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Pierre L'Ivrogne wrote:3. How do you switch on water flow into the centre section to induce reflux?
-> you don't. The water in grey is simply poured before the beginning, and all the alcohol that gets cool is removed.
Pierre L'Ivrogne wrote:1. No vent hole to prevent pressure build-up (pretty serious problem).
-> there is one: the exit hole. There is no liquid alcohol that remains in it
2. Top heavy, with all that condenser water.
-> well the measures aren't like in the pictures... 2mm between two copper parts is enough. Sure quite heavy, but not that much.
dog1976 wrote:You would be using vapor control which will raise the %, but is a lot harder to get above 90% using vapor control.
Pierre L'Ivrogne wrote:If it gets too hot, how will you be able to tell if it's refluxing or not?
-> the heat at its maximum, and reflux is known by the amount that gets out of the still, not a problem
The goal is also to have something with a funny design
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