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Re: Follow up on More on charcoal filtering

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  • toddk63
    Brewhaus has the Gert charcoal line. http://www.brewhaus.com/ A big bag for a few dollars Todd K.
    Message 1 of 8 , Nov 25, 2003
      Brewhaus has the Gert charcoal line.

      http://www.brewhaus.com/

      A big bag for a few dollars

      Todd K.


      --- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "Sven Pfitt" <the_gimp98@h...> wrote:
      > The tails in question had a lot of herbal oils in it. Really nasty
      > smelling and tasting stuf.
      >
      > Using a tablespoon of charcoal granules that were up to 3mm long, 2mm
      > wide, and 1mm thick it took four days to turn a milky white louched
      > oil mix into clear liquid. Even without further crushing the charcoal
      > to reduce the size to that recomended by Gert, it is obvious that the
      > charcoal is working.
      >
      > I'll try crushing some and then washing it to remove the fine powder
      > and see how it works next.
      >
      > Based on the limited testing done so far, I would say it is very much
      > a success. It just takes a bit of time.
      >
      > Steven
      >
      > --- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "Sven Pfitt" <the_gimp98@h...>
      > wrote:
      > > After reading Gert's e-book on filtering with charcoal, I think I
      > may
      > > need to break up the grains and sieve them to get smaller grain
      > size.
      > >
      > > They also had compressed charcoal pellets, but they looked like
      > they
      > > would not pack well. Appearantly this is so.
      > >
      > > I'm going to try pre treating some heads and tails to see if I can
      > > eliminate enough garbage from them to be able to reprocess and get
      > > something usable.
      > >
      > > It will probably be a week before I do anything as I'm reworking
      > the
      > > head.
      > >
      > > Steven
      > >
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