Senior Design 2020 – Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Team 17
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Team 17
Annie Keary Brianna Mancuso Mike Schaefer Sam Segiet
Whaler White Whiskey
The craft spirits market has great potential as shown by the recent craft beer industry boom. We present Whaler White Whiskey, a craft moonshine distillery that will be designed for production, facility tours, and tastings in Stamford, Connecticut. Our goal is to output 500 gallons a week of traditional and specialty moonshine flavors using local raw materials. Ingredients will be stored on-site then fermented through a batch process to eight percent alcohol by volume. After, the fermented intermediate will be distilled in a two stage distillation process. The fermentation and distillation processes were modeled to determine the outlet streams and energy requirements. Quality specifications will ensure safe production of a consistent forty percent alcohol by volume product. Our product will be bottled then sold on-site and through local vendors. Process economics were calculated to predict startup costs and feasibility. Become a Whaler and let your tastebuds experience our moonshine today!