WhiskyFest Speaker Matt Hofmann

Matt Hofmann

Co-Founder and Master Distiller  |  Westland Distillery

Matt Hofmann is the Co-Founder and Master Distiller of Westland Distillery in Seattle, Washington. Matt is driven by a passion for exceptional products that reflect the region where they were made. He has received a General Certificate in Distilling from the Institute of Brewing and Distilling in London, as well as a Postgraduate Diploma in Distilling from the International Center for Brewing and Distilling at Heriot-Watt University. Matt’s work in American single malt whiskey has been praised by business and trade organizations alike, including being named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list in 2016 and receiving the 2018 American Master Distiller of the Year award by Whisky Magazine.