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by Ogopogo
Wed Sep 23, 2020 7:08 pm
Forum: Fruits & Vegetables
Topic: 55 Gallon Plum Brandy Project
Replies: 10
Views: 1354

Re: 55 Gallon Plum Brandy Project

Here’s what I’m doing with my 200lb of plums this year. Ferment to 10-11%. Fairly quick Stripping run, then a slow ish spirit run. I dehydrated about 20lb of plums to add back to the aging with toasted French oak strips. I’ve done this with apricots, apples and cherries and get ridiculous brandy. I ...
by Ogopogo
Mon Aug 31, 2020 8:36 am
Forum: ** Welcome Center **
Topic: New to this forum
Replies: 2
Views: 265

Re: New to this forum

Well it’s fruit season, I’ve done a batch of cherry brandy, peach and apricot. Also a batch of grappa from grape skins I had frozen last year. The cherry and apricot always are my favorites. I started running without reflux to see how I’d like it. I was impressed with ABV at 160 as I’d never run my ...
by Ogopogo
Wed Jun 03, 2020 7:08 pm
Forum: ** Welcome Center **
Topic: New to this forum
Replies: 2
Views: 265

New to this forum

Hey fellow crafters. I’m not new to distilling, just new to forums. I just built my 5th still. (Reflux column with a converted steam kettle into electric with PID) Favorite so far. I took a 4 year break from distilling while I was moving around a bit. I distill mostly fruit wines as I live in a frui...