Definition of distiller in English:



  • A person or company that manufactures spirits.

    ‘a family-owned whisky distiller’
    • ‘Often, representatives from distilleries, including master distillers, make the rounds and are available to meet with staff.’
    • ‘What makes grappa unique and one of the worlds great spirits is the incredible aromatics that dedicated master distillers can extract.’
    • ‘By the mid-1700s, Parliament passed laws eliminating small gin makers, leaving production to big distillers.’
    • ‘Now that sherry is no longer shipped in cask, some Scotch whisky distillers in Scotland have their barrels ‘broken in’ in Jerez with sherry.’
    • ‘Because of this set-up, he is able to bring in master distillers to speak to the bar staff.’
    • ‘In 1966, four of the five remaining Irish distillers banded together as the Irish Distillers Group.’
    • ‘There were no longer many small distillers producing varying kinds of whisky and spirits throughout the country.’
    • ‘Down one flight of stairs, in the tiny Green Room, the master distiller of the Buffalo Trace bourbon distillery is giving a master-class tasting.’
    • ‘The distiller recommends only drinking the 180 proof poteen with mixers.’
    • ‘For some time, distillers have used wood and age to make their single malts stand out.’
    • ‘Also on the schedule are visits to olive oil makers, a smoked salmon firm and a pisco distiller.’
    • ‘In fact, the world's tasters, master distillers and blenders have long realised that whisky and champagne evolve in the bottle.’
    • ‘Now, he's importing a range from two Martinique distillers.’
    • ‘So sure were distillers of this, that they pursued legal protection of the term ‘tequila.’’
    • ‘Regional differences have been broadly emphasized in the past by distillers, but as a marketing tool, the story has already been told.’
    • ‘As distillers refined the process of making gin, it became more palatable, even without sugar.’
    • ‘Recently, there has been more activity in the category as distillers see new opportunities.’
    • ‘There are big opportunities here for companies such as Scotch whisky distillers which can sell unique or interesting products.’
    • ‘Another includes three styles from the same distiller.’
    • ‘The distiller's small batch collection also conducts bourbon tastings across the country.’