dis·​till·​ery | \ di-ˈsti-lə-rē How to pronounce distillery (audio) , -ˈstil-rē \
plural distilleries

Definition of distillery

: the works where distilling (as of alcoholic liquors) is done

Examples of distillery in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Blackland, which opened March 2019, serves as an upscale cocktail lounge and distillery. Edward Medeles, Dallas News, 16 Sep. 2021 Not every licensed distillery or bottler in Japan is a member of the JSLMA either, so the JSLMA rules certainly aren't all-encompassing. Joseph V Micallef, Forbes, 11 Sep. 2021 Previous expressions consisted of whiskey from MGP, the Indiana distillery behind so many different brands. Jonah Flicker, Robb Report, 3 Sep. 2021 In the meantime, distillery tours are available to all. BostonGlobe.com, 25 Aug. 2021 The Garden & Gun Club is open to the public starting Aug. 5 and is independent of distillery tours. Kathryn Gregory, The Courier-Journal, 3 Aug. 2021 Hudson hopes to see people make a stop at the distillery part of their trip to Westfield and Grand Park. Brittany Carloni, The Indianapolis Star, 31 July 2021 The only location dishing a four-course meal with cocktail pairings, Sistrunk Marketplace’s in-house distillery touts, arguably, Dine Out Lauderdale’s best deal. Phillip Valys, sun-sentinel.com, 26 July 2021 The six episodes cover three cases, from a 1993 armored car robbery to the 2005 heist of $7.4 million from an airport to a distillery worker who walked off with some really expensive bourbon in the 2010s. Martha Sorren, refinery29.com, 14 July 2021

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First Known Use of distillery

1758, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of distillery was in 1758

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distillers' solubles


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20 Sep 2021

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“Distillery.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/distillery. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of distillery

: a place where alcoholic drinks (such as whiskey) are produced

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