W5 - ONLINE High Brix Raw Material Course (Light - Gold - Dark - Spiced Rum)

R 1,500.00

R 1,500.00
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This online course will enable you to utilise and High Brix Content Raw Material for either your final Product (in the case of a Rum Style Product) or for your base spirit (in the case of a contemporary Gin).

PLEASE NOTE: The C1 - Introduction to Distilling Course, or any other Distillation Course done in the past, is a prerequisite for attendance to this course.

Learners from outside South Africa:

To ship your printed course manual (i.e. more than 700 pages on C10) to your physical address, costs us quite a bit more.

Please use this link for ordering the course on the international platform and to pay through PayPal.

Learners inside South Africa and Namibia:

During the Course you will cover in-depth the following Master Principles, both in theory and practice:

  • Fractional Distillation - Selecting Desired and Undesired Aroma's and Tastes during Distillation
  • Sensory Analysis - Training and Using your sense of Taste and Smell
  • Dilution - Dilution of Spirits down to Legal Minimum Strength, as well as working with High Brix Content Raw Materials (Molasses and Honey)
Course Contents

Light, Dark, and Spiced Rum Overview

  • Differences between Light, Dark, and Spiced Rum
  • A History of Rum
  • Regional Differences in Rum
  • Rum Methodology

Unique Aspects of High Brix Content Raw Material Fermentations

  • Sugar Source Selection
  • Sugar Source Calculation
  • Sugar Source Preparation
  • High Brix Content Raw Material Fermentations

Distilling a High Brix Content Raw Material Fermentation

  • Using Anti Foaming Agent
  • Applying Fractional Distillation to Non-Fruit Fermentations

Spirit Enhancement in Rum

  • Techniques Relevant to White, Gold, Dark and Spiced Rum

Course Fees include:

  • Course Material in printed format couriered to you.
  • Access to our video-based online training platform for 90 days
  • Access to the discussion forums (with each lesson where applicable) to share information with other course attendees
  • Access to download the presentation slides for each lesson (where applicable)

Once we received your payment, you will receive an email with an online training link to start your course.

You would require:

  • Good Internet connection
  • Preferably a laptop or desktop PC with sound to view the videos (Smartphone screen just too small)
  • Pen and paper to take your own notes
  • You can pause, rewind and replay a video to make sure you do not miss an important part.

Please Note:

Unfortunately, none of the online courses can be canceled after a voucher number or link has been emailed to you.

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Customer Reviews

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Richard Hayworth
Brilliant, title vs expectation, no questions.

Great course. Really informative and practically helpful. Looking forward to the next online course

Willem Botha
Willem Botha

Very informative. Gives a very broad overview of High Brix raw material and also touch on other techniques like infusion and fruit based spirits. Thought I knew enough. But realised that I need to do the other training also.

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