I too have been guilty of sending replies
directly - rather than to the group. From now on I will hit the "Reply All"
button instead of just "Reply"!
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Tuesday, March 26, 2002 4:41
Subject: [Distillers] RE: Duplast plastic
> My still is like yours the duplast wuth the extended
column. I get a
> spirit that averages around 90% - 2.8 ltrs from a 6kg
I'm guessing ~20L with 6Kg dextrose
> with no "plastic
@ 90% you mean smell surely?
> I do not keep
the spirit after it drops
> below 85%. At this point I take off around
2 lts of tails averaging
I wondered if I should do the
same - even though the instructions say it isn't necessary.
> I have
found it has for me paid to find a yeast that I liked that
well, as some of the quicker yeasts didnt appear to produce
> such as
clean spirit for me.
The chap I spoke to at Hauraki corner said the
same thing... if you want "pure" or tasteless spirit then use stuff that takes
a day or two longer to ferment
> Sounds like you have done he
initial clean taking off a couple of lts
> of distilled water. The
still sould be ready to use.
That was my point - If, after a couple of
litres, the water doesn't come off clean, then what do you
As an aside, I've noticed that the couple of replies I've
had have come directly to me. Thanks for the information, but does
"Distillers" etiquette require this, or was it OK to CC the list in this
use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to the Yahoo! Terms of Service.