-13: 978-0124017351)


Previous Exams

2017 Examiner Report

2016 Examiner Report

2015 Examiner Report

2014 Examiner Report

2013 Examiner Report

2012 Examiner Report

2011 Examiner Report