Army Vet near Raleigh

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Army Vet near Raleigh

Post by oksofar » Fri Jan 01, 2021 7:43 pm

Hello, all
I've been browsing here, and have found a wealth of info. So much, that I may not post for a while - I believe that searching first is best, as I'm sure my questions will not be the first time someone has asked them.

I am putting together an order for Mile Hi for their 16 gallon stainless 4" flute. I am interested in making gin and bourbon. I have not decided on mashing equipment yet.

So, Happy New Year to all! (Jan 1, 2021), and I am glad to be here!

Max
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Re: Army Vet near Raleigh

Post by acfixer69 » Fri Jan 01, 2021 7:57 pm

Welcome to HD. Thank you for your service. Take your time and research before you buy. Gin and Bourbon are polar opposite. Let the good times roll.

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Re: Army Vet near Raleigh

Post by shadylane » Fri Jan 01, 2021 10:08 pm

Welcome to our rabbit hole Brother.
As acfixer said "Take your time and research before you buy"

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Re: Army Vet near Raleigh

Post by Deplorable » Sat Jan 02, 2021 6:28 am

Welcome aboard.
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Re: Army Vet near Raleigh

Post by SassyFrass » Sat Jan 02, 2021 7:14 am

Hello and welcome. That's some interesting choices in your preferred drinks, but you ain't the first. There's plenty of folks that make/drink bourbon and gin both. The good info to help you is here. The fun is finding it. Enjoy.
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Re: Army Vet near Raleigh

Post by Durhommer » Sat Jan 02, 2021 7:21 am

What they said
You have two ears and one mouth for a reason....

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Re: Army Vet near Raleigh

Post by oksofar » Fri Feb 05, 2021 3:41 pm

Update:
Well, I’m having fun with my AirStill. This model (an Amazon find) has the adjustable temperature control. I’ve run a couple of sugar washes, distilled twice, and filtered through a Britta. The result is a spirit clean enough to replace the wife’s Titos (cutting it from 77% to 40%).

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Re: Army Vet near Raleigh

Post by Sailman » Fri Feb 05, 2021 5:53 pm

Welcome neighbor I'm near Raleigh as well.

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Re: Army Vet near Raleigh

Post by Yonder » Sat Feb 06, 2021 10:53 pm

Welcome, brother.
Double, Double, toil and trouble. Fire Burn and pot still bubble.

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