dis·​till·​er | \ di-ˈsti-lər How to pronounce distiller (audio) \

Definition of distiller

: one that distills especially alcoholic liquors

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To meet the strict certified craft designation, distillers must use British Columbia agricultural products, and ferment, distill and age the spirits within the province. Nancy Besharah, San Francisco Chronicle, "Five Vancouver Island hotspots for getting into the spirits," 9 Jan. 2018 So Prohibition Craft Spirits has decided to take up the tale of the '20s, when liquor was outlawed and distillers went into hiding. Bailey Loosemore, The Courier-Journal, "Tequila in bourbon barrels? New craft distillery comes to Phoenix Hill," 2 July 2018 McConaughey and master distiller Eddie Russell have collaborated to launch Wild Turkey Longbranch, a new bourbon that’s filtered with Texas mesquite and oak charcoals. Chris Morris, Fortune, "Matthew McConaughey Jumps Into the Bourbon Business," 11 Apr. 2018 Some distillers might talk about the limestone water that runs through their property, or the heirloom crops in their mash. Francine Maroukian, Popular Mechanics, "The Most Unheralded Berry Is Coming To Your Liquor Cabinet," 28 Dec. 2018 Though Damgaard isn’t a bartender himself, his team sources its booze from small, independent distillers mainly in Denmark. Laura Itzkowitz, Vogue, "How Local Nordic Ingredients Are Transforming Copenhagen's Cocktail Scene," 15 Oct. 2018 One option some distillers have chosen is releasing single malts without an age stamp. Fox News, "Things you didn't know about whiskey," 14 Mar. 2016 Fans line up early in the morning for the first taste of the release, and a shot at a limited-edition bottle, hand-numbered by the distillers. Bree Coven Foster, The Seattle Times, "Woodinville Whiskey’s harvest release tastes like home," 7 Sep. 2018 Follow the country's other whisky trail—the Malt Whisky Trail in Moray Speyside, home to the world’s largest concentration of whisky distillers. Laura Dannen Redman, Condé Nast Traveler, "Scotland Gets a New Whisky Trail," 16 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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