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by nlantz
Fri May 11, 2012 1:26 pm
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: first attempt at a all grain whiskey
Replies: 17
Views: 865

Re: first attempt at a all grain whiskey

the answer,,,,,yes and no...DME and LME both have been mashed for you ,then concentrated. so no they cant convert any other grains,,thank of condensed soup,,just add water. rgr that called the home brew store, they assured me they are in business and have a stock of grains next up, track down the $...
by nlantz
Fri May 11, 2012 11:38 am
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: first attempt at a all grain whiskey
Replies: 17
Views: 865

Re: first attempt at a all grain whiskey

Odds are I will finish off the bag of corn in a ujsm. that should work for a wile. I did get the recipe off here somewhere but I don't think it was spoonfed the way I guess i needed it. Just searched for a 5 gallon recipe and that is what came up. I book marked the Carolina Bourbon thread to attempt...
by nlantz
Thu May 10, 2012 10:03 am
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: first attempt at a all grain whiskey
Replies: 17
Views: 865

Re: first attempt at a all grain whiskey

Thanks guy's More reading it is. turns out it is a lot harder then beer.
by nlantz
Wed May 09, 2012 11:47 am
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: first attempt at a all grain whiskey
Replies: 17
Views: 865

first attempt at a all grain whiskey

Hey everyone its been a while. A couple days ago I decided to give a all grain whiskey batch a shot. Normally I do a sugar wash then add essence if I wanted anything other than vodka/ rum. So I came across a post for a 5 gallon batch consisting of 10# cracked corn, 1# flaked rye and not sure if it w...
by nlantz
Mon Jul 20, 2009 6:32 pm
Forum: Tried and True Recipes
Topic: strawberry panty-dropper
Replies: 710
Views: 209627

Re: strawberry panty-dropper

Just gave it a rushed test taste. Had some siting in a big pickle jar for 3 weeks, Got like 50mm of syrup in a few hours out of it. so made a quick batch. taste like candy. added more sugar to the fruit and gonna let it hang out over night. Anyone carbonate this ? made it out of 100 proof, thinking ...
by nlantz
Thu Jun 11, 2009 11:02 am
Forum: Tried and True Recipes
Topic: Pugi's Rum or "Pugirum"
Replies: 518
Views: 177111

Re: Pugi's Rum or "Pugirum"

Just oncoverd some of this I had fermenting since mid jan when I was going to get my bucket fermenter for beer, 3rd generation wash Smells chocolaty. Gonna run it after dinner. and suprisingly no mold
by nlantz
Mon Feb 16, 2009 8:29 pm
Forum: Novice Forum Graveyard
Topic: flame test
Replies: 15
Views: 1355

Re: flame test

Also a big fan of the pressureised penny popcan stoves
they put out a nice flame thats sometimes scary, sounds like a little rocket engine.
usualy last's about as long as it takes to boil a cup of water or so
by nlantz
Mon Feb 16, 2009 6:32 am
Forum: Novice Forum Graveyard
Topic: This guy is going to kill somebody
Replies: 7
Views: 1082

Re: This guy is going to kill somebody

i got the link for that off another insructables on how to make a wash to use with it out of cornmeal and malt , and i think they ment use rice wine to make some sort of brandy... scary
by nlantz
Sun Feb 15, 2009 6:09 pm
Forum: Novice Forum Graveyard
Topic: rum oils
Replies: 13
Views: 1326

Re: rum oils

awsome
by nlantz
Sun Feb 15, 2009 5:40 pm
Forum: Novice Forum Graveyard
Topic: This guy is going to kill somebody
Replies: 7
Views: 1082

This guy is going to kill somebody

http://www.instructables.com/id/Garbage ... hol-Still/
Just figured i should post this because alot of new people may venture on this site from seeing somthing like this and acculy want to give it a try
by nlantz
Sun Feb 15, 2009 4:38 pm
Forum: Novice Forum Graveyard
Topic: rum oils
Replies: 13
Views: 1326

Re: rum oils

yea i think im going to just run the dunder i have to condence it down some and see what comes out of it
my bet is i havent been stripping far enuff into it ,
leftover from my spirit run smells the same as what i said my "oil's " smell like
cardboard/ wet dog
by nlantz
Sun Feb 15, 2009 11:34 am
Forum: Novice Forum Graveyard
Topic: rum oils
Replies: 13
Views: 1326

Re: rum oils

:shock:
heh i seem to get that response alot on here
by nlantz
Sun Feb 15, 2009 6:53 am
Forum: Novice Forum Graveyard
Topic: rum oils
Replies: 13
Views: 1326

Re: rum oils

Yep with the exception of the yeast bomb i have followed it more or less to the T made a 12% wash from 2k fancy mollasses and 2k dark brown sugar waterd it down to a og of 1.10 finnished off at a fg for 1.012 for 11.35 abv was made from the dunder of the wash before it and am going to remake the nex...
by nlantz
Sat Feb 14, 2009 8:55 am
Forum: Novice Forum Graveyard
Topic: rum oils
Replies: 13
Views: 1326

Re: rum oils

Ditto , hookline or maby im not dooing my striping run as far as it should go ? i noticed that the end of the 2nd run of it still has a faint smell of molasses Mabey i should save whats left of after the second run's and do a run of them , hope that it comes out over powering with flavor and use tha...
by nlantz
Fri Feb 13, 2009 1:39 pm
Forum: Novice Forum Graveyard
Topic: rum oils
Replies: 13
Views: 1326

rum oils

Jesus ! this is my 3rd attempt to post this keep on gettin error after submit !! :? anyway's ive been dooing a version of pug's rum and after the 2nd generation the 40%-20% "oils" still dont have a molasses smell or taste to them still have a tails twang to it what ive been doing is stripping run fr...
by nlantz
Thu Feb 05, 2009 4:59 pm
Forum: Condensers/Cooling Methods
Topic: PVC or polycarbonate condenser jackets
Replies: 11
Views: 2492

Re: PVC or polycarbonate condenser jackets

That's what she said !! lol use to but now i dont took them out to clean out any bugs and really no change with or without them just keep it on a nice slope and i guess because its so long that everything gets a chance to recondence comes out the end about as cold as the tap water going into it
by nlantz
Sat Jan 24, 2009 11:30 am
Forum: Novice Forum Graveyard
Topic: boiling superyeast
Replies: 2
Views: 335

Re: boiling superyeast

anyone ?
its bubbling away like a fresh poured glass of coke
by nlantz
Fri Jan 23, 2009 6:45 pm
Forum: Novice Forum Graveyard
Topic: boiling superyeast
Replies: 2
Views: 335

boiling superyeast

i still have a nice big sack of winemakeri super "turbo" yeast i use when making neutrals / irish cream baielys for coffee as you all have said it sucks for whiskeys and rums and i used it in my 1st test batch of rum i made in my 3gal mrbeer keg was the 1st run i actually cut other then the forshots...
by nlantz
Wed Jan 21, 2009 3:44 pm
Forum: Condensers/Cooling Methods
Topic: PVC or polycarbonate condenser jackets
Replies: 11
Views: 2492

Re: PVC or polycarbonate condenser jackets

i use pvc for my condenser jacket heres a pic from my flickr page http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3345/3216733214_1639def25a.jpg?v=0 some said may be to big but i could only get inch and a half copper so i used them rubber 2" to 1.5 inch reducer fittings the rubber allows for expansion and all ya nee...
by nlantz
Tue Jan 20, 2009 2:18 pm
Forum: Tried and True Recipes
Topic: Pugi's Rum or "Pugirum"
Replies: 518
Views: 177111

Re: Pugi's Rum or "Pugirum"

I got a question about when the tales turn into rum oils. i was just dooing a recipie kinda like this one was my 1st rum run ever was kinda to cold out "36f ish" and the distill was coming out really cold so i kinda couldent go by the proof with my hydrom. so i just went by smell and noticed the sme...
by nlantz
Tue Mar 18, 2008 7:47 pm
Forum: Novice Forum Graveyard
Topic: liquid smoke
Replies: 2
Views: 1157

liquid smoke

hey guys its me again well i got done with my 1st turbo wash got my pot still all figured out and did my 1st run's of a 5gal batch so anyways i went ahead and used one of my essance bottles i got off the web to make a "tennessee bourbon whiskey" i know its crap and not how ya make whiskey but its so...
by nlantz
Sat Mar 15, 2008 7:05 am
Forum: Pot Distillation/Thumper and Design
Topic: liebig condenser question
Replies: 10
Views: 5175

i acculy do have a fue copper scrubbers up in there and i planned on useing gorilla glue for the tricky copper to pvc connection it expands as it drys out so should make for a nice and tight fit and 1.5" acculy didnt do to bad useing a wet towl i should allso add its about 6 ft long to reach from th...
by nlantz
Fri Mar 14, 2008 9:52 pm
Forum: Pot Distillation/Thumper and Design
Topic: liebig condenser question
Replies: 10
Views: 5175

liebig condenser question

well i threw together my 1st potstill just to see what it could do for a stripping run threw is the correct word for it just used a 45 deg fitting and bout 6ft of inch and a half copper pipe and a cold towel for a makeshift liebig flour paste for every seal on it stuff works good ended out with 160 ...
by nlantz
Wed Mar 12, 2008 7:51 pm
Forum: Recipe Development
Topic: anyone know how to make triple sec
Replies: 0
Views: 1668

anyone know how to make triple sec

cant seem to find how to make alot of things on the web because it allways shows up as a ingredant to somthing els ehhh found it * 4 large, sweet oranges * 2 1/2 cups vodka * 1 3/4 cups sugar found a good site too for recipies http://www.guntheranderson.com/liqueurs.htm" onclick="window.open(this.hr...
by nlantz
Mon Mar 10, 2008 10:19 pm
Forum: Beer, and Wine
Topic: cost of carbonation
Replies: 10
Views: 4109

im new to ontario and seeing as how noone really answerd the cost of it
i got my setup from leeners in the states when i lived there but i recently got a shipment from them that took a week to get here and for 200 bucks ish +price of filling co2 you can get a setup
by nlantz
Mon Mar 10, 2008 10:10 pm
Forum: Beer, and Wine
Topic: anyone have tried or have any idea about this recepie
Replies: 10
Views: 2337

well kinda on this topic thats what my origonal intent with a sugar wash was to make a clear beer like 8% non alc tasting base"vodka got a taste" to add flavors to it like a punch or koolade /juice and force carbonate with my co2 tank in 2ltr bottles or my 3gal keg got greedy with the package of tur...
by nlantz
Mon Mar 10, 2008 9:31 pm
Forum: Novice Forum Graveyard
Topic: First time distilling help
Replies: 45
Views: 5925

aint the packing enuff ? if he is not getting any vapors out of that condenser ? then there is no point to cool it down anywhere ? all the reflux in this system will happen from the packing and if its not spatting out vapor "check it with a mirror like you would your buddys nose the next morning to ...
by nlantz
Sun Mar 09, 2008 7:57 pm
Forum: Pot Distillation/Thumper and Design
Topic: question bout clearing out a new still
Replies: 4
Views: 1570

sounds good !! i figured you would need to steam some alcohol 1st because that is a damn good cleaning agent just got everything and gonna start tomarow allmost 90 bucks for a 12ft section of inch and a half and 14 bucks for a T fitting 8bucks for a 45 fitting :shock: thats nuts had them cut me the ...
by nlantz
Sat Mar 08, 2008 7:38 pm
Forum: Novice Forum Graveyard
Topic: hello everyone :D Im new here with a fue questions
Replies: 15
Views: 1764

cool not to far out there sure is better in here
no plows on my street had to push the old lady's car back in the driveway 2 times
theres a good 2 ft out there
by nlantz
Sat Mar 08, 2008 3:06 pm
Forum: Novice Forum Graveyard
Topic: hello everyone :D Im new here with a fue questions
Replies: 15
Views: 1764

yea and of course as soon as you post something and get the answer
you see the answer you were looking for in 5 other posts
you wouldent happen to b in the london on area there gbm ?
this snow storm is brutal