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Patent Still

Column still / Continuous still/ Patent still/ Coffey still A column still, also called a continuous still, patent still or Coffey still, is a variety of still consisting of two columns. The first column (called the analyzer) in a column still has steam rising and wash descending through several levels. The second column (called the …

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Pot Still

A pot still is a type of still used in distilling spirits such as whisky or brandy.  Heat is applied directly to the pot containing the wash (for whisky) or wine (for brandy). This is called a batch distillation. At sea level, alcohol boils at 78 °C (172 °F), while water boils at 100 °C …

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Spirit Glossary

Absinthe – bitter high proof wormwood flavoured spirit Advocaat – eggnog flavoured Dutch liqueurAguardiente – Spanish type of Marc.Apfelschnapps- German brandy made from apples Applejack – U.S. brandy distilled from apple cider.Aquavit (Akvavit) – Scandinavian distilled distilled spirit flavoured with caraway Aqua vitae -ancient name for distilled spirit, meaning “water of life”.Aran/Attack – Strong spirit …

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