pot still
noun Date: 1799 a still used especially in the distillation of Irish grain whiskey and Scotch malt whiskey in which the heat of the fire is applied directly to the pot containing the mash

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  • pot-still — potˈ still adjective Made in a pot still • • • Main Entry: ↑pot …   Useful english dictionary

  • pot still — noun : a still used especially in the distillation of Irish grain whiskey and Scotch malt whiskey in which the heat of the fire is applied directly to the pot containing the mash * * * a simple and sometimes primitive type of still, used esp. in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 mash (e.g. for whisky) or wine (for brandy). This is called a batch distillation (as opposed to a continuous… …   Wikipedia

  • pot still — /ˈpɒt stɪl/ (say pot stil) noun an apparatus resembling a large pot which is used in the distillation of spirits. –pot still, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • pot still — a simple and sometimes primitive type of still, used esp. in the making of cognac, corn liquor, and malt Scotch whisky. Also, pot still. [1790 1800] * * * …   Universalium

  • pot still — noun a still used for distillation in the production of whisky; a still used for crude separations in chemical plant …   Wiktionary

  • pot still — noun a still to which heat is applied directly and not by means of a steam jacket …   English new terms dictionary

  • Pot-Still-Verfahren — Die Destillation von Alkohol zu Genusszwecken bezeichnet man als Brennen, die benutzte Destillationsaparatur entsprechend als Brennerei und das Produkt häufig als Brand. Im Gegensatz zur Destillation im Kontext der Chemikalienherstellung ist… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pure pot still whiskey — is a type of whiskey which contains only pot still whiskey . It is unique to Ireland.Traditionally pot still whiskey was made from a mixture of malted and unmalted barley, distilled in a pot still as opposed to a Coffey still. The ratio of… …   Wikipedia

  • Pure pot still whiskey — Le pure pot still whiskey est un whisky irlandais fabriqué à partir d’orge et distillé dans un alambic charentais (un « pot still » en anglais). Comme un single malt, toute la distillation est faite dans un alambic charentais, mais un… …   Wikipédia en Français

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