... , thepatchworkdoll ... on the distillation process. Firstly do you dilute the still charge to under 30% prior toMessage 1 of 2 , Jun 3, 2009View Source
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "thepatchworkdoll" <peter.coleman20@...> wrote:
> HI Guys advice required regarding UJSSM recipe. Whats everyones take on the distillation process. Firstly do you dilute the still charge to under 30% prior to final distillation. Secondly what cuts are required to obtain the best final product. Any advice will be very much appreciated. PC
Some folks just do a single run from mash, then dilute it for drinking. I use the following method for whisk(e)ys.
I always strip into a 5 gallon separating drum with a drain tap about 6" from the bottom. Then dilute the strip below 30% with clean water to achieve hydro-separation (separates the fusels & heavier stuff into layers). Let it sit a day, and draw off the middle 2/3rds for a final still charge. The remaining 1/3rd goes into my feints container for a future run.
To do the hearts run (or any potstill type single spirit run) follow this chart. You can adjust the charge strength to suit the desired takeoff strength...