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by nzbourbonhead
Sat May 28, 2005 7:01 pm
Forum: Flavoring and Aging
Topic: carmelized brown sugar
Replies: 2
Views: 1532

I use it in my rum
by nzbourbonhead
Thu May 12, 2005 3:11 am
Forum: Sugar
Topic: NZ stock feed molasses??
Replies: 0
Views: 1254

NZ stock feed molasses??

Come spring I can get bulk molasses real cheap from a cocky when he gets his vat filled as long as I have containers there for him to fill as his vat gets filled. I presume all stock feed molasses in nz are all imported from the one supplier so I am wondering if any one on this forum in NZ has or do...
by nzbourbonhead
Mon May 09, 2005 1:21 pm
Forum: Research and Theory
Topic: Just a few questions...
Replies: 11
Views: 2484

Re: Just a few questions...

The Chemist wrote:
:lol: :lol: I just hate you guys! :lol: :lol: [/quote]



y's that m8?
by nzbourbonhead
Mon May 09, 2005 12:43 pm
Forum: Research and Theory
Topic: Just a few questions...
Replies: 11
Views: 2484

Re: Just a few questions...

[quote="? And finally does anybody know where I could get an old keg or stainless steel drum in new zealand :lol: im in the lower north island.
Cheers[/quote]
I got two kegs from a scrap metal dealer in palmy. He even cut hole in top with plasma cutter
by nzbourbonhead
Fri Mar 11, 2005 2:26 pm
Forum: Tried and True Recipes
Topic: uncle jesse's simple sour mash method
Replies: 4389
Views: 778104

one question. When u do first run 7 lb sugar 7lb corn 5 gallons water. what is all up quantity of mash?
by nzbourbonhead
Sat Mar 05, 2005 12:12 pm
Forum: Fruits & Vegetables
Topic: Water Melons?
Replies: 16
Views: 5076

thanx tater handy websiite :)
by nzbourbonhead
Fri Mar 04, 2005 10:03 pm
Forum: Fruits & Vegetables
Topic: Water Melons?
Replies: 16
Views: 5076

Water Melons?

Anyone used these for fermenting or does anyone have any idea of sugar content?
by nzbourbonhead
Sat Feb 19, 2005 12:37 am
Forum: Mashing and Fermenting
Topic: my first run
Replies: 10
Views: 2866

What size is your boiler.. Sounds like its only tiny
by nzbourbonhead
Fri Feb 11, 2005 10:06 pm
Forum: Flavoring and Aging
Topic: Jim Beam Bourbon
Replies: 1
Views: 2257

I myself think that its near impossible to make any whisky that tastes like a particular brand with vodka and essences. Just experiment with the essences available and find one you like. I was a big Jim Beam fan myself now I prefure my own vodka flavoured with just premium bourbon
by nzbourbonhead
Tue Feb 08, 2005 12:32 pm
Forum: Research and Theory
Topic: substitute's for making fresh fruit mash
Replies: 1
Views: 1981

grappa?

Had a question from a m8. He has tried grappa in Italy. Is grappa a wine or a spirit? If a spirit can someone tell me how to make it? thanks
by nzbourbonhead
Wed Dec 22, 2004 8:30 pm
Forum: Resources and Reviews
Topic: nice conversion calculator
Replies: 2
Views: 2892

Will only install on microsoft xp or later :(
by nzbourbonhead
Mon Dec 13, 2004 12:14 pm
Forum: Column Builds
Topic: My new VM column doesn't work
Replies: 5
Views: 3440

Your diagram doesnt show any way to direct the spirit once condensed to your pipe for out take: so by the looks of it all condensed vapour will just drop back from condensor to top of the packing. allso out take is at 90o to your column so even if spirit was redirected to it it would not flow to wel...
by nzbourbonhead
Fri Dec 10, 2004 11:29 am
Forum: Recipe Development
Topic: Recipes and Procedures Wanted
Replies: 15
Views: 9352

Re: Foo Foos Kahluha

8 Cups Water 8 Cups Sugar 2 Tbl Instant Coffee 1 tsp Vanilla 2 750 ml Vodka 2 750 ml 151 Rum Boil sugar,coffee,and vanilla together. Simmer for 20 minutes stirring frequently. Place in freezer and wait for 1 hour or completely cooled. Then mix in the booze and drink straight away. ! Hmm you trying t...
by nzbourbonhead
Tue Dec 07, 2004 10:30 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: email update in profile stuffed
Replies: 1
Views: 1515

email update in profile stuffed

Tried to update email address in profile as wont have this one much longer but it keeps putting in my nick as email address ie bourbonhead. now getting no emails from here at all :(
by nzbourbonhead
Tue Dec 07, 2004 10:03 pm
Forum: Recipe Development
Topic: Recipes and Procedures Wanted
Replies: 15
Views: 9352

Re: Foo Foos Kahluha

8 Cups Water 8 Cups Sugar 2 Tbl Instant Coffee 1 tsp Vanilla 2 750 ml Vodka 2 750 ml 151 Rum Boil sugar,coffee,and vanilla together. Simmer for 20 minutes stirring frequently. Place in freezer and wait for 1 hour or completely cooled. Then mix in the booze and drink straight away. So what do thet c...
by nzbourbonhead
Tue Dec 07, 2004 3:28 am
Forum: Fruits & Vegetables
Topic: vodka from potatoes?
Replies: 8
Views: 3107

I am scottish heritage so allways looking for something cheaper ;)
by nzbourbonhead
Mon Dec 06, 2004 3:53 pm
Forum: Fruits & Vegetables
Topic: vodka from potatoes?
Replies: 8
Views: 3107

Bugger to cold here to grow sugar cane lol
by nzbourbonhead
Mon Dec 06, 2004 1:05 pm
Forum: Fruits & Vegetables
Topic: vodka from potatoes?
Replies: 8
Views: 3107

vodka from potatoes?

From what I understand vodka used to be made from fermenting potatoes. Has any one tried this and if so what is the procedure and the approx yields? here spuds can be a lot cheaper than sugar lol
by nzbourbonhead
Fri Dec 03, 2004 9:54 am
Forum: Related Electric Accessories
Topic: Power control
Replies: 14
Views: 5103

240 for me here in n
New Zealand
by nzbourbonhead
Thu Dec 02, 2004 12:41 am
Forum: Yeasts, Enzymes, Fungi, Nutrients
Topic: Which yeast and how much?
Replies: 6
Views: 3181

I use and recomend turbo express 24 hour.. stillspirits I make a 25litre mash with 25kg of sugar and its finnished fermenting in three days at 26deg c I just have a loose lid on the fermenter no airlock. run an aquariaum heater inside it to keep it to temp
by nzbourbonhead
Wed Dec 01, 2004 7:43 pm
Forum: Sugar
Topic: brown sugar
Replies: 0
Views: 1777

brown sugar

If trying to make a rum from brown sugar is there a need for other nutrients and will it yeild as much as white sugar
by nzbourbonhead
Sun Nov 28, 2004 10:19 am
Forum: Mashing and Fermenting
Topic: milky spirits after diluting
Replies: 11
Views: 3853

an easy test to see if its tails or something else. in the middle of your run collect a couple of hundred mills seperately and water it down. If it doesnt turn cloudy it must be tails that caused the cloudiness
by nzbourbonhead
Fri Nov 26, 2004 4:45 pm
Forum: Sugar
Topic: Molasses wash question
Replies: 9
Views: 3383

I presume you are only adding sugar? How much at a time?
by nzbourbonhead
Fri Nov 26, 2004 12:57 am
Forum: Sugar
Topic: Molasses wash question
Replies: 9
Views: 3383

, make a 1 liter batch of wash with the same or lower SG as you intend to make your full batch 1 or 2 days before you are going to start your full wash. Use only half of this small wash and then rehydrate 10 grams of EC-1118 champagne yeast and when the bottle with the 1/2 liter wash is down under ...
by nzbourbonhead
Wed Nov 24, 2004 5:36 pm
Forum: Related Electric Accessories
Topic: Power control
Replies: 14
Views: 5103

Power control

here is a copy of an email from phason in canada Unfortunately we do not have a distribution in New Zealand however we can deal direct. Our MSC-4 units are $ USD 63.38 each and includes duty and brokerage fees. Our minimum shipment order is a "Master Pack" which is 12 units FOB. We accept credit car...
by nzbourbonhead
Wed Nov 24, 2004 5:45 am
Forum: Mashing and Fermenting
Topic: help with fermenting a mash
Replies: 18
Views: 5726

Is this with a plain cane sugar wash??? I am always anxious and check my mash all the time prior to ferment start and for my sugars I have yet to see a large foam head. Yes plain white sugur and turbo yeast,, It foams up quickly but all foam disapears in a few hours not like a mollases brew I did f...
by nzbourbonhead
Tue Nov 23, 2004 9:52 am
Forum: Mashing and Fermenting
Topic: help with fermenting a mash
Replies: 18
Views: 5726

A turbo should of got a good head of foam on it within hours I've never actually seen a foam head with a sugar wash and turbo; I only see it when I use grain. Sounds like everything is running fine as long as you see a lot of bubbles and activity at the top. You must of had a very long blink and mi...
by nzbourbonhead
Sat Nov 20, 2004 5:56 pm
Forum: Mashing and Fermenting
Topic: help with fermenting a mash
Replies: 18
Views: 5726

A turbo should of got a good head of foam on it within hours
by nzbourbonhead
Sat Nov 20, 2004 12:56 pm
Forum: Related Electric Accessories
Topic: heat control
Replies: 2
Views: 1804

heat control

Has anyone ever tried adapting an electric stove element controler for temp controller on there still?
by nzbourbonhead
Thu Nov 18, 2004 11:12 am
Forum: Sugar
Topic: sugar receipe
Replies: 36
Views: 12247

Re: damn

am i the only one who has never done a sugar wash or neutral spirits run? am i missing out? I think its something everyone should at least try. Especialy seems you have a still that will knock out spirits at 92% Should make a mighty fine tasting vodka. Plus some of the flavourings on the market tod...