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distill from (something)

To refine something from another material through a process of condensation and evaporation. A noun or pronoun can be used between "distill" and "from." In a very simple sense, petroleum is distilled from crude oil.
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distill something from something

to derive product from something by heating and condensation. They distilled the lighter components from the raw oil. The alcohol was distilled from fermented grain.
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When you distill fruit wine into brandy, you look past the wine to the flavors and aromas found in the ripe fruit itself.
BMD) and Samuel Adams have announced a collaboration in a multiyear project to distill two craft beers into spirits.
Rich in natural resources, Canada is an ideal place to distill ultra-premium vodka.
Ther is another, small group of California brandy producers who distill their brandy totally by pot still.
Equipped by distilling notable Christian Carl of Germany, the principals have undergone extensive training to distill, rectify, bottle and barrel their craft distilled products.
In Police Traffic Stops and Racial Profiling, the author provides a unique and comprehensive review of the literature, yet distills his research so that the critical information needed can be of great value to law enforcement organizations.