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by TDick
Fri Aug 14, 2020 4:29 pm
Forum: ** Welcome Center **
Topic: Just a trickle
Replies: 4
Views: 197

Re: Just a trickle

Welcome!
by TDick
Thu Aug 13, 2020 10:34 pm
Forum: Recipe Development
Topic: Corn-Wheat whiskey
Replies: 9
Views: 1319

Re: Corn-Wheat whiskey

Don't know where you are - US or elsewhere. A couple of weeks ago I had seen something about Rebel Yell Single Barrel so I was looking in the ABC. Limited Production but I saw Rebel Yell 100 proof for under $20.00 According to the site I posted above, it started life as a Stitzel - Weller recipe and...
by TDick
Thu Aug 13, 2020 10:14 pm
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: How to make a high ABV turbo yeast sugar wash neutral/useable
Replies: 21
Views: 612

Re: How to make a high ABV turbo yeast sugar wash neutral/useable

HuckFinn wrote:
Thu Aug 13, 2020 4:50 pm
Perhaps this is the novice in me,
You are correct sir.
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by TDick
Thu Aug 13, 2020 9:16 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Home Distiller T-shirts
Replies: 110
Views: 6486

Re: Home Distiller T-shirts

What about S3 distillers? Here's two things I played with & created. S3 Pipe logo.jpg edit (I think this logo will have to be shopped out to clean it up for printing.) S3Bondoni logo.png Best thing to do is for someone who prefers the S3 logo, do a google search : "S3 logo design files" and see if ...
by TDick
Wed Aug 12, 2020 1:42 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: whats your music
Replies: 1892
Views: 114786

Re: whats your music

My son sent me a reaction video about the album version of this.

Found this one and sent it back to him.
Told him to put his earbuds in and TURN IT UP!
by TDick
Wed Aug 12, 2020 8:18 am
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Home Distiller T-shirts
Replies: 110
Views: 6486

Re: Home Distiller T-shirts

I'm with you there salt I though the same. At the same time HD is a Harley acronym that will confuse some more. Trust me : Harley Davidson retailers will sue over any copyright infringements . Real or imagined . It's what they do . I've been a Harley guy since 1963. Still am . Nevertheless , HD dea...
by TDick
Tue Aug 11, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Home Distiller T-shirts
Replies: 110
Views: 6486

Re: Home Distiller T-shirts

Just wondering why the logo says " HD distillers" Wouldnt just plain "HD" do " Home Distiller Distillers " just sounds wrong to me. Otherwise I think the logos look great. :thumbup: I'm with you there salt I though the same. At the same time HD is a Harley acronym that will confuse some more. Well ...
by TDick
Tue Aug 11, 2020 3:36 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Home Distiller T-shirts
Replies: 110
Views: 6486

Re: Home Distiller T-shirts

I played with that HD logo, cleaned it up a little bit. HD logo.png It appears most folks want pocket tees & I may have found a company that can supply pocket them. Keep in mind you will be able to individually choose if you want pocket or not, along with the colors you like. Waiting to hear back fr...
by TDick
Tue Aug 11, 2020 10:09 am
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Home Distiller T-shirts
Replies: 110
Views: 6486

Re: Home Distiller T-shirts

just sayin,
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by TDick
Tue Aug 11, 2020 7:56 am
Forum: Beer, and Wine
Topic: Kilju
Replies: 2
Views: 298

Re: Kilju

Bushman wrote:
Tue Aug 11, 2020 7:42 am
A quick google search:
https://www.brewbitz.com/pages/sugar-wine-recipe
:econfused: "Tip: Brewing sugar is the best to use as it does not impart any flavour. Supermarket sugar can leave a taint."

Perhaps a Tried & True as an "alternative" - Shady's Sugar Shine
by TDick
Sun Aug 09, 2020 11:17 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Home Distiller T-shirts
Replies: 110
Views: 6486

Re: Home Distiller T-shirts

I'm pretty sure something like this was the inspiration behind the S3 T-shirt S3.JPG Couldn't find usuable images just like S3. However I was fooling around & came up with: s3 teeshirt small.png My thinking about adding the word "Distillers" is that it doesn't scream "I MAKE MOONSHINE" here's anoth...
by TDick
Sat Aug 08, 2020 11:50 am
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Home Distiller T-shirts
Replies: 110
Views: 6486

Re: Home Distiller T-shirts

From what I can tell, it looks like there are a large number of suppliers that can handle it for HD. Looks like "regular" RETAIL pricing to members will be around $25 + about $5 Shipping. That is one color ink, one side. Profit to HD depends on the volume of shirts - this still qualifies as a small ...
by TDick
Thu Aug 06, 2020 7:58 am
Forum: ** Welcome Center **
Topic: Cheers from Nashville!
Replies: 7
Views: 177

Re: Cheers from Nashville!

I'm about 4 hours south down I-65. But my son WAS working down on Broadway until the City was shut down in March. I check this daily.m Broadway Webcam Now he's HERE :wtf: and still hasn't gotten his first unemployment check from the great state of tennessee. Maybe WHEN it's reopened a get together c...
by TDick
Wed Aug 05, 2020 11:56 am
Forum: Steam Mashing and Distilling
Topic: Mashing cracked corn
Replies: 27
Views: 3118

Re: Mashing cracked corn

You did give me a great idea though for a new bourbon we're looking to make. I may stop fermentation at 1.010 to sweeten it up a tad. I appreciate the idea. Glad you were inspired, jdetechguy. Whatever ideas I may have sown were coincidental, not intentional. :mrgreen: You may have seen the previou...
by TDick
Tue Aug 04, 2020 8:18 pm
Forum: ** Welcome Center **
Topic: Greetings
Replies: 2
Views: 113

Re: Greetings

Welcome Down The Rabbit Hole!
by TDick
Tue Aug 04, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: Yeasts, Enzymes, Fungi, Nutrients
Topic: Amylase
Replies: 54
Views: 4195

Re: Amylase

Is it possible to achieve 100% conversion using only powdered Alpha and glucoamylase without any malted grain? It's been hell trying to find any malted cereal. The closest Brew Shop near me is over 3 hours away. I have tried quite a few times but I'm not getting much starch conversion. I'm trying t...
by TDick
Sun Aug 02, 2020 10:58 am
Forum: Recipe Development
Topic: Oatmeal Wash Question(s)
Replies: 3
Views: 411

Re: Oatmeal Wash Question(s)

I like oatmeal as well. Take a look at my SOS Slow Oats & Sugar I didn't update that thread. After my sac run, I had issues with my still that screwed the pooch. No problem with the wash itself although more oats would be better. In retrospect I'd use the whole container of oats & add enough sugar t...
by TDick
Sun Aug 02, 2020 10:25 am
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: How do you heat wheat, Rye or similar?
Replies: 26
Views: 937

Re: How do you heat wheat, Rye or similar?

This isn't completely on point about heating a big pot but you might want to read through Jimbo's EASY 1/2 Barrel Wheated Bourbon & Gumballhead I don't have a big pot but you can use a stovetop and a 5 gallon/19L pot, bring water to a boil a few times dumping it into an Igloo cooler with the ground ...
by TDick
Fri Jul 31, 2020 9:04 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Home Distiller T-shirts
Replies: 110
Views: 6486

Re: Home Distiller T-shirts

My local teeshirt screenprinter is still in business and MY cost per shirt is pretty cheap. BUT - that's for pre-ordering, pre-paying & me shipping to everyone individually?? Not ideal so I believe a fulfillment company like Teespring is the most practical way to do this. Not only can you list a var...
by TDick
Fri Jul 31, 2020 7:50 pm
Forum: ** Welcome Center **
Topic: Just joined. How you all doing
Replies: 4
Views: 184

Re: Just joined. How you all doing

Welcome!
by TDick
Fri Jul 31, 2020 4:00 pm
Forum: ** Welcome Center **
Topic: New to the site
Replies: 7
Views: 217

Re: New to the site

jonnys_spirit wrote:
Fri Jul 31, 2020 7:00 am
Welcome from Nashville!

Cheers,
jonny
Had to run up there last week.
Son WAS working on Broadway, hoping they get re-opened SOON!
Tennessee so screwed up they got shut down in March & he hasn't been able to get his pennies YET! :evil:
by TDick
Thu Jul 30, 2020 9:49 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: My boss is gonna be pissed (career change)
Replies: 118
Views: 9725

Re: My boss is gonna be pissed (career change)

I have 6+ farmers that i can get beef from but I usually put customers in contact with farmer. Round here beef goes for $1.50 to $3.00 per pound hangin on rail. Thats a big chunk if id get stuck with it Interesting that this news came out of Canada today. If it weren't for this discussion, I doubt ...
by TDick
Thu Jul 30, 2020 8:59 pm
Forum: ** Welcome Center **
Topic: New to the site
Replies: 7
Views: 217

Re: New to the site

Welcome!
I'm about an hour from Birmingham.
Where y'at?
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by TDick
Wed Jul 29, 2020 5:48 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: My boss is gonna be pissed (career change)
Replies: 118
Views: 9725

Re: My boss is gonna be pissed (career change)

Worked with local dairy farmer on getting a cull cow to turn into burger for the elderly n needy in community and have 2 hogs to turn into sausage for same. Is good feeling being able to give back to community I remember you writing about doing that. Now it makes a little more sense. One question I...
by TDick
Wed Jul 29, 2020 12:39 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: My product is so good even fruit flies want a sip
Replies: 27
Views: 1314

Re: My product is so good even fruit flies want a sip

Not fruit flies but I thought I'd just bump this instead of a new thread. Like I need ANOTHER freakin' plaque - anyone having issues with gnats?!? SWMBO is making my life hell as these little gnats are in the kitchen, bathrooms etc. I didn't mention that they seemed to show up about the time I start...
by TDick
Tue Jul 28, 2020 7:07 pm
Forum: ** Welcome Center **
Topic: New distiller
Replies: 6
Views: 248

Re: New distiller

Thanks, envious of the guys that have all the neat equipment. I'm using a induction cooker with a pot still so temp control isn't real good as it has controls of 175* or 200*. But it is working and I'm having fun. Welcome Sir! I have a FIVE gallon copper pot with thumper on a fish cooker. So it's a...
by TDick
Tue Jul 28, 2020 5:58 pm
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: What to call my whiskeys
Replies: 34
Views: 1489

Re: What to call my whiskeys

Hambone wrote:
Mon Jul 27, 2020 8:28 am
Apple brandy wash could be called Dickens Cider.

Women just love a Dickens Cider...
you're a bad bad man.
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by TDick
Sun Jul 26, 2020 11:35 am
Forum: ** Welcome Center **
Topic: Very new to this
Replies: 2
Views: 188

Re: Very new to this

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by TDick
Sun Jul 26, 2020 11:29 am
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: BIRTHDAY WISHES
Replies: 1202
Views: 64911

Re: BIRTHDAY WISHES

Looks like a bunch of birthdays today:
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@bearriver (30)
@Donaldo (55)
@dumthump (62)
@fdangerous (37)
@NWBoiler (55)

by TDick
Sat Jul 25, 2020 9:05 am
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: Pot Still Vapor Temperature
Replies: 71
Views: 2400

Re: Pot Still Vapor Temperature

You guys are awesome. Maybe I just needed someone to tell me to stop listening to all the temperature folks writing the books. But I do think that around 90 deg C is a good marker for me to take cuts for heads-hearts transition. Just looking for answers is all. I read this thread because I have a c...