Distilling Classes IN Downtown Frederick, MD

We are passionate about quality spirits, and we want to share our passion with you.

Educational opportunities for your everyday enthusiasts to aspiring distillers. Classes range from the basics of cocktails to an entire day of hand-making whiskey.

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Distilling 101

Make Your Own Whiskey From Local Grains

If you have ever wanted to know all the ins and outs of distilling and get a hands-on distillery experience, this immersive day-long course is for you! Learn about the production of whiskey and gin from the head distillers at McClintock and see rye whiskey mash, fermentation, and rye whiskey distillation in action.

This class is fully immersive and goes from 9 am to 3:30 pm with an hour after the class for optional one-on-one sessions with our distilling team.

What you get:
2-liter cask filled with the whiskey you make that day for aging at home
2 custom McClintock bottles signed and batched by you!
Educational hand-outs and copies of all presentations
Breakfast and lunch provided

Frederick Community College

We also offer several courses through Frederick Community College: Gin 101, Maryland Whiskey 101, and Spirits Sensory (learn how to nose and taste spirits). Click here to learn more about each class and register.

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