Copper Whiskey vats at a distillery

Distilling

Providing control solutions for the top Spirits Manufacturers

Kigtek helping to produce over 500 million litres every year of the world’s top Whisky, Gin and other spirit brands.

PREPARATION

Dried barley added and ground. Husks & debris removed.

MASHING

Water added to dissolve sugars and produce wort.

FERMENTING

Yeast added, and fermentation turns sugars into alcohol.

DISTILLING

Alcohol vapourised and collected. Repeated to increase purity.

AGEING

Alcohol from distillation is stored in oak casks for several years.

BOTTLING

After maturation, the whisky is bottled and ready for consumption.

We have worked in all process areas including:

Kigtek’s team of highly skilled process control engineers have extensive experience within the Distilled Spirits Industry.

We have worked in all process areas including:

– Malt Intake
– Milling
– Mashing-In

– Mash Tun Control
– Worts Pumping
– Washback Control
– Wash Collection

– Wash & Spirit Still Charging
– Still Control
– Spirit Collection
– Heat Recovery

Effluent Control
Cooling Towers
Boiler House Controls
CIP Controls

Projects have been completed for major production sites:

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