Re: [Distillers] Re: Corn starch
- I dunno bout cornstarch but ground cornmeal works, Ive heard.. I used it once.. it gave me one successfull run.. after tha tI had trouble with it turning to vinegar.. anyone know why, btw??
----- Original Message -----
From: "Grayson Stewart" <grayson_stewart66@...>
Date: Thu, 08 Jul 2004 00:33:54 -0000
Subject: [Distillers] Re: Corn starch
> --- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "ger4life2003" <ger4life@b...>
> > Has anyone tried making whiskey using corn starch?
> Pretty much off this topic, but....
> No, never tried using corn starch, but I found out the hard way you
> can't substitute confectioner's sugar in place of regular sugar.
> The wife loves a sugary liqueur I make from strawberries and lots of
> sugar. Our cupbard was bare of sugar and the neighbors were on
> vacation so I tried confectioner's sugar the other day. All the
> corn starch settled to the bottom....but I will have to say it did
> taste sweeter than when I've used regular table sugar. I'm guessing
> the confectioner's sugar is ground fine and therefore more sugar per
> volume than regular table sugar.
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