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Newbie from Australia

Postby Dingodog » Sat Jan 13, 2018 1:07 am

Hi all

Im new to brewing&distilling, i have been interested in it for a while but never really had the time and money in producing my own spirits and fuel. I have recently decided to take the leap an try my hand at it.

Currently purchasing the bits and bobs i need to buil my own 48 inch copper reflux still. Sort of have come up with my own design, a LM bodka design with a little bit of a CM integrated into it. I will post it up shortly for critique. Hopefully it will get the thumbs up.

So far i own a 50 liter keg an have got some copper pope and flanges, tri clamps and stuff on order.

I hope you can all tolerate my inexperience and help point me in the right direction.

I look forward to chatting to you all soon.
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Re: Newbie from Australia

Postby fizzix » Sat Jan 13, 2018 1:58 am

Yeah! Post your picture here.
Hang with Home Distiller, Dingodog. The people here are great and have helped this newbie immensely.
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Re: Newbie from Australia

Postby thecroweater » Sat Jan 13, 2018 3:05 am

Welcome here what sort of bevies were ya hoping to make?
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Re: Newbie from Australia

Postby Dingodog » Sat Jan 13, 2018 5:03 am

Thank you for the warm welcome. Im planning on just starting out with sugar washes distilling neutrals (or near neutrals lol) with high abv for the moment (seems the simplest way to start out and learn). After i Get the hang of it i might move on to other bigger better things.

I hear you can de tune a reflux still by removing the packing an then run it as a pot still so i figure futher down the track when i wanna start running spiced rums an things i can do that.

I just gotta build it

Hears my rough idea
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Re: Newbie from Australia

Postby nuntius01 » Sat Jan 13, 2018 10:50 am

welcome, lots of guys to help you out with your rig. lots of great info here as well.
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post your still pics here
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