Definition of pot still in English:

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pot still


A still to which heat is applied directly and not by means of a steam jacket.
Example sentences
  • Although it is distilled 3 times in a pot still it is still a fairly strong whiskey that must be aged in used sherry, rum, or bourbon barrels for a minimum of 3 years.
  • A new wooden still replaced the earlier pot still that had remained on the property; it had a capacity of about 700 gallons.
  • This can be done using either a traditional pot still or, more commonly, a continuous still which allows for speedier production.
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