Our Steam Boiler

Our Columbia steam boiler functions as the energetic heart of the distillery.
— Alan Scott

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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. I recall steam snaking through pipes to start ticking in a radiator.

This unit emits an impressive roar when it comes to life. The pipes pop and bang as they adjust to the steam temperature.

The boiler also produces the hot water we need for the distillery. A coil inside the unit heats cold water to a specified temperature. This will help us dissolve sugar and molasses for our rum, help us with cleaning, and will even provide heat in the chilly warehouse space in the middle of the winter.

 

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