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 The distillery started doing tours again on most Saturdays. Sheryl Devore, chicagotribune.com, "North Shore Distillery open for fall cocktail flights, tours," 16 Sep. 2020 Joe Heron and his wife, Lesley, opened the distillery at 1121 E. Washington St. in Butchertown in 2014. Dahlia Ghabour, The Courier-Journal, "Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. acquired by international spirits brand," 15 Sep. 2020 So owners Samuel Chereskin, an agricultural economist, and bartender Whit Rigali quickly retrofitted the 5-year-old distillery to make bottled spray-on hand sanitizer, which has been a success. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, "The Dish: Carruth winery to toast its 10th anniversary with beer," 15 Sep. 2020 At a distillery in St. Lucia, they were presented with several different rums based on the different varieties of cane used. Trevor Fraser, orlandosentinel.com, "National Rum Day: Sebastian couple travels the world for the love of rum," 14 Aug. 2020 The distillery features concerts and cocktail and bourbon-blending classes. Washington Post, "How distillery owners are finding creative ways to stay in the game during the pandemic," 4 Sep. 2020 His career at the distillery spanned nearly 20 years and earlier roles included overseeing quality control and the brand's single barrel program. Bruce Schreiner, Star Tribune, "Jack Daniel's master distiller stepping down after 12 years," 3 Sep. 2020 Over the course of the next few months, AREA15 will also be opening new experiences, including a distillery, ax-throwing, an arcade, candy shop, and many other spaces to explore, eat, drink, and shop. Andrea Romano, Travel + Leisure, "A Space-like Immersive Art Experience Is Opening in Las Vegas," 2 Sep. 2020 The current plan is to build the distillery on the north side of 245, bordering the Bullitt County Fairgrounds, which has 40 acres. Grace Schneider, The Courier-Journal, "Another stop on the Bourbon Trail: New distillery planned near Bernheim Forest off I-65," 28 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of distillery

1758, in the meaning defined above

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19 Sep 2020

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“Distillery.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/distillery. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of distillery

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

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