Appropriate raw materials for specific spirits

Description

Raw materials, such as grains, potatoes, sugars or fruit which can be fermented to produce a specific type of alcoholic spirits.

Alternative labels

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Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Appropriate raw materials for specific spirits is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Distillery supervisor: Distillery supervisors coordinate the production processes comprised in the production of spirits and manage the workers engaged in the process. They verify distilled liquors being produced at specified amounts and proofs.

Yeast distiller: Yeast distillers extract alcohol from yeast to use it in the manufacture of distilled liquors. They weigh yeast quantities and gauge temperature to determine adequate conditions for distillation.

Liquor blender: Liquor blenders regauge, filter, rectify, blend and verify proof of alcoholic drinks before these are prepared for bottling. For the purpose, they tend equipment and machinery to perform each one of these processes.

Optional knowledge

Appropriate raw materials for specific spirits is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Distillery miller: Distillery millers tend distillery mills in order to clean and grind whole grain for use in production of distilled liquors. They tend cleaning machines to remove impurities from grains followed by the grinding and weighing of grains. They perform daily maintenance on pumps, air-conveyor chutes and machines.

Distillery worker: Distillery workers operate industrial distillery equipment and machinery. They perform the maintenance and cleaning of the machinery, roll barrels, and stamp barrel heads.

 


 

References

  1. Appropriate raw materials for specific spirits – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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