Production & Process

Whiskey 101

Download 7 April 2002 Issue

The Simple Pot Still

Download 14 January 2004 Issue In the early days of distilling essential oils for medicine and fra grances, the simple pot-still was the only tool available to the chemist. By slowly heating a liquid sample and collecting the vapor, the compound was...

A Dialogue on Distilling

Download 1 January 2002 Issue Steve McCarthy is the owner of Clear Creek Distillery in Portland, OR, which has been producing artisanal spirits since 1984. Starting with an eau-de-vie made from Bartlett pears grown on this family’s orchards in Hood River, McCarthy...