Re: Easy 'shine recipe I am having great success with...
- you should be seeing 12-13% abv by the end of the ferment. I don't
have a particular brand of yeast I use, I try different ones based on
what my brew shop has on hand.
--- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, Rana Pipiens <ranawater@y...>
> F Pinto, thanks for the recipe. Which lager yeasts have you used.What %abv do you expect from your mash before processing? Rana
> flaming_pinto <flaming_pinto@y...> wrote:
> I just wanted to let you guys know about a recipe for 'shine that
> working very well for me. This recipe makes the smoothest 'shine Icorn
> have been lucky enough to run through my still.
> 2 1LBS packages of corn meal (I know, it is a mess to work with)
> 5 LBS table sugar
> 1.5 LBS 6-row barley - well cracked
> your favorite lager yeast
> Bring 4 gallons water to a boil, remove from heat and add in the
> meal, stirring to prevent lumps.convert
> Let sit for until cooled to 160F. The corn meal will thicken to a
> very thick porrige.
> At 160F, stir in barley. The starch from the corn meal will
> almost instantly and the wort will thin to a soupy mix.yeast.
> Let sit for 30 minutes at least, stirring occationally.
> Bring 1 gallon of water to a boil.
> Stir sugar into boiling water.
> Pour barley/corn meal mixture into fermentor.
> Add sugar-water to fermentor.
> When the temp has dropped to correct temperature, still in your
> Let sit two weeks (or until bubbling stops)strainer
> Strain wort into your pot. I use a wire-mesh strainer. The corn
> meal is so thick and guey at this point it will catch in the
> and the wort will slowly drain out. Rinse corn meal/grains wellwith
> hot water to get all the wort.of
> most people don't like dealing with corn meal but it will give your
> brew the authentic flavor of corn without going threw the trouble
> boiling for two-three hours and then mashing for another hour.Just
> make sure to use an appropriate strainer before distilling.Service.
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