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Bourbon, History & Business : 3 Day Course


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Would you like to know more about the spirits industry in Kentucky? We have the perfect course for you! McKendree University & Boundary Oak Distillery are teaming up for a 1 credit hour college course - Culture, Heritage & Business of Crafting Kentucky's Native Spirits.

This course is an examination of the culture, heritage, and business of crafting Kentucky’s native spirits. Topics covered will include blue laws and prohibition, supply & demand, marketing & brand identity, sales, and financial aspects. On-site lab sessions at Boundary Oak Distillery will include equipment and process overviews.

The cost of the course is $490 and will include: the cost of tuition for 1 credit hour, lab fees, a tour to a major distillery, and refreshments.

Complete a free application at https://eforms.mckendree.edu/eformsx/eform.aspx?form_id=596
Select Non-Degree Seeking as your Major.

A group of hotels, all within walking distance of Boundary Oak Distillery & local restaurants, will be offering discounted rates to those participating in this course:
Hampton Inn (code - MKU)
Holiday Inn Express (request McKendree University Group Rate)
Candlewood Suites (request McKendree University Group Rate)

For any questions about this course or the process to apply, please contact Cayla Pearman - cmpearman@mckendree.edu or 270.351.5003

*This course is not about the consumption of alcoholic beverages. By offering this course, the instructors are not encouraging the use of alcoholic beverages.

Must be 21 or older to participate.