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Brusna Distillery, Kilbeggan, Co Westmeath (Locke's)

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Brusna Distillery, Kilbeggan, Co Westmeath (Locke's)

Postby IrishWhiskeyChaser » Thu Aug 26, 2010 10:07 am

Etching from Alfred Bernard book (1880's)
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Today
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T-syphon warehouse right of picture
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Main road Entrance
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Courtyard
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The Stills
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The Spirit Safe in full flow
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The Cooperage
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Re: Brusna Distillery, Kilbeggan, Co Westmeath (Locke's)

Postby PureDrop » Sun Aug 29, 2010 6:13 pm

The distillery at Kilbeggan is getting ready to get back to its roots and have the whole production process under one roof, from mashing to fermentation to distillation and maturation.
The photos below were taken on 28/08/10 and show the new equipment being installed.
These can be replaced with better photos in time ...
Pic 1 - the grain hopper (normally to supply malted barley) - option to add other grains at the bottom of the conveyor.
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Pic 2 - wooden mashtun
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Pic 3 - some of the 5 washbacks (fermentation vessels) nearing completion.
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Re: Brusna Distillery, Kilbeggan, Co Westmeath (Locke's)

Postby PureDrop » Sun Aug 29, 2010 6:14 pm

Pic 4 - the washbacks from ground level.
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