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

Definition of distiller

: one that distills especially alcoholic liquors

Examples of distiller in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Old Fashioned cocktail was created in Colonel James E. Pepper's honor and the distiller was instrumental in the passage of the Bottled in Bond Act, one of the first federal consumer protection laws. Katie Lobosco, CNN, 12 June 2021 One of those was 25-year-old Rhys Mallows, who was awarded a British Empire Medal for helping to repurpose Mallows Bottling, a Welsh firm, to produce more than one million bottles of hand sanitizer following a deal with a Scottish distiller. Pan Pylas, ajc, 11 June 2021 James Bond of Undefeated and Jon Buscemi of Buscemi, Truff and Oliver Peoples are behind the brand), and the distiller is legit (Marko Karakasevic of California’s Charbay Distillery). Jonah Flicker, Robb Report, 4 June 2021 The distiller never verbalized his techniques or explained his process; Hirata learned by observing and assisting. WSJ, 25 May 2021 Cutwater Mezcal was made in collaboration with a distiller in Durango, Mexico. San Diego Union-Tribune, 18 May 2021 Brugal is a rum distiller in the Dominican Republic that dates to 1888, hence the date on the label. Joseph V Micallef, Forbes, 16 May 2021 Green, who was enslaved before working with Daniel, is believed to be the world’s first Black master distiller. John-john Williams Iv, baltimoresun.com, 13 May 2021 Agaves are grown in different soils and at different elevations, resulting in nuances that a distiller has to adjust for to produce a consistent product. New York Times, 30 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of distiller

1562, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of distiller was in 1562

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15 Jun 2021

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“Distiller.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/distiller. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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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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