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by GTO KID
Wed Feb 05, 2020 5:48 pm
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: Can someone please explain backset?
Replies: 19
Views: 939

Re: Can someone please explain backset?

Thanks. Very useful information all!
by GTO KID
Wed Feb 05, 2020 11:35 am
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: Can someone please explain backset?
Replies: 19
Views: 939

Can someone please explain backset?

I'm obviously very green lol. I've seen it described a few different ways.
by GTO KID
Fri Dec 13, 2019 9:14 am
Forum: Sugar
Topic: Raw sugar vs cane sugar
Replies: 8
Views: 1676

Re: Raw sugar vs cane sugar

Thank you!
by GTO KID
Fri Dec 13, 2019 4:29 am
Forum: Sugar
Topic: Raw sugar vs cane sugar
Replies: 8
Views: 1676

Re: Raw sugar vs cane sugar

That was exactly my question. I am currently just experimenting with corn whiskey.
by GTO KID
Thu Dec 12, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: Sugar
Topic: Raw sugar vs cane sugar
Replies: 8
Views: 1676

Raw sugar vs cane sugar

Does raw sugar in your mash produce a higher quality finished product compared to cane sugar? Does one produce a higher volume of alcohol than the other?
by GTO KID
Sat Dec 07, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: Yeasts, Enzymes, Fungi, Nutrients
Topic: Turbo yeast
Replies: 11
Views: 1284

Re: Turbo yeast

Should I cut back on the corn as well?
by GTO KID
Sat Dec 07, 2019 10:50 am
Forum: Yeasts, Enzymes, Fungi, Nutrients
Topic: Turbo yeast
Replies: 11
Views: 1284

Re: Turbo yeast

Thanks for the info all. Like I said I'm still pretty green at all this. What little knowledge I have I read in "The Distillers Workbook" by Jeff King. Using Turbo yeast,airlock etc. Right now I'm just making corn whiskey using the following recipe per gallon of wash: 1 gallon water 3 lbs corn 3 lbs...
by GTO KID
Sat Dec 07, 2019 3:58 am
Forum: Yeasts, Enzymes, Fungi, Nutrients
Topic: Turbo yeast
Replies: 11
Views: 1284

Turbo yeast

Reading the back of the Turbo yeast package it says not to use an airlock? I'm making my wash in plastic buckets. If you don't use an airlock how will the CO2 escape and not blow the lid off the bucket? Being exposed to oxygen will cause the yeast to reproduce instead of converting the sugar correct...
by GTO KID
Thu Jan 24, 2019 3:56 am
Forum: ** Welcome Center **
Topic: Hey Y'all
Replies: 4
Views: 425

Re: Hey Y'all

I like straight corn whiskey and had a couple suppliers who quit making it. The store bought stuff just isn't the same! If I can get that down then maybe I'll try some flavors. I ordered a small 5 gal. 3 pot SS/copper setup.
by GTO KID
Wed Jan 23, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: ** Welcome Center **
Topic: Hey Y'all
Replies: 4
Views: 425

Hey Y'all

Rookie from the Kansas City area. Looking forward to learning how to make my own liquor.