Distillery Nation Podcast #45 - Eastside Distilling
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Distillery Nation Podcast #45 - Eastside Distilling

In this episode we sat down and chatted with Mel Heim of Eastside Distilling

In this episode we had the pleasure talking with Mel Heim. Mel is the VP of Operations, distiller and blender for Eastside Distilling located in Portland Oregon. They are famous for the vodka, series of whiskies and rum. In this episode we talked about putting a plan around your SKUs and sales of those SKUs, early days of making Rum, the canning operation side of the business for the Ready to Drink (RTDs), and of course how awesome is to have a publicly traded distillery that you can actually look at numbers and how is the company thinking of its future. Of course, favorite books and how Mel got into distilling.

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LINKS AND RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE


Eastside Distilling website

Eastside Distilling Instagram

ACSA Forums

ADI Forums

Book: The Compleat Distiller (Affiliate)

Book: Sensory and Instrumental Evaluation of Alcoholic Beverages (Affiliate)

Book: Craft of Whiskey Distilling (Affiliate)

Book: Rum, The Complete Guide (Affiliate)

Book: Short Course in Rum (Affiliate)

Book: Celebritize Yourself (Affiliate)

Book: Whisky, The Manual (Affiliate)

Book: The Alcohol Textbook (Affiliate)

Book: Leap Frog – Nathalie Molina Nino (Affiliate)

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Advice from Mel - Build a good plan and use data for your decisions!


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