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37349Re: Wash foamed over...Now What?

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  • Harry
    Sep 29, 2006
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      --- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "toddk63" <toddk63@...> wrote:
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      > My question is, can I just add the 1.5l of brown stuff to the 14.5l
      > (8+6.5) of clear for the second and final spirit run, or do I need to
      > save it for another wash?


      Yep. In fact you will probably get a better tasting product, as the
      congeners have been reboiled ala commercial production.


      >
      > Also, what can I do to prevent foaming on 2 parts sugar: 1 part
      > molasses washes in the future?


      Use a couple ounces of butter (not margerine) in the still charge.
      Animal oils break up the surface tension that causes bubbles in
      viscous fluids.


      >
      > Thanks Experienced Pot Stillers,
      >
      > Todd K.
      >


      You're welcome


      Slainte!
      regards Harry
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