Cleaning run

Many like to post about a first successful ferment (or first all grain mash), or first still built/bought or first good run of the still. Tell us about all of these great times here.
Pics are VERY welcome, we drool over pretty copper 8)

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Jjones0120
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Cleaning run

Post by Jjones0120 » Sat Jul 25, 2020 12:48 pm

Finally got it all together, did my vinegar and sacrificial runs. Played with vapor temps and tried some different things creating scenarios and learning to correct them. Pulled 7 jars, out of 3.5 gal of sugar turbo wash. I learned a good amount about how it all works and I can’t wait to do a real run next.
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Re: Cleaning run

Post by Bushman » Sat Jul 25, 2020 1:04 pm

What do you plan for a first run? Nice pics although my neck got a bit stiff viewing them!

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Re: Cleaning run

Post by Twisted Brick » Sat Jul 25, 2020 1:24 pm

Welcome Jj!

You're off to great start and the sky's the limit as far as what you can create. As you move into your 'real run' you'll gain more and more control over your fermentables, processes and yeast.

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Re: Cleaning run

Post by Jjones0120 » Sat Jul 25, 2020 1:36 pm

Sorry bushman, every time I upload photos they turn sideways. As far as a first run I wanted to make a neutral spirit and flavor it. Still reading up on how to do all that.

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Re: Cleaning run

Post by Dockem81 » Fri Jul 31, 2020 2:26 pm

My old cell phone would do that, but would turn the pics upside-down - even though they appeared correctly on my phone. Something squirrely about uploading from a phone to PC.

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Re: Cleaning run

Post by Hambone » Fri Jul 31, 2020 3:15 pm

Jjones0120 wrote:
Sat Jul 25, 2020 1:36 pm
Sorry bushman, every time I upload photos they turn sideways. As far as a first run I wanted to make a neutral spirit and flavor it. Still reading up on how to do all that.
Great time of year for peach infusion if you're in the states.
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