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Gabriel O'Loughlin, a maintenance manager at Cooley, works on a pot still. According to Whisky magazine, pot stills are "stills used for batch distillation. In pot still distillation the liquid is distilled usually twice, occasionally three times, first in a wash still and then in a spirit still." At the Cooley-run Locke's museum, visitors find a rare example of a small pot still distillery. Locke's shows the distillery process, from the grinding of the grain to the casking of the final product.
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