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Desert Dweller
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Distill call Australia home

Post by Desert Dweller » Wed Sep 16, 2020 4:41 am

I there, I'm just starting out in AU with a lovely 2" copper reflux still and 20L copper boiler made locally.

Starting with turbo washes to make neutral spirit, which I 'age' with wood chips and add bourbon flavouring, as well as vodka and home sanitiser/cleaning alcohol/air freshener/insect repellent.

There is a massive amount of fresh tomato goes to waste around here and I would love to ferment it! So I will be trying the Birdwatcher's recipe soon and then hope to find a good recipe for real tomato...

Also would like to experiment with native plants for botanical infusion and native grasses for fermentation...

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Swedish Pride
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Re: Distill call Australia home

Post by Swedish Pride » Wed Sep 16, 2020 5:58 am

welcome in DD
note sure grass would ferment too well, but who knows it may clean up the turbo flavours?
Enjoy it here
Don't be a dick

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Rrmuf
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Re: Distill call Australia home

Post by Rrmuf » Wed Sep 16, 2020 6:06 am

Welcome in DD. I don't think the birdwatcher recipe will use up much of those tomatoes, but hey, give it a shot! :-)
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The Baker
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Re: Distill call Australia home

Post by The Baker » Wed Sep 16, 2020 7:14 am

Swedish Pride wrote:
Wed Sep 16, 2020 5:58 am
welcome in DD
note sure grass would ferment too well, but who knows it may clean up the turbo flavours?
Enjoy it here
On the other hand sugar cane is a grass....
And wheat and....

Just saying.

Welcome.

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thecroweater
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Re: Distill call Australia home

Post by thecroweater » Thu Sep 17, 2020 4:51 am

G'day mate what state ya from
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Re: Distill call Australia home

Post by Desert Dweller » Sat Sep 19, 2020 6:54 pm

Hi Crow, I'm in WA :)

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