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by Bryan1
Fri Feb 26, 2021 9:09 pm
Forum: Mashing and Fermenting
Topic: What'd ya'll make today?
Replies: 5323
Views: 360269

Re: What'd ya'll make today?

Got home from my new job last week and SWMBO said she had skinned all of the pleach and would I like to ferment it and make a brandy :D Checked with my refractometer and 1095 was the SG. Had a full litre of thick mush so put it in a 5 litre demi via my 4" copper funnel which has a 1/2" pipe as the s...
by Bryan1
Tue Feb 23, 2021 2:39 am
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Three Word Story
Replies: 6178
Views: 207325

Re: Three Word Story

that failed when
by Bryan1
Fri Feb 19, 2021 10:05 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Three Word Story
Replies: 6178
Views: 207325

Re: Three Word Story

that hatched into
by Bryan1
Wed Feb 17, 2021 2:42 am
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Three Word Story
Replies: 6178
Views: 207325

Re: Three Word Story

a grumpy old
by Bryan1
Tue Feb 16, 2021 6:37 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Jokes
Replies: 3664
Views: 384377

Re: Jokes

Derek goes out drinking with his friends one night and gets blackout drunk. He wakes up the next morning to find that he has lost his credit card. He needs to get it back, but he got so drunk that he doesn’t remember which bar he ended up at. The only thing he remembers is that the bar had a golden ...
by Bryan1
Wed Jan 20, 2021 9:47 pm
Forum: Mashing and Fermenting
Topic: What'd ya'll make today?
Replies: 5323
Views: 360269

Re: What'd ya'll make today?

Last week I opened up my apple cider only to find a fungus typr crud was growing ontop of the wash so decided to chuck in my 4" pot still to strip, as it was a low ABV wash got just over 4 litre of low wines to 35%. Went and bought a couple of fuigi apples and used some herbs, let it macerate for 5 ...
by Bryan1
Sat Oct 10, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: Sugar
Topic: What to do with this turbo wash
Replies: 12
Views: 608

Re: What to do with this turbo wash

re-distill it then add a bit to your fuel tank every fill for a bit more power, that all turbo yeast is good for
by Bryan1
Sat Oct 10, 2020 8:05 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Jokes
Replies: 3664
Views: 384377

Re: Jokes

A 75 year old American farmer when to his doctor where the doc asked his opinion on Joe Biden as the next president. The old farmer said well ya know Biden is post turtle. So the Doc asked what in the name is a post turtle ???? The old farmer when ya driving down the road and you see a turtle balanc...
by Bryan1
Sat Oct 10, 2020 3:13 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Three Word Story
Replies: 6178
Views: 207325

Re: Three Word Story

end it ran
by Bryan1
Fri Oct 09, 2020 9:49 pm
Forum: Mashing and Fermenting
Topic: No Mash No sugar
Replies: 368
Views: 28010

Re: No Mash No sugar

Well just got on ali express and bought 2 off 500gram blocks so bery soon the fun can begin

Edit just check and it's waiting shipment with 8 days and 23 hours ticking away
by Bryan1
Thu Oct 08, 2020 11:33 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Jokes
Replies: 3664
Views: 384377

Re: Jokes

A man walks into a bar................................................ then says ouch.

What is the guy's nationality ?????
by Bryan1
Thu Oct 08, 2020 4:16 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Three Word Story
Replies: 6178
Views: 207325

Re: Three Word Story

to never have
by Bryan1
Wed Oct 07, 2020 10:03 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Three Word Story
Replies: 6178
Views: 207325

Re: Three Word Story

in my belly
by Bryan1
Wed Oct 07, 2020 9:55 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Jokes
Replies: 3664
Views: 384377

Re: Jokes

Tater wrote:
Wed Oct 07, 2020 9:11 pm
Where did capt hook .get his hook?
from the local hooker ????
by Bryan1
Sun Oct 04, 2020 7:09 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Three Word Story
Replies: 6178
Views: 207325

Re: Three Word Story

roasted goats twats
by Bryan1
Sun Oct 04, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: Fruits & Vegetables
Topic: Help with apples asap
Replies: 13
Views: 561

Re: Help with apples asap

I make my own apple cider and always leave enough to do a strip run and spirit run, Now to process the apples I dice them up and use my corona mill, a bucket on each side one infront to catch the pulp and one at the rear to get the juice as it pours out the rear of the mill. Then the pulp is placed ...
by Bryan1
Fri Oct 02, 2020 10:12 pm
Forum: Absinthe
Topic: Absinthe questions
Replies: 33
Views: 1494

Re: Absinthe questions

Ok for all you guy's that make this terrible drop with spring coming on we have a massive true wormwood which is the type of wormwood used in the recipe. The original plant was bought from a nursery that only deals in true species. Off memory when I started distilling I did mention about this recipe...
by Bryan1
Fri Oct 02, 2020 9:49 pm
Forum: Still Related Hardware
Topic: Thick tape for gasket (link)
Replies: 29
Views: 903

Re: Thick tape for gasket (link)

When I first made my 4 plate bubbler for the seals I cut some 1.6mm paper gasket and put a full roll pfte on to make the gasket. Every time I broke apart the connection before another connection was made 2 pass's of the pfte was applied so a fresh new seal can be made. Now doing this many times has ...
by Bryan1
Fri Oct 02, 2020 6:03 pm
Forum: Mashing and Fermenting
Topic: What'd ya'll make today?
Replies: 5323
Views: 360269

Re: What'd ya'll make today?

Over the last few weeks made up some barely malt and ended up with a tad over 3kg's so this morning milled the last of my cracked corn and got 4.25Kg's so got 20 litres of water to 95C and dumped in the corn, been mashing now for just over an hour and still on 85C. Gotta drop my daughter off to work...
by Bryan1
Fri Oct 02, 2020 5:59 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Three Word Story
Replies: 6178
Views: 207325

Re: Three Word Story

in the right
by Bryan1
Mon Sep 28, 2020 10:36 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Three Word Story
Replies: 6178
Views: 207325

Re: Three Word Story

at making moonshine
by Bryan1
Sun Sep 27, 2020 9:29 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Three Word Story
Replies: 6178
Views: 207325

Re: Three Word Story

the giggle giggle
by Bryan1
Thu Sep 24, 2020 9:47 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Three Word Story
Replies: 6178
Views: 207325

Re: Three Word Story

and drabble away
by Bryan1
Wed Sep 23, 2020 11:00 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Three Word Story
Replies: 6178
Views: 207325

Re: Three Word Story

up the drainpipe
by Bryan1
Mon Sep 21, 2020 11:04 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Three Word Story
Replies: 6178
Views: 207325

Re: Three Word Story

the creek where
by Bryan1
Fri Sep 18, 2020 12:19 am
Forum: Pot Distillation/Thumper and Design
Topic: Parrot for Pot Still
Replies: 21
Views: 1041

Re: Parrot for Pot Still

I built myself a Parrot which I had planned on using with my spirit runs. Having done two spirit runs so far, I am unsure as to the necessity of a parrot for this purpose so school me. Stand alone parrots are good when doing spirit runs, just use a 50ml measuring and 50ml beakers so each cut can be...
by Bryan1
Fri Sep 18, 2020 12:12 am
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: First run result
Replies: 15
Views: 865

Re: First run result

When you said you used turbo yeast you start polishing a turd, no matter how much you try and polish it basically it is still a turd. I did say this to a HB and the resonse was well don't say that is it will harm sales
by Bryan1
Thu Sep 17, 2020 10:00 pm
Forum: Other Hobbies and Projects
Topic: Metal Detector
Replies: 11
Views: 657

Re: Metal Detector

Well with no work got another long weekend so this morning went out to the back of the farm with my detector, first scanned the ravine and it didn't take long for the detector to go nuts on a spot. So started digging and saw a small glint in the trowel, on cleaning up a small nugget that only weighs...
by Bryan1
Thu Sep 17, 2020 9:22 pm
Forum: Recipe Development
Topic: Sphagnum Moss for that peat Flavour
Replies: 12
Views: 631

Re: Sphagnum Moss for that peat Flavour

Well this project has been on French Oak for a week now so today first had a dram of the plain CFW and about an hour later decanted a dram going 5 points on my wine thief to 1 point of water which should of gotten it close to 40% and man what a different taste. No taste of dirt but a whole new flavo...
by Bryan1
Tue Sep 15, 2020 11:03 pm
Forum: Whiskey
Topic: Favourite white likker
Replies: 20
Views: 1187

Re: Favourite white likker

My licorice root vodka by far, the last big batch I made 5 years ago and it just gets better with time. Only decanter a bottle at a time and let the rest age @90%. Cheers Bryan Bryan, how do you make that? Just put some licorice root in the finished vodka? Geoff Basically just grind up 200 grams of...