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by punkin
Sun Oct 07, 2007 12:23 pm
Forum: Flavoring and Aging
Topic: Aussie Coopers
Replies: 8
Views: 2403

Gunna take me a while too. Got a 20 litre keg for low wines, need a 50 for white dog. I've been makin the ujsm in 22litre batches (bout 6 gals) but will have to double the size as soon as i get the DWWG outa the 2nd big drum. (anyone know how long a double dwwg should take at 22C?) So that'll be 7 l...
by punkin
Sun Oct 07, 2007 11:58 am
Forum: Recipe Development
Topic: How does this sound for easy rum?
Replies: 9
Views: 2846

Sounds similar to the one i've been doing that Possum posted.. Only difference really, besides the ratio, being that the sugar is inverted before the yeast is pitched. I've been using raw sugar and the taste transfers well. Also using a Lavlin distillers yeast in all my brews called "Danstil 'C'". I...
by punkin
Sun Oct 07, 2007 11:46 am
Forum: Mashing, fermenting, flavoring and aging related hardware
Topic: Refractometer
Replies: 13
Views: 5057

Why can't you just use a test jar that is very close to the size of your alchometer?

Narrower tube should use bugger all sample volume once the alchometer is in there.

What are you gunna do with 150ml of total product anyway? :roll:
Not even a glassfull for a greedy fat bastard like me...... :oops:
by punkin
Sat Oct 06, 2007 11:24 pm
Forum: Flavoring and Aging
Topic: Aussie Coopers
Replies: 8
Views: 2403

Thanks Tracker, i'll try ringing a couple of em next week. :)


Just assuming that's the way to do it JD?
Save it all up in a stainless beer barrell till i got enough to fill my oak barrell? Is that how you guys do it? :?:
by punkin
Fri Oct 05, 2007 5:56 pm
Forum: Recipe Development
Topic: Tried andTtrue
Replies: 7
Views: 2598

Thanks BD,
Didn't know where to put my intro, so i stuck it down in off topic. :wink:
by punkin
Fri Oct 05, 2007 1:10 pm
Forum: Beer, and Wine
Topic: how did ya start beer or spirits
Replies: 16
Views: 8152

Started makin kit beers over twenty years ago, been makin em ever since. I drink about 20 litres a week (6 gallons for y'all) through my 4 keg system and i reckon i'd die without it :lol: Don't drink much spirits (cept maybe friday nights) but i've never found a hobbie that's consumed and fascinated...
by punkin
Fri Oct 05, 2007 12:55 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 1
Views: 922

Introduction

Not sure where this is spossed to go, so here it tis. I'd like to thank you guys for the site, i'm glad i found Tony's site and at the end of reading his site (a month later :roll: ) i found the link to here. My interest was sparked when the Macedonian bloke who was giving me a bottle of Grappa now ...
by punkin
Fri Oct 05, 2007 12:49 pm
Forum: Recipe Development
Topic: Possum's Rum Recipe
Replies: 5
Views: 3383

Possum's Rum Recipe

Now that i'm takin my toddler steps as a new member i'd like to thank Uncle Jessie first for the UJSM recipe that's allowed me to get my Gutwinder to approve of my new hobby. But rum is my favourite after drink besides beer, and i need to thank Possum for the neat, simple recipe he posted. I've trie...
by punkin
Fri Oct 05, 2007 12:40 pm
Forum: Flavoring and Aging
Topic: Aussie Coopers
Replies: 8
Views: 2403

Aussie Coopers

G'day, just a question for the aussies here regarding the best places to source barrels. Looking at getting 50 or 60 litre size for maturing UJSM (thanks Unc) for the missus. I reckon if i can get 6 or 8 generations out of a barrel that size with progressively longer maturation times before retiring...
by punkin
Fri Oct 05, 2007 12:39 pm
Forum: Recipe Development
Topic: Tried andTtrue
Replies: 7
Views: 2598

Sorry, i mean is this better?? :lol: