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by Offshore
Tue Nov 19, 2013 5:52 pm
Forum: Tried and True Recipes
Topic: Wineos Plain Ol Sugar Wash
Replies: 1172
Views: 247336

Re: Wineos Plain Ol Sugar Wash

Thank you rad, I will give it a try.
by Offshore
Tue Nov 19, 2013 5:04 pm
Forum: Tried and True Recipes
Topic: Wineos Plain Ol Sugar Wash
Replies: 1172
Views: 247336

Re: Wineos Plain Ol Sugar Wash

Hello Rad, You use Peters 30-10-10 in your Recipe, I can not find that here, do you think this would be ok to use? Miracle-Gro 8-oz Orchids Food Water-Soluble Granules (30-10-10)
by Offshore
Tue Oct 29, 2013 8:05 pm
Forum: Tried and True Recipes
Topic: uncle jesse's simple sour mash method
Replies: 4389
Views: 780115

Re: uncle jesse's simple sour mash method

I forgot to mention one thing, It don't pay to get greedy. now I know why the pros say, don't get greedy.
by Offshore
Tue Oct 29, 2013 7:53 pm
Forum: Tried and True Recipes
Topic: uncle jesse's simple sour mash method
Replies: 4389
Views: 780115

Re: uncle jesse's simple sour mash method

Ok thank you all for your reply's and help, I think you may have answered my ? My starting SG ran any where between 1.080 to 1.090, to high. Ok I am going to do a 4th generation with the corn, and get the sg at about 1.060, then mix all the low wines together and then do a nice slow reflux run. What...
by Offshore
Tue Oct 29, 2013 2:42 pm
Forum: Tried and True Recipes
Topic: uncle jesse's simple sour mash method
Replies: 4389
Views: 780115

Re: uncle jesse's simple sour mash method

Hello, a few months ago I did a 3 generation run of UJSSM, it was much to hot and sharp foe me, how ever I thought I should use up the rest of the cracked corn, 3rd generation is working away right now, however gen 1 and 2 is the same as it was a few months ago, sharp and hot, What I am wondering is...
by Offshore
Sat Apr 06, 2013 3:30 pm
Forum: Tried and True Recipes
Topic: sweetfeed whisky
Replies: 4081
Views: 459575

Re: sweetfeed whisky

Andy Capp

Thank you for that info, I sifted out enough sweet feed out of the bag to replace the spent SF after I rack off the wash, I did find 3 or 4 more bugs. I will give that a try on putting it out in the sun, thank you.
by Offshore
Sat Apr 06, 2013 6:12 am
Forum: Tried and True Recipes
Topic: sweetfeed whisky
Replies: 4081
Views: 459575

Re: sweetfeed whisky

There are federal standards for how much 'foreign'material is allowed in food grade products for human consumption . That includes rats , mice , flies , feces , human fingers , et.al . I doubt that a few small critters in your sf is going to be a matter of concern . Hello, thank you all for the rep...
by Offshore
Thu Apr 04, 2013 8:29 am
Forum: Tried and True Recipes
Topic: sweetfeed whisky
Replies: 4081
Views: 459575

Re: sweetfeed whisky

hope i am not out of line... if the bugs are small they are going to get drunk and die in bliss, so no stress horomones released and besides they been eating the grains so probably taste like the grain.. so may not be so bad... (never eat a pig that's been fed Salmon) however if they're Large and y...
by Offshore
Thu Apr 04, 2013 7:36 am
Forum: Tried and True Recipes
Topic: sweetfeed whisky
Replies: 4081
Views: 459575

Re: sweetfeed whisky

Hello, I just started an 8 gal Sweet Feed mash, I have got a bug problem, I have about a have bag of sweet feed that has been stored for about two months, I put the sweet feed in the fomenter and then poured the sugar on top of it, I then went to start heating the water, when I come back to pour the...
by Offshore
Thu Feb 28, 2013 6:35 am
Forum: Tried and True Recipes
Topic: uncle jesse's simple sour mash method
Replies: 4389
Views: 780115

Re: uncle jesse's simple sour mash method

Hello, I’m have started UJSSM. I am on the 3rd. Generation, all of the 1st gen I put in the 2nd gen and striped both, my question is, would it be ok to put all of the 1st and 2nd generation into the 3rd generation and strip all of them together and then do a final 2nd run, spirit run. Thank you for ...
by Offshore
Thu Dec 20, 2012 4:20 pm
Forum: Tried and True Recipes
Topic: Birdwatchers sugar wash recipe
Replies: 2136
Views: 540858

Re: Birdwatchers sugar wash recipe

Durace11 wrote:Once the gravity hasn't changed for 4-5 days in a row, it's done. Might also help to degas it before you measure.
Thank you for your reply, not to sure on what you mean by degas it.
by Offshore
Thu Dec 20, 2012 3:34 pm
Forum: Tried and True Recipes
Topic: Birdwatchers sugar wash recipe
Replies: 2136
Views: 540858

Re: Birdwatchers sugar wash recipe

Hello, I have a 15 gal. BW going right now, the starting SG was just over 1.090 and the SG right now is about 1.010 it is still working but has been very slow for the last two weeks, total time so far is about one month. How long do I dare to let this wash go to finish to at least 0.099? It still sm...
by Offshore
Thu Dec 20, 2012 3:34 pm
Forum: Tried and true recipe book
Topic: Birdwatchers sugar wash recipe
Replies: 149
Views: 55034

Re: Birdwatchers sugar wash recipe

Hello, I have a 15 gal. BW going right now, the starting SG was just over 1.090 and the SG right now is about 1.010 it is still working but has been very slow for the last two weeks, total time so far is about one month. How long do I dare to let this wash go to finish to at least 0.099? It still sm...
by Offshore
Mon Nov 26, 2012 6:24 am
Forum: Tried and True Recipes
Topic: uncle jesse's simple sour mash method
Replies: 4389
Views: 780115

Re: uncle jesse's simple sour mash method

Offshore wrote:
manley125 wrote:Sorry! I read the kg as pounds
1 Kilogram = 2.204 pounds
For a 8 gal. mash you would need 11.2872 pound of sugar & corn.
by Offshore
Mon Nov 26, 2012 5:56 am
Forum: Tried and True Recipes
Topic: uncle jesse's simple sour mash method
Replies: 4389
Views: 780115

Re: uncle jesse's simple sour mash method

manley125 wrote:Sorry! I read the kg as pounds
1 Kilogram = 2.204 pounds
by Offshore
Fri Nov 16, 2012 3:18 pm
Forum: Tried and True Recipes
Topic: Birdwatchers sugar wash recipe
Replies: 2136
Views: 540858

Re: Birdwatchers sugar wash recipe

Hello, Yesterday I started a 15 gal Birdwatchers sugar wash recipe. I used these amounts. 30 lb of white cane sugar. Juice of two lemons. 16 oz of tomato paste. ¼ tsp of Epsom Salts. 5 oz of Supper Start distillers yeast, 141.7 Grams. Filtered water to bring it up to 15 gal. I pitched the yeast at ...
by Offshore
Thu Nov 15, 2012 8:17 am
Forum: Tried and True Recipes
Topic: Birdwatchers sugar wash recipe
Replies: 2136
Views: 540858

Re: Birdwatchers sugar wash recipe

Hello, Yesterday I started a 15 gal Birdwatchers sugar wash recipe. I used these amounts. 30 lb of white cane sugar. Juice of two lemons. 16 oz of tomato paste. ¼ tsp of Epsom Salts. 5 oz of Supper Start distillers yeast, 141.7 Grams. Filtered water to bring it up to 15 gal. I pitched the yeast at 1...
by Offshore
Sat Nov 10, 2012 6:26 pm
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: Harbor freight router speed controller make over.
Replies: 2
Views: 905

Re: Harbor freight router speed controller make over.

Thank you Mr. Piss. For the comments, I just need to put a load on it and check it out.
by Offshore
Sat Nov 10, 2012 8:05 am
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: Harbor freight router speed controller make over.
Replies: 2
Views: 905

Harbor freight router speed controller make over.

Hello, I picked up a Hello, I picked up a Harbor freight router speed controller, I took it all out of the original box and heat sink and beefed up all the wiring and heat sink, and made a new box for it, not to pretty but it dose the job. I also added one more outlet and a switch to be able to swit...
by Offshore
Tue Nov 06, 2012 8:26 pm
Forum: Tried and True Recipes
Topic: Birdwatchers sugar wash recipe
Replies: 2136
Views: 540858

Re: Birdwatchers sugar wash recipe

Hello, I’ve been using Frenchmen dry active yeast for my Birdwatchers sugar wash recipe up till now, I just ordered this yeast from Mile Hi Distilling. SuperStart Distillers Yeast 1lb 2oz (500g) makes up to 21% alcohol by volume (ABV) one pound will make approximately 900 gallons of mash. The Birdwa...
by Offshore
Tue Nov 06, 2012 8:55 am
Forum: Tried and True Recipes
Topic: sweetfeed whisky
Replies: 4081
Views: 459575

Re: sweetfeed whisky

Question from a newbie here. What brand of "Sweetfeed" do you like? I'd like to try this recipe but all I can find in my area is pellet type sweetfeed at the hardware store. Any particlular brand work better than others. Any thoughts on this appreciated. Producer's Pride® All Grain Feed, 50 lb. 502...
by Offshore
Sun Oct 07, 2012 12:39 pm
Forum: Tried and True Recipes
Topic: sweetfeed whisky
Replies: 4081
Views: 459575

Re: sweetfeed whisky

Cool, I just started my new batch of sweet feed and after just 1 ½ hr. its starting to work.
by Offshore
Sat Oct 06, 2012 10:47 am
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: LM/VM still build
Replies: 40
Views: 3894

Re: LM/VM still build

Well there is a change in plans on the new lid for the keg, I found a 15.5 gallon keg on Craig list for $30.00, that less then the cost for the silver solder that I would have had to pick up, this keg is in nice shape. Ever have a bout a ½ gallon of old Yuengling bowed into your face, need I say mor...
by Offshore
Sat Oct 06, 2012 10:08 am
Forum: Flavoring and Aging
Topic: What Type Of Oak?
Replies: 10
Views: 649

Re: What Type Of Oak?

Man thank you very much for that information.
by Offshore
Sat Oct 06, 2012 6:30 am
Forum: Flavoring and Aging
Topic: What Type Of Oak?
Replies: 10
Views: 649

What Type Of Oak?

I am going to oak some SF 500 ml of the first run, the best cut of the hearts, just trying to get a grip on it before I oak all the hearts of the 2nd run. What I am wondering is, can I use white oak from the lumber yard like home depot? Haven’t done any oaking before.
by Offshore
Thu Oct 04, 2012 4:59 am
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: HELP GETTING STARTED
Replies: 8
Views: 553

Re: HELP GETTING STARTED

GUNNERAR15 wrote:thanks
Just (Thanks) Wow good luck
by Offshore
Wed Oct 03, 2012 8:08 pm
Forum: Tried and True Recipes
Topic: sweetfeed whisky
Replies: 4081
Views: 459575

Re: sweetfeed whisky

I am going to oak some SF 500 ml of the first run, the best cut of the hearts, just trying to get a grip on it before I oak all the hearts of the 2nd run. What I am wondering is, can I use white oak from the lumber yard like home depot? Haven’t done any oaking before.
by Offshore
Wed Oct 03, 2012 2:28 pm
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: LM/VM still build
Replies: 40
Views: 3894

Re: LM/VM still build

That is going to be nice. How are you heating the keg? Just make sure you have made any additions to the keg (like drain and fill ports) BEFORE you fix the new top on. :lol: Talking of which, have you thought about how you are going to secure the lid to the keg before you solder it? It needs to be ...
by Offshore
Tue Oct 02, 2012 3:32 pm
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: LM/VM still build
Replies: 40
Views: 3894

Re: LM/VM still build

Hello All. As I said in one of my last posts. OK now for the biggest bitch a got for the build. It is the boiler, When I started gather every thing for this build, the only 15.5 gallon keg that I could find is the one you are looking at in the pictures, it had a 12 inch hole cut in the top, I DID NO...
by Offshore
Sun Sep 30, 2012 9:26 am
Forum: Tried and True Recipes
Topic: sweetfeed whisky
Replies: 4081
Views: 459575

Re: sweetfeed whisky

Hello all, I just started my 3rd generation sweet feed mash, I just got done stripping the 2nd generation, I have been stripping down to 20% abv, however I ran out of propane at 35% abv on the 2nd gen, I am using about 25% of the back set in the 3rd gen. I think it should be ok with the 35% back set...