Novice distiller works to reduce environmental impact of process

Willie reflects on his personal bartending history.

By Adam Yates

Willie Dale is a 27-year-old distiller who spends his days in Kalu Yala, Panama. Dale has begun to explore new ways of distilling in which the process’ impact on the environment is either positive or neutral. His motivation, creativity, and love of his work, creates an optimism that he will eventually be able to scale up his distillery and distribute throughout Panama.  

This podcast explores Willie's process and history in more depth:

(Photo by Emma Sarappo)

Here, Willie explains the basic distilling process:

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