|Very Early Clay Still|
selected components from a mixture by making use of the different temperatures that liquids turn to vapor. It would be hard to have things like gasoline, solvents and "Booze" without them.
The first indications of distillation was The Ancient Indian Subcontinent during the Common Era or Before Christ, where there have been some clay retort pots unearthed in Taxil and Charsadda in the area that is Pakistan today. These Gandhara stills and were only capable of making weak liquors. This style of still was found in Rome, Egypt and China,
|Classic Late 1700's Caribbean Rum Still|
|Modern Multi Column Still|
Today we have every type of still from the very basic pot still to very sophisticated column and hybrids of the two available to us for making the finest spirits.