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by Merlin
Mon Feb 08, 2016 4:23 pm
Forum: Mashing, fermenting, flavoring and aging related hardware
Topic: Mr P's Doc inspired drum fermenter airlock.
Replies: 45
Views: 10044

Re: Mr P's Doc inspired drum fermenter airlock.

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by Merlin
Fri Feb 05, 2016 8:15 am
Forum: Flavoring and Aging
Topic: Pecan Pie Recipe
Replies: 5
Views: 866

Pecan Pie Recipe

Hello everyone, This is my 2nd post to this forum, so please forgive me of my ignorance if this is not the correct place to make this post. Maybe, if it is not, the moderator would be so kind as to move it to the correct area. Here is my question. I have been thinking of a pecan flavored spirit. I s...
by Merlin
Wed Aug 10, 2011 4:20 am
Forum: Mashing and Fermenting
Topic: A Little confused.
Replies: 16
Views: 559

Re: A Little confused.

Damm Merlin, don't get pissed that easy, your lucky Blanikdog ain't here to read this. If your gonna make fuel, you can ferment in the toilet if you want, if your gonna drink it, use food grade stuff. Once you make a mash out of whatever recipe you wish, it will ferment to alcohol, once you distill...
by Merlin
Tue Aug 09, 2011 12:43 pm
Forum: Mashing and Fermenting
Topic: A Little confused.
Replies: 16
Views: 559

Re: A Little confused.

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by Merlin
Tue Aug 09, 2011 10:14 am
Forum: Mashing and Fermenting
Topic: A Little confused.
Replies: 16
Views: 559

Re: A Little confused.

Thank you for your patience. As I said in the beginning, I have owned and operated several "under the radr" sites in the past. And some of the Newbies wanted to be spoon fed. So I understand the resentment from rad14701. However, I would think the questions I am asking would have been simply stated ...
by Merlin
Tue Aug 09, 2011 6:44 am
Forum: Mashing and Fermenting
Topic: A Little confused.
Replies: 16
Views: 559

Re: A Little confused.

Thanks for the info. I would like to drink a little from time to time as well. Ethanol is not suitable for human consumption and you are correct, it burns hot. Where Alchol is consumable and when ran in an engine, it burns cool. That is why alcohol dragsters run alcohol and not ethanol. but, I do un...
by Merlin
Tue Aug 09, 2011 6:16 am
Forum: Mashing and Fermenting
Topic: A Little confused.
Replies: 16
Views: 559

Re: A Little confused.

This leads me to question, how many times can you draw off the same fermented mash?
And secondly, you are suggesting a reflux still, because?
One last thought. Sorry to be a pain. But, can you use any type of tank to ferment in or does the fermenting tank need to be a food quality container as well?
by Merlin
Mon Aug 08, 2011 5:49 pm
Forum: Mashing and Fermenting
Topic: A Little confused.
Replies: 16
Views: 559

A Little confused.

Hello everyone. I have been lurking around and reading for a couple days reading. As an Owner and Admin of a few forum sites in the past, I understand read, read, read. But, I have yet to read in the beginning story. Here is what I mean. I have read, understand all too well how to make a still and t...