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by kiwi Bruce
Fri Jul 31, 2020 7:09 am
Forum: Whiskey
Topic: Corn availability
Replies: 10
Views: 198

Re: Corn availability

If you use anything other that corn you'll be disappointed. Can you get frozen corn at the super market? Otherwise freeze or can as much fresh corn as you can, to last until next season. There is a post here on HD on making a corn sugar and frozen sweet corn wash, it could have been posted by Odin. ...
by kiwi Bruce
Sat Jun 29, 2019 4:08 pm
Forum: ** Welcome Center **
Topic: When Ya Gotta Go...
Replies: 10
Views: 696

When Ya Gotta Go...

So I promised my kids I'd hand over the reins half way through the year...which is tomorrow! All my hops, all my malt, tools, carboys and all my copper...yes, as of tomorrow...I'm done. I'll spend the rest of the year teaching them how to run my copper, they can already brew...but my "Man Cave" is n...
by kiwi Bruce
Sat Jun 29, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: Rum
Topic: Vanilla & Anise Extract -Spice Up That Ho-Hum Rum
Replies: 4
Views: 862

Re: Vanilla & Anise Extract -Spice Up That Ho-Hum Rum

I'm sitting on some "Bland"...this would be worth giving it a go...
by kiwi Bruce
Sat Jun 29, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Killing time......
Replies: 3
Views: 572

Re: Killing time......

fizzix wrote:What is the speed of dark?
negative 186000 miles a second but you have to be in reverse! :egeek:
I know...it's a quantum leap!
by kiwi Bruce
Sat Jun 29, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: Grains
Topic: Fermenting on the grain
Replies: 12
Views: 2808

Re: Fermenting on the grain

foaming issues?
by kiwi Bruce
Sat Jun 29, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Grains
Topic: Fermenting on the grain
Replies: 12
Views: 2808

Re: Fermenting on the grain

Expat wrote:I've done all malted barely and malted/regular batches and never tasted anything like that, all were fermented on the grain.

Some other criteria which is required?
so what were your results?
by kiwi Bruce
Sat Jun 29, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: Essential Oils
Topic: Mint
Replies: 28
Views: 2590

Re: Mint

CK your PM's...my back-up drive s#it the bed so I'll have to look for the original pdf link which was saved on that disk
by kiwi Bruce
Sat Jun 29, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: Rum
Topic: Vanilla & Anise Extract -Spice Up That Ho-Hum Rum
Replies: 4
Views: 862

Re: Vanilla & Anise Extract -Spice Up That Ho-Hum Rum

Hay fizzix...wouldn't this also work with a bland sugar wash vodka?
by kiwi Bruce
Sat Jun 29, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Flavoring and Aging
Topic: Oak barrels delivered to the UK?
Replies: 2
Views: 595

Re: Oak barrels delivered to the UK?

Come on "You Kay" guys where do you get you wood...or barrels in this instance...
by kiwi Bruce
Sat Jun 29, 2019 1:55 pm
Forum: Essential Oils
Topic: Mint
Replies: 28
Views: 2590

Re: Mint

Rose Oil.jpg
Enfleurage and Defleurage (from the pdf)
I have a pdf of the pamphlet...EXTRACTION METHODS OF NATURAL ESSENTIAL OILS
If you'd like a copy PM me and I'll send it to you...17 pages long
by kiwi Bruce
Sat Jun 29, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Killing time......
Replies: 3
Views: 572

Re: Killing time......

SILLY WABBIT...you can't kill time because Einstein linked it to space...SPACETIME! it can only be bent!
by kiwi Bruce
Sat Jun 29, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Jokes
Replies: 3298
Views: 336329

Re: Jokes

cranky wrote: but if you stand there too long you may be turned into dust!
see...I was told it was coffee grounds...used ones...
by kiwi Bruce
Sat Jun 29, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: Grains
Topic: Fermenting on the grain
Replies: 12
Views: 2808

Re: Fermenting on the grain

Has anyone tried fermenting on the grains with barley for a Scottish whisky? The reason why this isn't done...as the wash ferments the alcohol that's produced dissolves tannins from the barley hulls, they distill over and concentrate in the spirit...I've been told that they taste very bitter and ea...
by kiwi Bruce
Sat Jun 29, 2019 1:12 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Dont cut near power-lines
Replies: 2
Views: 645

Re: Dont cut near power-lines

Very sad...
topic took me completely by surprise...
I read "Don't MAKE cuts near power-lines"...
(thinks to self) seems interesting...I wonder why NOT?
by kiwi Bruce
Fri Jun 28, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: Fruits & Vegetables
Topic: Recipe for Brandivino
Replies: 2
Views: 1361

Re: Recipe for Brandivino

Aussie Brandivino was also a cheap locally made brandy...so use this to make your fortified wine... So...start with a cheap super market white grape juice, with low or no preservatives, you'll need about a pint per gal...mix it up in warm water and ck the gravity...add white table sugar to get to an...
by kiwi Bruce
Fri Jun 28, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: Research and Theory
Topic: PhD in beer blog: What is a pellicle?
Replies: 2
Views: 503

Re: PhD in beer blog: What is a pellicle?

Soooo...the little yeasty bastards are part of the matrix, an extracellular matrix...or is that extraterrestrial matrix!...the yeast conspiracy continues...
by kiwi Bruce
Fri Jun 28, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: Distilling News
Topic: Counterfeit alcohol possible cause of mysterious deaths in D
Replies: 7
Views: 1194

Re: Counterfeit alcohol possible cause of mysterious deaths

Thank you Max...this hasn't played yet in the USA...Counterfeit as in Methanol...Holy Shit!
by kiwi Bruce
Fri Jun 28, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: Essential Oils
Topic: Mint
Replies: 28
Views: 2590

Re: Mint

Rose oil extraction is done cold in a flavorless animal fat, usually lard (rendered pig fat) the petals are removed from the boom and pressed into the lard by hand, about 2 kilos of petals per kilo of fat...they are only left in the lard for 48 hours and then ALL the plant matter has to be removed w...
by kiwi Bruce
Fri Jun 28, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: Blue Distillate HELP
Replies: 19
Views: 1217

Re: Blue Distillate HELP

HDNB wrote:I didn't say use vinegar, i said when he used it,
"I SEE!" said the blind man as he pissed into the wind "it's all coming back to me!" :clap:
by kiwi Bruce
Thu Jun 27, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: Blue Distillate HELP
Replies: 19
Views: 1217

Re: Blue Distillate HELP

Blue Distillate AGAIN!!! OK...I have personally answered this very question at least six times, I'm beginning to see why some of the longstanding members get truly pissed off with NUBEEs...please look at the top right hand corner of the page, do you see the little box named search and under it the w...
by kiwi Bruce
Thu Jun 27, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: Tried and True Recipes
Topic: uncle jesse's simple sour mash method
Replies: 4253
Views: 708395

Re: uncle jesse's simple sour mash method

CuWhistle wrote: is it just the Default App signature being considered an advertisement that is the issue?
This one...
by kiwi Bruce
Thu Jun 27, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: whats your music
Replies: 1798
Views: 91157

Re: whats your music

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDLt8YKdzBk" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" rel="nofollow
Chaiyya Chaiyya
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Inside Man
by kiwi Bruce
Thu Jun 27, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: Glycerine, anyone use it?
Replies: 21
Views: 2310

Re: Glycerine, anyone use it?

and betterer...
by kiwi Bruce
Thu Jun 27, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: Tried and True Recipes
Topic: uncle jesse's simple sour mash method
Replies: 4253
Views: 708395

Re: uncle jesse's simple sour mash method

CuWhistle wrote:Sent from my SGP521 using TT-SHI#
Do yourself a favor...in future lose the TT shi#...the mods WILL reprimand you and you could be kicked off the forum...just saying...
by kiwi Bruce
Wed Jun 26, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: Yeasts, Enzymes, Fungi, Nutrients
Topic: Brettanomyces as primary yeast pitch in rum or whiskey?
Replies: 18
Views: 1926

Re: Brettanomyces as primary yeast pitch in rum or whiskey?

Do NOT be discouraged...you have saved the rest of us HOURS of time doing research like this...sorry it didn't turn out better...but
by kiwi Bruce
Tue Jun 25, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Jokes
Replies: 3298
Views: 336329

Re: Jokes

Loosely translated the sign says...
"Women's parking area
please keep two spaces free"
by kiwi Bruce
Sun Jun 23, 2019 8:44 am
Forum: Rum
Topic: My attempt at rum dunder
Replies: 4
Views: 631

Re: My attempt at rum dunder

I'm sure I read that if it goes moldy it's no good Thanks in advance Lee Moldy is OK...go back through the muck pot and dunder treads, there are lots of pics of some of the most disgusting muck growing on the "Rum-Lovers" muck pots, it's ALL moldy...yours looks "good!" even "appetizing!" by compari...
by kiwi Bruce
Sun Jun 23, 2019 8:15 am
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: NAFLD! Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Replies: 55
Views: 3654

Re: NAFLD! Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Fuckin pharmaceutical companies love it, and are cashing in huge. +1 Jimbo...(Man, I loathe big pharma)...similar situation, big diet change-up and I took my time, no pressing rush to lose a lot of weight, but went from 255lb to 180 in four years...with all the health benefits. If your reading this...
by kiwi Bruce
Fri Jun 21, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Still Related Hardware
Topic: Garish & Pointless Sight Glass
Replies: 29
Views: 2823

Re: Garish & Pointless Sight Glass

fizzix wrote:Since it would just be for looks and curiosity, is there any reason I shouldn't add a sight glass?
It's 304 stainless and the glass is rated 300°F.
It depends...do you like to look at the mantlepiece while you stock the fire?...if yes, then YES! :thumbup:
by kiwi Bruce
Thu Jun 20, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: Tried and True Recipes
Topic: Odin's Easy Gin
Replies: 908
Views: 129062

Re: Odin's Easy Gin

Hi, I'm new to making gin, what would happen if I do the maceration and then filtered and drank it? Been There, Done that, got the T-shirt to prove it...Why back in the stone age before HD forums, and way before I ran a small still, I did try this...in a word "awful!"...too pine sap like and none o...