I went to the research area of the game and selected the one that lets you brew alcohol. There were a bunch of things that needed by and than the name of the building. It does not show up in my buildings tab (PC) and I don't know how to get it.
What building are you looking for? Search in here: https://www.my-colony.com/reference/
It's a website guide to My Colony. Click the top "Basic Tables" tab and search in the top-right search box.
For the human distillery, the tech is Microgravity Brewing, and you need steel to build it. If your colony isn't human,
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