dis·​till·​er | \di-ˈsti-lər \

Definition of distiller 

: one that distills especially alcoholic liquors

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The concept is this: a distiller uses hyperlocal ingredients not just to accent a particular spirit, but as the defining feature of the drink. Todd Plummer, Vogue, "Is “Wilderness to Bottle” the New Farm To Table?," 29 Oct. 2018 Newsletter Sign-up The countertop carbonation-machine maker is widely accepted to have invented the notion of make-it-at-home soda and has roots going back to 1903, when it was founded in London by a gin distiller. Saabira Chaudhuri, WSJ, "PepsiCo Buys Seltzer Rival That Vilified It," 20 Aug. 2018 The late Booker Noe, who served as master distiller at his grandfather's bourbon distillery, Jim Beam, and founded his own brand, Booker's, had a signature method of tasting bourbon that is still relevant today. Sam Dangremond, Town & Country, "How to Drink Whiskey: A Complete Guide," 1 Oct. 2018 An abundance of whiskey could affect pricing, hurting not only large distillers but especially the fledgling craft distilling market. Bruce Schreiner, Fox News, "Kentucky bourbon inventory at highest level since 1972," 27 Sep. 2018 Some distillers add the botanicals at intervals according to the extraction timing each might require. Francine Maroukian, Popular Mechanics, "The Mysteries of Gin Revealed," 10 Aug. 2018 Jason Grossmiller, co-owner and head distiller for Arizona Distilling Co., said hiring Olson was a strategic move. Kellie Hwang, azcentral, "Micah Olson gets behind the bar of Arizona Distilling Co.'s new cocktail lounge," 27 June 2018 Some bigger distillers shipped extra spirits to Europe before the tariffs were in place, but for small businesses, the shipping and warehousing costs are prohibitive. Alan Rappeport, New York Times, "Lobsters, Small-Batch Whiskey and Trump’s Trade War," 22 June 2018 Massachusetts Known for: Greylock Gin, San Francisco Spirits Competition gold medal winner Owner/distiller/craftsman: Chris Weld, 53 Product: Ethereal, Berkshire’s new craft gin HOW CHRIS WELD MAKES GIN 1. Francine Maroukian, Popular Mechanics, "The Mysteries of Gin Revealed," 10 Aug. 2018

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1562, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of distiller

: a person or company that produces strong alcoholic drinks (such as whiskey) by distilling them

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