distiller

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

Definition of distiller

: one that distills especially alcoholic liquors

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Alcohol brands are paying attention: Diageo (the world’s second largest distiller and parent of Guinness, Smirnoff and Johnnie Walker) recently funded a nonalcoholic spirits company called Seedlip. Laura Reiley, The Denver Post, "Millennials have sparked a sober revolution, and alcohol brands are starting to notice," 27 June 2019 Alcohol brands are paying attention: Diageo (the world’s second largest distiller and parent of Guinness, Smirnoff and Johnnie Walker) recently funded a nonalcoholic spirits company called Seedlip. Laura Reiley, Washington Post, "Many are embracing the #SoberLife and companies are capitalizing on it with a raft of sober events, products and so many hashtags," 27 June 2019 Working with Tattersall head distiller Bentley Gilman and founder Jon Kreidler, the three selected three different single malt whiskeys, distilled and aged for two years in Minnesota white oak barrels. Jess Fleming, Twin Cities, "Chef Justin Sutherland gets his own signature whiskey from Tattersall," 18 June 2019 Returning to the Madison area, DeSano took some of his mead to Lars Forde, head distiller at Yahara Bay Distillers in Fitchburg. Kristine M. Kierzek, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Honey of a Wisconsin spirit is born in Brazil," 16 Mar. 2018 My lovely editor had sent me an Italian bitter liqueur to build a drink around: the Bitter Bianco from Luxardo, a distiller of exceptional repute. Lauren Mechling, WSJ, "An Aperitivo-Fueled Adventure Among Brooklyn’s Sauna Set," 18 June 2019 Here’s to the distillers and pharmacies and other corporate sponsors for whom the parade was an advertising opportunity but also an expression of solidarity. Doug Maccash, nola.com, "New Orleans’ Pride Parade 2019 was a glorious group hug," 9 June 2019 Meanwhile, many small brewers and distillers such as Brian Sammons, founder of Twisted Path Distillery in Milwaukee, have expressed concern or outright opposition to the bill. Kathy Flanigan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Boozy businesses join in opposition to Wisconsin's 'alcohol czar' bill," 15 Feb. 2018 Dad's Hat distiller Herman Mihalich is serious about roots. Francine Maroukian, Popular Mechanics, "How They Make Rye Whiskey the Right Way," 23 Mar. 2016

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1562, in the meaning defined above

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distiller

noun

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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