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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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.