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by papapro
Tue Nov 07, 2017 10:55 am
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Jokes
Replies: 3368
Views: 347493

Re: Jokes

Contrahead add this to your list:

Why men die earlier that women....
bacause they want to.

Why women live longer than men
because they dont have wives.

PapaPro
by papapro
Mon Nov 06, 2017 2:16 pm
Forum: Related Electric Accessories
Topic: newbie question ( heating element buzzing)
Replies: 16
Views: 2134

Re: newbie question ( heating element buzzing)

I just read this thread so this could be a bit late .... from I am getting you use an electronic controller if that is the case I will answer your question. the electronic controllers use devices caled triacs which controll the sine wave of the ower at the lower power/ settings there is a lot of sin...
by papapro
Mon Oct 23, 2017 11:28 am
Forum: The Construction Site
Topic: New Packing
Replies: 122
Views: 10706

Re: New Packing

I just wanted to update this thread, I had a hell of a time running this season, It was much harder to drive the still this year. The column kept flooding I could barely get any heat into it without flooding. Much more finicky than last year. It got to the point where I decided if I couldn't solve ...
by papapro
Tue Oct 03, 2017 5:10 am
Forum: Rum
Topic: Does a dunder pit create esters or a feedstock for them?
Replies: 17
Views: 1737

Re: Does a dunder pit create esters or a feedstock for them?

raketemensch wrote:
Single Malt Yinzer wrote: 2. "Soup of carboxylic acids" - I love the sound of that.

Thanks Der Wo!
The irony is that der wo regularly apologizes for his English while simultaneously being one of our best writers.
I think he might have a bit harder accent but his english is perfect I also enjoy his writing.

PapaPro
by papapro
Sat Sep 30, 2017 5:38 am
Forum: Related Electric Accessories
Topic: Nuwave Induction Cooker
Replies: 11
Views: 1881

Re: Nuwave Induction Cooker

I do use this nuwave induction cooktop and is perfect the only confusion all the master distillers have that they show deg F on settings but in reality they controll power output, I think that maufacture used setting for frying temps when the water is not used only oil. Beside that all ss pots have ...
by papapro
Tue Sep 19, 2017 3:20 pm
Forum: Rum
Topic: My infected Rum
Replies: 221
Views: 18558

Re: My infected Rum

Last weekend I read the whole arroyo patent on heavy rumes, It states thatbackset/dunder is dropped to the pit and has low concentration of sugars probably those unfermentable and this creates wash of 3.5 % max. ...there is mention low wines are @ 40% and then deluted. Could you quote it, papapro? ...
by papapro
Tue Sep 19, 2017 8:21 am
Forum: Rum
Topic: My infected Rum
Replies: 221
Views: 18558

Re: My infected Rum

Der wo there is a couple of his pattents I read this one.

https://www.google.com/patents/US2386924" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" rel="nofollow
by papapro
Mon Sep 18, 2017 2:30 pm
Forum: Rum
Topic: My infected Rum
Replies: 221
Views: 18558

Re: My infected Rum

Last weekend I read the whole arroyo patent on heavy rumes, It states thatbackset/dunder is dropped to the pit and has low concentration of sugars probably those unfermentable and this creates wash of 3.5 % max. Also he states that ph level has to be at 5.6-5.6 at that level incectins are possible. ...
by papapro
Mon Sep 18, 2017 3:47 am
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Jokes
Replies: 3368
Views: 347493

Re: Jokes

After the WW2 rusian soldiers were coming back home and stealing everything they could while walking through Poland the farmers already were plowing the soil for new crops. One of the soldiers wanted to steal the watch from the farmer. So he asked what time it is , farmer did not think long took the...
by papapro
Thu Sep 14, 2017 12:24 pm
Forum: Research and Theory
Topic: Removing foreshots and heads at super slow rate
Replies: 22
Views: 1863

Re: Removing foreshots and heads at super slow rate

After reareading my original post I would like to apologize to everyone for my mistake I said At the 700W setting 350deg F in the boiler. I should write on the hotplate [and] After that bitter taste and smell I adjusted cooling water much faster and the temp in the boiler for 220- 240 deg F and cont...
by papapro
Sun Sep 10, 2017 4:15 pm
Forum: Research and Theory
Topic: Removing foreshots and heads at super slow rate
Replies: 22
Views: 1863

Re: Removing foreshots and heads at super slow rate

I do not have couple of years
by papapro
Sun Sep 10, 2017 3:25 pm
Forum: Research and Theory
Topic: Removing foreshots and heads at super slow rate
Replies: 22
Views: 1863

Re: Removing foreshots and heads at super slow rate

Skow : the procentages I was talking about were from the book of Ian Smiley BSC book Making pure corn Whiskey his calculatins and procentages are stated in that book as most of experienced member I go by taste and smell the number I gave there were aproximete numbers do not go by that go by taste an...
by papapro
Sun Sep 10, 2017 7:57 am
Forum: Research and Theory
Topic: Removing foreshots and heads at super slow rate
Replies: 22
Views: 1863

Re: Removing foreshots and heads at super slow rate

Just did another test on that hotplate , setup small pot filled with water and set up setting on 175
rised to the temperature and slowly dropped to 163 nad maintain that for half an hour probably you can run like that in closed environment for hours.
by papapro
Sun Sep 10, 2017 7:29 am
Forum: Research and Theory
Topic: Removing foreshots and heads at super slow rate
Replies: 22
Views: 1863

Re: Removing foreshots and heads at super slow rate

Hi Otis: Did you remove the stat from hot plate if you did not hen you will have surges where I live the surges are on NuWave at 600 W up just arund 6 to 8 W I have power meter that can display voltage ,current and power I would strongly recommend NuWave the US model has 1800W and dial every 5 deg F...
by papapro
Sun Sep 10, 2017 6:18 am
Forum: Research and Theory
Topic: Removing foreshots and heads at super slow rate
Replies: 22
Views: 1863

Re: Removing foreshots and heads at super slow rate

...the hot plate is heated by magnetic field and tells me what the temperature is at. I do not have thermometer in the boiler so I do not know what it is. I have only thermometer at the collection point and that temp was lower than the hot plate was telling me. Pappy, Perhaps translation to and fro...
by papapro
Sun Sep 10, 2017 4:27 am
Forum: Research and Theory
Topic: Removing foreshots and heads at super slow rate
Replies: 22
Views: 1863

Re: Removing foreshots and heads at super slow rate

Guys: lets think about it: If you make a decent cut and air it for 24 hours during that time all voletile compounds would evaporate and I agree 100% with that, What can happen if we heat up product during spirit run to 64.6 Deg C for a longer time lets say 5 hours. All the bad stuf will evaporate si...
by papapro
Sun Sep 10, 2017 4:04 am
Forum: Research and Theory
Topic: Removing foreshots and heads at super slow rate
Replies: 22
Views: 1863

Re: Removing foreshots and heads at super slow rate

papapro, you're coming up with temperatures which cannot be true wash temperatures here. Are you referring to some sort of measurement of the temperature of the hotplate and telling us that ? :? Pikey: As I said to Skow the hot plate is heated by magnetic field and tells me what the temperature is ...
by papapro
Sun Sep 10, 2017 3:57 am
Forum: Research and Theory
Topic: Removing foreshots and heads at super slow rate
Replies: 22
Views: 1863

Re: Removing foreshots and heads at super slow rate

Hi Skow: I read the kiwi guide many many times and I agree with that I was doing that way and getting good product also the books I refered give us aproximetly procentages to learn from. Please read my post few few times learn about my setup look over the net for actual eqipmen I have maybe buy some...
by papapro
Sat Sep 09, 2017 3:34 pm
Forum: Research and Theory
Topic: Removing foreshots and heads at super slow rate
Replies: 22
Views: 1863

Re: Removing foreshots and heads at super slow rate

Hi Otis: my hot plate is induction NuWave_PIC this one is sold in Canada as I said in my post has many different temp setting one of them is 175 deg F the boiler is stainless steel so that lets me dial so low I could go even lower but this was only a test I have a couple of literes of fors destine a...
by papapro
Sat Sep 09, 2017 7:33 am
Forum: Whiskey
Topic: High ester yeast for whiskey
Replies: 94
Views: 17829

Re: High ester yeast for whiskey

SMY I had some other experiments lately on super slow distilling but I will start new thread in new distillers section. DO IT! That's another part of the flavor equation we have yet to explore in detail. I think we have some ideas as to what's going on (what RHB/Kiwi Bruce/OtisT mentioned) but it's...
by papapro
Sat Sep 09, 2017 7:31 am
Forum: Research and Theory
Topic: Removing foreshots and heads at super slow rate
Replies: 22
Views: 1863

Removing foreshots and heads at super slow rate

At the begining I would like to discribe my rig. 16l pot with modular attachements so I could use as pot or reflux 2 inch tubing with slanted plate with double wound condenser and needle valve. and liebieg condenser.For heating I am using induction hotplate the cheapper model so I can controll tempe...
by papapro
Fri Sep 08, 2017 3:56 pm
Forum: Mashing and Fermenting
Topic: "Old man" mash questions
Replies: 12
Views: 792

Re: "Old man" mash questions

Leave alone the old man and his receipe go to tested and true there are so many good receipes and some work 3 to 4 days not weeks do a looooooot of reading and you will be fine.This HD is a gold mine of knowledge try to navigate and read and learn.

PapaPro
by papapro
Fri Sep 08, 2017 10:22 am
Forum: Rum
Topic: Dunder pit infections
Replies: 215
Views: 14642

Re: Dunder pit infections

Just finished another strip run to yield 3.5 gal low wines, don't know the collective abv as they are in mostly quart jars. Point being is that I will divide the dunder into two 5 gallon batches and infect each with different ingredients. 1- Swiss cheese culture 2- 2 cups crushed barley malt ShineO...
by papapro
Fri Sep 08, 2017 10:12 am
Forum: Rum
Topic: Dunder pit infections
Replies: 215
Views: 14642

Re: Dunder pit infections

An other excellent thread I cant stop reading someone mentioned that in the old days in Jamaica they were throwing everything to the dunder pit I am wondering if we could try to infect the pit with tropical fruits which have natural yeast or veggeys and maybe some native herbs to Jamaica. No I am no...
by papapro
Fri Sep 08, 2017 7:41 am
Forum: Whiskey
Topic: High ester yeast for whiskey
Replies: 94
Views: 17829

Re: High ester yeast for whiskey

SMY I had some other experiments lately on super slow distilling but I will start new thread in new distillers section.
Right now I think my new glasses or I need some rest from reading, Reading thread and all the links it is mind blowing experience.

Regards PapaPro
by papapro
Fri Sep 08, 2017 7:16 am
Forum: Whiskey
Topic: High ester yeast for whiskey
Replies: 94
Views: 17829

Re: High ester yeast for whiskey

My hat is off for you guys I can not stop reading this thread recently I saved most of my backset/dunder and aging, this "low pitch,no airing and high temps ferment it is new school to me. As always I pitched when the wash was warm and that worked for me but I noticed no my last batch I got more fla...
by papapro
Fri Sep 01, 2017 10:05 am
Forum: What Not To Use/Do
Topic: Sulfuric acid for battery use
Replies: 8
Views: 1514

Re: Sulfuric acid for battery use

I am sorry I just rushed with posting at that time I did a lot of reading of MSDS's about sulfuric acid must have slipped.
Yes you and Der Wo are right in the future I will be more careful.

Regards PapaPro
by papapro
Fri Sep 01, 2017 2:59 am
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Jokes
Replies: 3368
Views: 347493

Re: Jokes

This is Canadian joke. Newfie comes for short vacation to Toronto goes downtown and on the main intersection sees a felow with a little monkey on the shoulder he aproches him and says you have a very nice monkey. The guy on the street says this is not only nice monkey this monkey also does the trick...
by papapro
Fri Sep 01, 2017 2:44 am
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Jokes
Replies: 3368
Views: 347493

Re: Jokes

One guy from Canada goes to New York for a couple of days short vacation goes on the street and see nice looking blond walking back and forth on the street for a moment he thinks probably she is a hooker so he aproches her and ask how about a blow job the blond says no problem he ask how much the bl...
by papapro
Fri Sep 01, 2017 2:20 am
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Jokes
Replies: 3368
Views: 347493

Re: Jokes

The guy walks in to the store the clerk asks can I help you the guy says can I have a pound of polish sausage the clerk asks you must be polish guy gets realy offended and says because I asked for polish sausage you automaticly assumed that I am polish or If I asked italian salami you would assume t...