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

Definition of distiller

: one that distills especially alcoholic liquors

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Recent Examples on the Web The pandemic also gave Eagle Park distiller Jordan Stielow time to fire up the still for spirits. Kathy Flanigan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Eagle Park's big Muskego taproom opens this month after a delay caused by coronavirus," 1 July 2020 Consumer product companies, such as Quaker Oats and the distiller Brown-Forman, which makes Jack Daniel’s and Woodford Reserve whiskeys, make up roughly a third of the index. Washington Post, "Apple, AT&T, Jack Daniel’s: Fed issues details on bond buys," 29 June 2020 In Asheville, distiller Troy Ball is known for using an old corn varietal, known as Crooked Creek, whose high fat content rounds out the spirit beautifully. Mark Ellwood, Condé Nast Traveler, "14 Best Road Trips in America," 22 June 2020 Elitzer shelled out $60 a gallon for hand sanitizer before tracking down a distiller that could produce it for $35 — still triple the usual price. Thomas Black, BostonGlobe.com, "Hunt for masks and other safety gear adds to the strain on businesses trying to reopen," 15 June 2020 This results in pleasant cereal notes that act as a backdrop for juniper and any other botanicals the distiller chooses to include, which can vary wildly (orange leaf, celery seed, cinnamon, coriander, angelica, hundreds more). Al Culliton, Bon Appétit, "I Now Pronounce It Tom Collins Season," 23 May 2020 Moutai’s rally stands out as distillers around the world struggle with restaurant shutdowns and curbs on social gatherings. Bloomberg.com, "China Liquor Giant Defies Global Slump With $60 Billion Gain," 15 May 2020 Jeremy Craig, who serves as the head distiller, got the idea after watching hand sanitizer disappear from store shelves amid the coronavirus outbreak. Suzanne Hirt, USA TODAY, "Craft distillery switches from spirits to hand sanitizer to help community," 19 Mar. 2020 When distillers provide food recipes, the call for flavored moonshine by far outnumbers the plain product. Mary Bergin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "100 years after Prohibition, moonshine escapes its back-roads origins," 5 May 2020

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First Known Use of distiller

1562, in the meaning defined above

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“Distiller.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/distiller. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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

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