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Re: [in progress] Tried And True Recipe Book pdf

Postby Jimy Dee » Sat Jun 30, 2018 10:38 am

What about incorporating the PDF by Buccaneer Bob on "how to malt barley" . It is top class, a PDF, and ready to be incorporated into an excellent production like this. A very good contribution to your very good work. Well done and thanks for doing the work. JD
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Re: [in progress] Tried And True Recipe Book pdf

Postby hefezelle » Sat Jun 30, 2018 1:23 pm

Jimy Dee wrote:What about incorporating the PDF by Buccaneer Bob on "how to malt barley" .

Rather than copying content, i would prefer to reference it. Bob's pdf is already perfect according to my perception, so i see little merit in translating it to .tex form.
But you are right, so far there is no mention about DIY malting, so i will include a paragraph and mention Bob's pdf there. Thanks for the input! :thumbup:
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Re: [in progress] Tried And True Recipe Book pdf

Postby Copperhead road » Sat Jun 30, 2018 3:13 pm

I hope SBB RUM all molasses rum ends up in the Tried and True recipe book.
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Re: [in progress] Tried And True Recipe Book pdf

Postby Jimy Dee » Sat Jun 30, 2018 5:27 pm

I second Copperheads suggestion re SBB all molasses rum.
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Re: [in progress] Tried And True Recipe Book pdf

Postby jon1163 » Sat Jun 30, 2018 5:30 pm

May I suggest Shineon's rye recipe as well. It's a fantastic Rye and it would be good to have some ryes in the recipe book
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Re: [in progress] Tried And True Recipe Book pdf

Postby Copperhead road » Sat Jun 30, 2018 9:21 pm

Jimy Dee wrote:I second Copperheads suggestion re SBB all molasses rum.

Good Post Jimmy Dee :wink:
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Re: [in progress] Tried And True Recipe Book pdf

Postby Jimy Dee » Thu Jul 05, 2018 10:32 am

Hefe - what about also contacting Cranky regarding his Apple Brand Recipe threat where he is trying to put it all together as a go-to post for fruit brands. The 2 of u are on the same wave length looking at the bigger picture. His finished product would be another good chapter in your compilation. To miss out on Crankys mastercraftmanship re brandies would be a shame. JD
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Re: [in progress] Tried And True Recipe Book pdf

Postby jon1163 » Thu Jul 05, 2018 10:34 am

jon1163 wrote:May I suggest Shineon's rye recipe as well. It's a fantastic Rye and it would be good to have some ryes in the recipe book
still life's rye I meant... and shine ons butter rum for sure
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Re: [in progress] Tried And True Recipe Book pdf

Postby Jimy Dee » Thu Jul 05, 2018 1:55 pm

Shine On's Butter rum seems to be a real runner, am I showing my lack of knowledge by calling it ground breaking ?
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Re: [in progress] Tried And True Recipe Book pdf

Postby Pikey » Thu Jul 05, 2018 5:18 pm

I think the OP is just trying to put "T&T" into a consolidated form - additional recipes would require additional approvals - and we know just how hard it was to get "Honey bear" accepted.

Perahaps there is "editors licence" - for "other recommendeds" available by way of an "Appendix" - but I think OP is right in just doing "Tried and true" in the main volume :)
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Re: [in progress] Tried And True Recipe Book pdf

Postby Jimy Dee » Sun Jul 08, 2018 4:53 am

Pikey, I take your point, but if Crankys protocol (which is a tried and tested recipe to distill fruits in general) was incorporated, it would make this threads end product more applicable to tried and tested recipes (preferrably including fruit brandy) . Just my 2 pence worth. JD
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Re: [in progress] Tried And True Recipe Book pdf

Postby hefezelle » Tue Jul 10, 2018 1:29 am

Pikey wrote:I think the OP is just trying to put "T&T" into a consolidated form

Yep, precisely that. I initially decided to include all the T&T recipes, and only them. In the process of writing the pdf i however noticed that many recipes are quite similar, instances of a more general archetypical recipe, with just minor variations on it. It is my belief that there are just a handful of those archtypical recipes, and that perhaps presenting those abstractions together with the common ways of altering them, might be an even more interesting read than this pdf - but that is another project for the future. The merits of this collcetion IMHO are the closeness to the original recipes, and the opportunity for everyone to see for themselves how the recipes are (dis)similar in certain regards.
For those reasons i will not include other recipes, and i will include even T&T recipes that are insultingly similar.

Jimy Dee wrote:Pikey, I take your point, but if Crankys protocol (which is a tried and tested recipe to distill fruits in general) was incorporated, it would make this threads end product more applicable to tried and tested recipes (preferrably including fruit brandy) .

As stated above, i'm all for general recipes with a wide range of applicability, but this document is not the place for them - or at best another section in a future version of the document is.


I value your input though people, even if i sorta have to turn you down on this for now! Feels good to know more people are thinking about how to make this into a valuable tool! :D
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Re: [in progress] Tried And True Recipe Book pdf

Postby Jimy Dee » Tue Jul 10, 2018 4:17 am

Hefezelle - your the boss and fair play to you for setting out your pitch and sticking with it. No snowflake here. Belt on, your doing a great job. JD
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Re: [in progress] Tried And True Recipe Book pdf

Postby Copperhead road » Wed Jul 11, 2018 2:06 am

Pikey wrote:I think the OP is just trying to put "T&T" into a consolidated form - additional recipes would require additional approvals - and we know just how hard it was to get "Honey bear" accepted.

Perahaps there is "editors licence" - for "other recommendeds" available by way of an "Appendix" - but I think OP is right in just doing "Tried and true" in the main volume :)


I was talking about SBB all molasses rum as I had a gut feeling it was in Tried & True section, turns out my gut feeling was right. :D
Obviously if a recipe is not in the Tried & True section of the forum it will not be in the Tried n True recipe book PDF :think:
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Re: [in progress] Tried And True Recipe Book pdf

Postby hefezelle » Wed Jul 11, 2018 11:07 pm

Update on the current version!

Only two more recipes to write! I got spell checking to work, found and fixed a bunch of typos. The promised paragraph on malting is included now. Switched back to the long TOC format, but i might tinker with that some more, i'd like the recipes to not list subsections in the TOC.

So, after writing the last two recipes my plan is to fill in all the missing information ("an unspecified amount of", ambiguous instructions, etc) by asking around in the respective threads, and then to get some pictures in there. Then the conversion fun for the US variant will begin.
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Re: [in progress] Tried And True Recipe Book pdf

Postby Copperhead road » Wed Jul 11, 2018 11:22 pm

Great job @hefezelle, Outstanding effort!
A hardcopie will be a must for every Distillers shed. :clap:
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Re: [in progress] Tried And True Recipe Book pdf

Postby hefezelle » Sun Jul 15, 2018 11:53 pm

Update on the current version!

Whew, all 39 recipes are typed in, the table of contents has the compact style that i wanted it to have, i included some more hyperlinks, and corrected some tiny typos and misstatements.

If any of you feel like asking around in the respective recipe threads for info on how much to use for ingredients where i just have "an unspecified amount", then please be my guest - i'll gladly share that work! :D Best to private message me if you get an answer in the thread, so i don't miss it.
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Re: [in progress] Tried And True Recipe Book pdf

Postby Monty671 » Sun Aug 19, 2018 5:54 pm

I love the book. It now sits in the "lab"
Thanks for all the work.
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Re: [in progress] Tried And True Recipe Book pdf

Postby hefezelle » Sat Sep 15, 2018 2:03 am

Update on the current version!

First time for both dedicated SI and US units versions, yay! :D
I've managed to switch between metric/US and letterpaper/A4 versions with a variable in the document, which means there is only one source file to maintain, something i'm happy about. Well into the conversion process, all of the instructions and some of the ingredients lists are done in both versions now. Ingredient lists for recipes 14-39 have yet to be converted to US units, so don't be surprised that they are empty in the US version!
Also, i decided to include a paragraph or two about dilution, which i first have to write up.
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Re: [in progress] Tried And True Recipe Book pdf

Postby Copperhead road » Sat Sep 15, 2018 3:24 am

Monty671 wrote:I love the book. It now sits in the "lab"
Thanks for all the work.


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Re: [in progress] Tried And True Recipe Book pdf

Postby nerdybrewer » Sat Sep 15, 2018 7:50 am

Thank you for your effort, I've saved a copy and look forward to further updates.
Good to have a copy offline, just in case of 'whatever'.
Once finished I'll print it out and put a copy in a safe place, maybe laminated for protection!
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Re: [in progress] Tried And True Recipe Book pdf

Postby Expat » Sat Sep 15, 2018 1:27 pm

Looks like good work!

Keep it up can't wait to see the final product. It'll be a useful resource.
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