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by sherriff Buffoerd pusser
Wed Nov 08, 2006 10:16 am
Forum: Beer, and Wine
Topic: pumpkin wine
Replies: 17
Views: 13605

Yall were correct about ferment this stuff is going like mad.Smells awful.I got to move it to shop got it in house garage but its gonna stink up all the house.
by sherriff Buffoerd pusser
Wed Nov 08, 2006 9:46 am
Forum: Grains
Topic: First strip run of corn whiskey (observations)
Replies: 10
Views: 2314

My pot still is gas half keg.When I did first run I ran out of gas and no one here in smallsville had any tanks that day so I made full keg elec.
by sherriff Buffoerd pusser
Wed Nov 08, 2006 9:21 am
Forum: Grains
Topic: First strip run of corn whiskey (observations)
Replies: 10
Views: 2314

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?
by sherriff Buffoerd pusser
Wed Nov 08, 2006 12:01 am
Forum: Beer, and Wine
Topic: pumpkin wine
Replies: 17
Views: 13605

pumpkin wine

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.
by sherriff Buffoerd pusser
Mon Nov 06, 2006 10:08 pm
Forum: Flavoring and Aging
Topic: lemoncello
Replies: 66
Views: 14497

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...
by sherriff Buffoerd pusser
Sun Nov 05, 2006 8:58 am
Forum: Mashing and Fermenting
Topic: the hard way
Replies: 4
Views: 888

Yep was hopeing for tungsten but no such luck so I chunked all of it out think Ill do another tonight time for the worm to turn.
by sherriff Buffoerd pusser
Sun Nov 05, 2006 8:29 am
Forum: Mashing and Fermenting
Topic: the hard way
Replies: 4
Views: 888

the hard way

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...
by sherriff Buffoerd pusser
Fri Nov 03, 2006 6:44 am
Forum: Grains
Topic: first time malt
Replies: 12
Views: 3077

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 :lol: I got some iodine and all my grains think Ill do some reading today then attempt tonight.Thanks for yalls help!
by sherriff Buffoerd pusser
Fri Nov 03, 2006 6:03 am
Forum: Grains
Topic: first time malt
Replies: 12
Views: 3077

Put corn in cooler boil water pour in over corn till temp 165 then pour in malted grians and stir every 15 mins "GRAYSON STEWART"
by sherriff Buffoerd pusser
Thu Nov 02, 2006 8:34 pm
Forum: Condensers/Cooling Methods
Topic: shotgun
Replies: 3
Views: 1370

shotgun

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?
by sherriff Buffoerd pusser
Thu Nov 02, 2006 12:02 pm
Forum: Grains
Topic: first time malt
Replies: 12
Views: 3077

first time malt

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...
by sherriff Buffoerd pusser
Thu Nov 02, 2006 11:15 am
Forum: Flavoring and Aging
Topic: oak on the way
Replies: 10
Views: 2638

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.
by sherriff Buffoerd pusser
Thu Nov 02, 2006 5:42 am
Forum: Research and Theory
Topic: best way to do a strip run?
Replies: 13
Views: 4396

Damn that made perfect sense when I wrote it :oops: I think it was a success though.
by sherriff Buffoerd pusser
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...
by sherriff Buffoerd pusser
Tue Oct 31, 2006 8:40 pm
Forum: Flavoring and Aging
Topic: lemoncello
Replies: 66
Views: 14497

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.
by sherriff Buffoerd pusser
Tue Oct 31, 2006 7:46 pm
Forum: Flavoring and Aging
Topic: lemoncello
Replies: 66
Views: 14497

lemoncello

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?
by sherriff Buffoerd pusser
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.
by sherriff Buffoerd pusser
Tue Oct 31, 2006 7:48 am
Forum: Research and Theory
Topic: Forshots
Replies: 18
Views: 4509

Hillbilly I must be busiest ma n in the world
by sherriff Buffoerd pusser
Mon Oct 30, 2006 9:12 pm
Forum: Mashing and Fermenting
Topic: something good finally
Replies: 4
Views: 741

Thanks Tater I wouldnt say this was a great drink but I think this was a good start. If I can just improve a little over time but having a great time with all of it. :)
by sherriff Buffoerd pusser
Mon Oct 30, 2006 8:57 pm
Forum: Beer, and Wine
Topic: Wine pod
Replies: 4
Views: 2832

on show they were making wine in living room with white carpet saw them siphion wine out of egg better not let that hose slip it also mashed the grapes looked like it would make a nice boiler :lol:
by sherriff Buffoerd pusser
Mon Oct 30, 2006 8:44 pm
Forum: Mashing and Fermenting
Topic: something good finally
Replies: 4
Views: 741

something good finally

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...
by sherriff Buffoerd pusser
Sun Oct 29, 2006 3:06 pm
Forum: Beer, and Wine
Topic: Wine pod
Replies: 4
Views: 2832

Wine pod

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.
by sherriff Buffoerd pusser
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...
by sherriff Buffoerd pusser
Fri Oct 27, 2006 4:32 pm
Forum: Still Related Hardware
Topic: WTF?
Replies: 9
Views: 1607

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...
by sherriff Buffoerd pusser
Fri Oct 27, 2006 4:15 pm
Forum: Flavoring and Aging
Topic: Making charcoal
Replies: 7
Views: 2021

Im going to flavor with it but we also use it to cook ribs and smoke differnt things.
by sherriff Buffoerd pusser
Fri Oct 27, 2006 2:47 pm
Forum: Still Related Hardware
Topic: WTF?
Replies: 9
Views: 1607

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 ...
by sherriff Buffoerd pusser
Fri Oct 27, 2006 10:14 am
Forum: Flavoring and Aging
Topic: Making charcoal
Replies: 7
Views: 2021

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...
by sherriff Buffoerd pusser
Fri Oct 27, 2006 9:41 am
Forum: Still Related Hardware
Topic: WTF?
Replies: 9
Views: 1607

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 ? ...
by sherriff Buffoerd pusser
Fri Oct 27, 2006 9:17 am
Forum: Research and Theory
Topic: Surging
Replies: 7
Views: 1954

I have same design its on 1500 watt element it surged before on gas but now it has nice steady drip.mine will 94 per but it takes about 5 hours to run 5 gal. wash.But it is very steady.
by sherriff Buffoerd pusser
Fri Oct 27, 2006 9:09 am
Forum: Flavoring and Aging
Topic: Making charcoal
Replies: 7
Views: 2021

Making charcoal

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...