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by matjans
Wed Sep 16, 2020 3:10 am
Forum: The Construction Site
Topic: Just Post a Pick of your Rig
Replies: 363
Views: 55791

Re: Just Post a Pick of your Rig

Rebuilding my still. Using the old small still as a whisky helmet on top of a bigger boiler. Old still. PSX_20200916_130625.jpg Cut off bottom and soldered a 5" ferrule on. End plate and voila, operational small still. PSX_20200916_130703.jpg Mount it on a bigger boiler and ... PSX_20200916_130401.j...
by matjans
Sun Jul 19, 2020 11:35 pm
Forum: Yeasts, Enzymes, Fungi, Nutrients
Topic: Kveik choice for rum
Replies: 52
Views: 3094

Re: Kveik choice for rum

I just stripped a Stranda (single strain kveik) molasses/sugar wash for testing purposes, surprised by the results. 3lt molasses 2kg sugar 8g tronozymol (dap+vitamins from arsegan) Pinch epsom salt (~2g?) Boil molasses a few mins to get rid of contaminating organisms with 3L water, add sugar, boil a...
by matjans
Mon Mar 09, 2020 5:48 am
Forum: Safety and Related Issues
Topic: Methanol Test - Gas Chromatograph
Replies: 25
Views: 2742

Re: Methanol Test - Gas Chromatograph

https://www.degruyter.com/downloadpdf/j ... 3-0048.pdf

How in heaven's name did they succeed in getting those methanol percentages ? 2.39 pct !!
by matjans
Mon Mar 09, 2020 12:12 am
Forum: Safety and Related Issues
Topic: Methanol Test - Gas Chromatograph
Replies: 25
Views: 2742

Re: Methanol Test - Gas Chromatograph

Kee in mind that the results are calculated in grams per hrctoliter of pure alcohol though.
by matjans
Sat Mar 07, 2020 6:16 am
Forum: Safety and Related Issues
Topic: Methanol Test - Gas Chromatograph
Replies: 25
Views: 2742

Re: Methanol Test - Gas Chromatograph

Corsaire wrote:
Sat Mar 07, 2020 12:18 am
People only worry about methanol. It's nice to be able to debunk a myth that only serves to demonize our hobby.
Bingo. Spot on.
by matjans
Fri Mar 06, 2020 12:21 pm
Forum: Safety and Related Issues
Topic: Methanol Test - Gas Chromatograph
Replies: 25
Views: 2742

Re: Methanol Test - Gas Chromatograph

Wanted to add that there's stripruns, fores, heads, tails and a number of different mash types, sugar, melasse, grain, fruits (apple, plum, berries) in the mix. Single distillation, multiple distillations.
by matjans
Fri Mar 06, 2020 7:33 am
Forum: Safety and Related Issues
Topic: Methanol Test - Gas Chromatograph
Replies: 25
Views: 2742

Methanol Test - Gas Chromatograph

Hi all, A member of our dutch forum dutchdistillers.nl, Snurrebreut, offered to have methanol tests of our distilled products done by gas chromatography. The tests were performed by students of a lab-school under the supervision of a teacher. The teacher re-did some or all of the tests, not sure abo...
by matjans
Thu Feb 06, 2020 5:21 am
Forum: The Construction Site
Topic: Just Post a Pick of your Rig
Replies: 363
Views: 55791

Re: Just Post a Pick of your Rig

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by matjans
Wed Jan 22, 2020 2:42 am
Forum: Related Electric Accessories
Topic: Let's see your controller box
Replies: 212
Views: 40034

Re: Let's see your controller box

IMG_20191130_234627.jpg Scr, va meter and esp8266 in a small din box. Scr control panel is on the right side,not visible in the photo. The esp monitors temps, and has a webserver so i can display it on a larger screen (esp-dash). Still to add some stuff but it's operational. 15796931715331.jpg as i...
by matjans
Mon Jan 13, 2020 9:30 am
Forum: ** Welcome Center **
Topic: New to HD, Hi all !
Replies: 5
Views: 425

Re: New to HD, Hi all !

Thanks guys, i can attach stuff now. As promised... IMG_20190913_221706.jpg As it was after a couple of years outside just doing nothing. IMG_20190918_161108.jpg After some elbow grease, vinegar run to clean it out. I scrubbed the inside of the liebig with a stainless sponge, quite som green copper ...
by matjans
Mon Jan 13, 2020 5:27 am
Forum: ** Welcome Center **
Topic: New to HD, Hi all !
Replies: 5
Views: 425

New to HD, Hi all !

Hi all, Relatively new to HD, been reading and lurking in the shadows for quite a while. Wanted to respond to a thread, turns out I never introduced myself, so here go. Based in netherlands and italy, been making my own on and off for about 20 years. When I was a student 20 years ago our kitchen boi...