Craft Distilling

Making Liquor Legally at Home

From mashing and fermenting to building a small column still, Craft Distilling explains how to safely and legally produce high-quality alcohol at home. Packed with recipes and techniques, this unique resource also examines the licensing process and advocates for fair regulations for hobby distillers.

By: Victoria Redhed Miller

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How to distill your own premium alcohol safely and legally.

Many people have experienced great success making their own beer or wine at home. In recent years a number of hobbyists have become interested in making distilled spirits. However, distilled spirits are more complicated to produce, and the process presents unique safety issues. In addition, alcohol distillation without a license is illegal in most countries, including the United States and Canada.

From mashing and fermenting to building a small column still, Craft Distilling is a complete guide to creating high-quality whiskey, rum and more at home. Experienced brewer, distiller and self-reliance expert Victoria Redhed Miller shares a wealth of invaluable information including:

  • Quality Spirits 101: Step-by-step recipes and techniques
  • Legal Liquor: An overview of the licensing process in the U.S. and Canada
  • Raising the Bar: Advocacy for fair regulations for hobby distillers.

This unique resource will show you everything you need to know to get started crafting top-quality spirits on a small scale-and do it legally. Sure to appeal to hobbyists, homesteaders, self-sufficiency enthusiasts, and anyone who cares about fine food and drink, Craft Distilling is the ideal offering for independent spirits.


  • BRONZE | 2016 IPPY Awards: How-To (Crafts / Hobby / Industrial Arts)

About The Author(s)

Victoria Redhed Miller is a writer, photographer, and homesteader. She speaks and writes extensively on topics including home distilling, bread baking, poultry keeping, and more. Victoria lives on a 40-acre off-grid farm in Washington State, and is also the author of Pure Poultry and the award-winning Craft Distilling.

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Book Specifications

ISBN: 9780865718043

Page Count: 256

Dimensions: 7.25 × 9 × 0.512 in

Publication Date: January 01, 2016

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