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- Wed Nov 08, 2006 9:21 am
- Forum: Grains
- Topic: First strip run of corn whiskey (observations)
- Replies: 10
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Ive got elec. on my reflux two heater elements.I really like it better than gas but I am a newb so what hell I know.Why you striping corn whiskey thought striping was for making neutral?
I had some leftover pumpkins from halloween so Im trying this, smells pretty bad from start dont know how its gonna turn out but if it taste bad I'll do something with it.Tater was wright pumpkins take lots of effort.Used some brown sugar and some pumpkin pie seasnon.
ran off my stuff for lemchello got it soaking on peels no sugar yet.came off at 91per. a little higher.It smells good hope it taste well to.I was sitting at shop peeling lemons and wacthing still should had door locked but some guy stoped to ask directions door flew open I bout shit guy ask before h...
did my cooked mash yesterday broke everything I touched includeing but not limited to duckboat and a garage door.Last night I cooked up potato mash after cleaning cooking stirring constantly for an hour was about to picth yeast removed my therm. the kind that floats! The damn end had broken off it s...
Going to try this tonight If my neice is better she,s been dying to grind something. I offerd her 5 bucks to grind it but she said she thought 2cents would be better I got some iodine and all my grains think Ill do some reading today then attempt tonight.Thanks for yalls help!
wanting to build a shotgun for inline are tubes open or closed at top. I think open but not sure by drawings in compleat distiller.If they were closed would still not be under pressure?
Got my grains today dont want to mess up if you guys could help.goin to use 10lbs crcked corn 2 lbs rye 2 lbs barley. Plans are to do as grayson said with cooler do I need to girnd rye and barley and corn? one or all? and do I need to go get some iodine?6 row barley malted is what I bought and flake...
Oak has arrived! Did as advised filled with water. I got me two real glass test tubes.My malted grain came also and one of those and two of these and Ill take 1 more of that.I just like a kid at christmas but wife gonna shit.
- Wed Nov 01, 2006 9:12 pm
- Forum: Research and Theory
- Topic: best way to do a strip run?
- Replies: 13
- Views: 4396
I just got back in the house after first ever run thruugh new pot still fiiied bought 11gal. diferent stuff run to 50 per got a little over 2 gl. still did great was very pleased.started at around 70 per. want to do two more then put into valved far nuetral spirit am I starting right or just spinnig...
guy that ask me to make some had a bottle tonight 29per abv would I cut it then soak or just soak then cut.he said ha thouhgt it was infused I dont know just want to make him some if I can.I had strong lemon taste and smell and was very sweet.
I was wanting to know if anyone made this. I think it is infused with lemon peel.Can I do this with valved and put peels in gin pot and add sugar when its throug distilling or would it be better to just soak it on peels and sugar?
- Tue Oct 31, 2006 7:32 pm
- Forum: Still Related Hardware
- Topic: What are you guys using for gasket material for lids?
- Replies: 48
- Views: 10159
I was using cork but broke it the other day so I been using flour paste got get more cork tommorrow paste works well but very hard to clean up well.
- Mon Oct 30, 2006 8:44 pm
- Forum: Mashing and Fermenting
- Topic: something good finally
- Replies: 4
- Views: 741
ran "boogers cheap grape " wash today thruogh pot still best stuff I made so far by a long shot.I made a new fermenter out of 55 gal plastic barrell I found in back of shop got it clean and somethings going in it.Wish yall culd have seen look on womens face at Wal-Mart tonight when I bought 100 poun...
Anyone see the"wine pod" on HGTV.Its an egg looking ss thing that is computer moniterd. looks pretty neat but it cost 3500.00. Think I'll stick to my 5gal. buckets and carboys.Like to see one in person though.
- Sun Oct 29, 2006 8:02 am
- Forum: Mashing and Fermenting
- Topic: Is it possible for a fermentation to get infected after.....
- Replies: 6
- Views: 1119
I had a bad experience with that same yeast and some strawberry wine after about a month it smelled really bad like rottoen eggs I thouoght it had surely ruin and was about to chunk it I did some reading on a wine fourm they said that yeast put off sulfide gas and if I was going to drink it quick ne...
I used six scrubbers but they are from resturant spply store they are about 8in. long and 3in. around until compacted.wash was 10 pound potatos peeled and cooked till soft on outside then slitely mashed them used sugar to get to 1.140 then ran at .990.thats all the srubbers I could pack in the thing...
Its 1500 watt water heater element. Distillate was very warm when discharging is that normal.Your not annoying me I apreciate the help and input.I also went back and looked at plan I didnt put reflux tube in center of column "I'll change it tonite" and used two 2in Ts instead of 2x2x1 1/2 conecting ...
I have a plate with 1 inch holes in it about size of cooker just a rack I put water in bottom and charcoal on rack just above water loose.It has almost no dust when it comes out. Old guy at the world famous "purdy store " :lol: said thats how he did his I think it opens it up but not sure just follo...
temp was 173.3 for 1 hour reflux valve open take off closed. opened take off went to 173.6 for 30 min and then stayed 174.4 five gal wash in 15 gal. tank . internal measure well over 90 per. thats why I was wondering why valeved was not doing at least 90.Do I need to pack all way to top past tube ? ...
After run didnt go well last night I couldnt sleep so I made up bunch of Charcoal. Here how I did mine cut white oak stips on table saw about finger size put them with two layers packed vertical in 1 gallon can covered it with foil put small hole in middle of foil then put can on burner and cooked t...