Dr. Pat Heist and his business partner Shane Baker founded Ferm Solutions in Danville, Kentucky in 2006. Ferm Solutions is a company that provides technical services and products to the fuel ethanol industry and distilleries. They currently service more than 600 distilleries with yeast, anti-microbials, enzymes and hands-on training.
In 2013 they expanded their business operation by building a distillery of their own – Wilderness Trail Distillery. About six years later and after two expansions they quickly went from a craft spirits distillery to one of the top 15 bourbon whiskey producers in the world.
28 September 2021 | 40 mins 23 secs
attenuation, bacteria, bourbon, corsair distillery, ferm solutions, fungi, high rye bourbon, independent stave, pat heist, patrick heist, reverse osmosis, sour mash vs sweet mash, wheated bourbon, wilderness trail distillery, yeast
The first episode in English! But just as in the podcast, we'll start off in Swedish. Vår jäst-gäst Dr. Pat Heist från Wilderness Trail Distillery är här för att lära oss allt om bourbon – från vattnet, jästen och ända till skårorna på utsidan av faten. Häng med! Guest of the episode is Dr. Pat Heist of Wilderness Trail Distillery. He will tell us everything about bourbon making – from the water and yeast to the grooves on the outside of the casks. Join the ride!