from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An establishment for distilling, especially for distilling alcoholic liquors.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A place where distillation takes place, especially the distillation of alcoholic spirits.
- n. A company that distills alcohol.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The building and works where distilling, esp. of alcoholic liquors, is carried on.
- n. The act of distilling spirits.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act or art of distilling.
- n. The building and works where distilling is carried on.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a plant and works where alcoholic drinks are made by distillation
Well, while it is true that most people in America and Scotland and England use the term distillery, it is also true that the term brewery means a place where malt liquor is produced - according to Webster.
At the moment, the distillery is working under capacity, but if I'm successful it won't be for long.
Here's a fun fact about JD that I discovered while traveling around the country back in the late '90s: the Jack Daniels distillery is located in Lynchburg, Tennessee, which is a dry county.
Lifting Spirits: A small Oregon distillery is bringing home big praise for big brandies
By 2006, when the ultimate Scotch on the rocks was discovered by conservators, Mackinlay was defunct as a brand, but the name and distillery were owned by Whyte & Mackay.
In Pitlochry, we toured Edradour distillery, which is not only the smallest distillery but also offers a free tour, unlike any of the others.
The distillery was a late addition to the already profitable gristmill complex -- the mill and millrace, a cottage for the miller and his family, a cooperage, animal pens and sheds, and possibly slave quarters.
The benchmark for the distillery is a USGS established elevation point located on the step of the gristmill.
To make matters worse, the owner of the distillery was an outspoken atheist.
The troop commanders had a general idea that the distillery was the key to the enemy's position, and were all working in that direction.