In the Fotogalerie of the Austrian schnapsbrennen site there is a
Laotian steel drum still, a Korean ceramic still, an Indian pot
still to distill toddy, and also a homemade SE Asian type still
with a perforated plate to distill citrus flavoured schnaps
(anlage13 down at the bottom).
--- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com
, "marquee.moon" <marquee.moon@...>
> photos of Lao Lao still here:
> (under marquee moon in the gallery).
> They were taken in North Eastern Laos about three years ago, on the
> Plain of Jars (if any here were in the Vietnam war, this was at the
> heart of "the other theatre")
> I've unfortunalty not got one looking inside the still, showing the
> perforated steel sheet and the funnel collector which passes
> the wall of the still to the outside. You can see in all three
> how the collection arms comes out from the still around two thirds
> the way up it. Beneath this collection arm is the boiler, then the
> perforated plate on which the rice sits. The waste is fed to the
> The plain of jars is famous for having hundreds of large stone
> scattered around the- the story goes that these were used for
> rice wine in, burried in the ground.