Anise and Licorice

We’re now progressing to higher batch numbers in our products. It’s an exciting time when you produce 'batch 1' of anything. I’ve been reflecting on the whole concept of batches and the evolution of products lately. So this seems like a good time to share some thoughts and also reach out for your feedback.

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Alan Scott
Thoughts on Batches

We’re now progressing to higher batch numbers in our products. It’s an exciting time when you produce 'batch 1' of anything. I’ve been reflecting on the whole concept of batches and the evolution of products lately. So this seems like a good time to share some thoughts and also reach out for your feedback.

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Alan Scott
Our Steam Boiler

Our Columbia steam boiler functions as the energetic heart of the distillery. It is rated at around 600,000 BTU of energy. I've lived in buildings with boilers before...

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Alan Scott
Rotovap "Still" Arrived

Purchasing the Buchi Rotovap was an early and perhaps impulsive decision. It was the first piece of equipment to arrive. Julia worked with one during her Ph.D studies at the University of Utah (but she says this is the "Cadillac" model compared to the one from her studies)...

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Alan Scott
Starting the Boiler

We're starting up the boiler for the first time today. It has sat silent for so long in the corner of the distillery, it was surprising and delightful to hear it roar to life for the first time. It has its own set of hissing and clicking sounds as steam pushes through the pipes...

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Alan Scott
Pre-Launch: A Long Road

This was one of my first images from the space we would develop into Waterpocket Distillery®. It was an empty room. All we had done was indicate the layout of some items with tape...

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Alan Scott