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Distillation vs. Brewing

Difference Between Distillation and Brewing

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Distillation

Distillation, or classical distillation, is the process of separating the components or substances from a liquid mixture by using selective boiling and condensation. Dry distillation is the heating of solid materials to produce gaseous products (which may condense into liquids or solids).
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Brewing

Brewing is the production of beer by steeping a starch source (commonly cereal grains, the most popular of which is barley) in water and fermenting the resulting sweet liquid with yeast. It may be done in a brewery by a commercial brewer, at home by a homebrewer, or communally.
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Distillation

The evaporation and subsequent collection of a liquid by condensation as a means of purification:the distillation of water.
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Brewing

To make (ale or beer) from malt and hops by infusion, boiling, and fermentation.
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Distillation

The extraction of the volatile components of a mixture by the condensation and collection of the vapors that are produced as the mixture is heated:petroleum distillation.
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Brewing

To make (a beverage) by boiling, steeping, or mixing various ingredients
Brew tea.
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Distillation

A distillate.
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Brewing

To concoct; devise
Brew a plot to overthrow the government.
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Distillation

The act of falling in drops, or the act of pouring out in drops.
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Brewing

To make ale or beer as an occupation.
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Distillation

That which falls in drops.
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Brewing

To be made by boiling or steeping
As the coffee brewed, I paced in the kitchen.
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Distillation

The separation of more volatile parts of a substance from less volatile ones by evaporation and condensation.
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Brewing

To be imminent; impend
"storms brewing on every frontier" (John Dos Passos).
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Distillation

Purification through repeated or continuous distilling; rectification.
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Brewing

A beverage made by brewing.
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Distillation

(petroleum) Separation into specific hydrocarbon groups; fractionation.
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Brewing

A serving of such a beverage.
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Distillation

The substance extracted by distilling.
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Brewing

Something produced as if by brewing; a mix
Their politics were a strange brew of idealism and self-interest.
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Distillation

The act of falling in drops, or the act of pouring out in drops.
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Brewing

Present participle of brew
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Distillation

That which falls in drops.
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Brewing

The production of alcoholic beverages, such as beer, by fermentation; the process of being brewed.
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Distillation

The separation of the volatile parts of a substance from the more fixed; specifically, the operation of driving off gas or vapor from volatile liquids or solids, by heat in a retort or still, and the condensation of the products as far as possible by a cool receiver, alembic, or condenser; rectification; vaporization; condensation; as, the distillation of illuminating gas and coal, of alcohol from sour mash, or of boric acid in steam.
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Brewing

The business or occupation of a brewer.
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Distillation

The substance extracted by distilling.
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Brewing

The quantity of a brew made in a single batch.
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Distillation

The process of purifying a liquid by boiling it and condensing its vapors
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Brewing

The forming of a storm or the gathering of clouds.
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Distillation

A purified liquid produced by condensation from a vapor during distilling; the product of distilling
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Brewing

The act or process of preparing liquors which are brewed, as beer and ale.
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Brewing

The quantity brewed at once.
A brewing of new beer, set by old beer.
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Brewing

A mixing together.
I am not able to avouch anything for certainty, such a brewing and sophistication of them they make.
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Brewing

A gathering or forming of a storm or squall, indicated by thick, dark clouds.
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Brewing

The production of malt beverages (as beer or ale) from malt and hops by grinding and boiling them and fermenting the result with yeast
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