dis·​till·​er di-ˈsti-lər How to pronounce distiller (audio)
: one that distills especially alcoholic liquors

Examples of distiller in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Last year, some 9 million 9-liter cases of gin were sold in the US, generating more than $1 billion in revenue for distillers, with the superpremium category surging by 16 percent to surpass 700,000 9-liter cases. Eve Thomas, WIRED, 3 Apr. 2024 Here are the thoughts, and occasional nostalgia, of some of the country’s top chefs and distillers on the subject. Paul Caputo, Forbes, 29 Mar. 2024 Buy Now: $85 Photo : Kübler Absinthe Kübler Absinthe Kübler Absinthe comes from Switzerland, where it is made by fourth-generation master distiller Yves Kübler. Jonah Flicker, Robb Report, 8 Mar. 2024 Glendalough Wild Rose Gin SHOP NOW Born from their head distiller’s love for his mother, Rose, Glendalough’s blush-pink gin is tinted with wild rose petals. Ellen Fort, Saveur, 8 Feb. 2024 The frosty relationship between distillers and the legislature back in 2009 thawed long ago. Bruce Schreiner, Fortune, 7 Feb. 2024 She was trained by an 11th-generation cognac distiller. Kristine M. Kierzek, Journal Sentinel, 25 Jan. 2024 For whiskey producers, AI unlocks product efficiencies, a new set of blends, and level of precision flavor that distillers only dreamed about. Neil Sahota, Forbes, 27 Mar. 2024 Dant hopes the downtown Louisville presence will increase brand recognition for the craft distiller. Amanda Hancock, The Courier-Journal, 11 Mar. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1562, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of distiller was in 1562

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“Distiller.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/distiller. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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dis·​till·​er dis-ˈtil-ər How to pronounce distiller (audio)
: one that distills especially alcoholic liquors

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