This presentation, delivered by John McKee from Headframe Spirits in Butte, Montana, will focus on introducing the distinctions between batch vs. continuous flow distillation from both the science and the financial sides. It will provide financial implications for both new and established distilleries. The three main learning objectives are:
- Distillation equipment will be your most expensive investment and should NEVER be your bottleneck to growth. It is vital to understand a still’s production capacity in order to plan for growth.
- Sales and Marketing efforts are directly impacted by your ability to produce what you’re selling and the ability to scale is critical.
- Consistent product quality is essential to brand growth and equipment is a key piece in ensuring product consistency.