The world’s biggest distilleries use so much grain that they need sonar to measure their silos.
Archive: Big Whisky
When making millions of gallons of bourbon and scotch each year, still size and number scale up tremendously.
Mega-distilleries use fertilizer, continuous fermentation, and other innovative techniques to get the most of out of yeast.
Once the whisky is made, large-scale distilleries have to dispose of wastewater, spent grains, and other byproducts.