patent still


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patent still

n
(Brewing) a type of still in which the distillation is continuous
[so called because a still of this type was patented in 1830]
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In spite of the less flavorful, lower-quality whisky the patent still produced, they became popular throughout the Lowlands as they enabled distillers to produce less expensive whisky at a faster rate.
Lowland whisky sales might have been successful, but producers using patent stills always felt the shadow of superior Highland single malts looming over them.
Their shapes (and the whisky's end-result) differ whether they are patent stills, Coffey stills, Lomond stills, pot stills, column stills, continuous stills or Irish stills.