VESICA The Polish spirit is three-times column-distilled entirely from premium-grade potatoes in a continuous still designed to render the vodka essentially pure.
Most are made in continuous stills, but a growing number of brands are crafted in small-batch alembic stills.
This impressive, highly rated vodka is distilled in a complex, 139-plate continuous still, double-filtered through activated charcoal and diluted to 82 proof.
Fast Track brand Skyy Vodka expanded its winning franchise with the release of superpremium Skyy 90, a wheat vodka made in a technologically advanced, 5-column continuous still.
In the 1820s, a newfangled, efficient and innovative distillation system, the continuous still
distillation process, was invented first by Robert Stein and later perfected by Aeneas Coffey.
There are 2-6 columns in the typical continuous still
and each provides a specific function.
Almost all California brandy is made by continuous still
Either twice-distilled in pots or single-distilled in small continuous stills
, Armagnac is known for intensity of flavor, a greater impact of fruit and spice and less interest in a mellow and smooth Cognac style.
Its distinctive taste is unlike any spirit because Black Seal includes products of both pot stills -- as used to make fine Cognacs -- and continuous stills
-- as used for making grappa.
Early in the 1800s, large-scale continuous stills
for the recovery of alcoholic liquors were devised.
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.
Unlike most vodka, which is distilled once in large continuous stills
, super premiums are distilled up to three times in small copper stills.