Aylesbury duck is continuously distilled in three separate copper plated column stills that were built in the 1940's. In still 1 (The Beer Still) we distill to 65%ABV. This then moves on to Stills 2 & 3, the rectifying stills, where it is distilled to the proof of 96.5% ABV.
The water used in the distillation process is pristine canadian glacial water but we use a different water to dilute the spirit down. Oh, and there is no carbon treatment - we wanted a vodka with character.
The fermentation period for Aylesbury Duck is a standard three days and can result in an ABV from 9.5-11%. Then it will go to the beer holding tank and onto the beer still for distillation.