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  • Bennett, Mark E
    Message 1 of 2 , May 27 11:25 PM
      > Maybe I am wrong here but I would have thought that smell and taste would
      > be an excellent method of quantifying the effectiveness of the carbon.
      > Although in my case I gave up using carbon as nobody could tell the
      > difference between product that had been treated with carbon or without.
      > If there is another reason apart from smell and taste could somebody let
      > me know.
      >
      >
      >
      > Mark
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: Pete Sayers [SMTP:brubarn@...]
      > Sent: Monday, 28 May 2001 12:29 pm
      > To: John Quinn; Distillers@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: RE: [Distillers]
      >
      > John, i would question the re-use of carbons, not because i'm a Homebrew
      > retailer, but because i feel that unless you have access to a Lab, where
      > you could quantify the impurity content of your re-used carbon. remember
      > Charlie noted that this process degrades the carbon over time and repeated
      > uses.
      > Pete
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: John Quinn [mailto:jarques@...]
      > Sent: Monday, 28 May 2001 13:54
      > To: Distillers@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [Distillers]
      >
      >
      > Re Charlie's washing and heating carbon to re-use, would that work
      > with the new Still Spirits Z Carbon Reflux which I've just started using?
      > (I like Charlie's inference that I'll never pay $6.50 again!) As there
      > should be no fusils in my reflux-generated spirit, should it therefore
      > need much washing and boiling?
      >
      > I aim to use saved yeast sludge in my next batch of beer following
      > the ideas in this forum. Cheers
      >
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    • Pete Sayers
      When i mentioned quantifying the difference, i meant in measurable quantities.Unless one has an EDUCATED PALATE , it is difficult to actually measure the
      Message 2 of 2 , May 28 3:27 PM
        When i mentioned quantifying the difference, i meant in measurable
        quantities.Unless one has an "EDUCATED PALATE", it is difficult to actually
        measure the "improvements"(or other wise)to the product.
        Pete

        -----Original Message-----
        From: Bennett, Mark E [mailto:mark.e.bennett@...]
        Sent: Monday, 28 May 2001 18:25
        To: 'Distillers@yahoogroups.com'
        Subject: [Distillers]


        > Maybe I am wrong here but I would have thought that smell and taste would
        > be an excellent method of quantifying the effectiveness of the carbon.
        > Although in my case I gave up using carbon as nobody could tell the
        > difference between product that had been treated with carbon or without.
        > If there is another reason apart from smell and taste could somebody let
        > me know.
        >
        >
        >
        > Mark
        >
        > -----Original Message-----
        > From: Pete Sayers [SMTP:brubarn@...]
        > Sent: Monday, 28 May 2001 12:29 pm
        > To: John Quinn; Distillers@yahoogroups.com
        > Subject: RE: [Distillers]
        >
        > John, i would question the re-use of carbons, not because i'm a Homebrew
        > retailer, but because i feel that unless you have access to a Lab, where
        > you could quantify the impurity content of your re-used carbon. remember
        > Charlie noted that this process degrades the carbon over time and repeated
        > uses.
        > Pete
        >
        > -----Original Message-----
        > From: John Quinn [mailto:jarques@...]
        > Sent: Monday, 28 May 2001 13:54
        > To: Distillers@yahoogroups.com
        > Subject: [Distillers]
        >
        >
        > Re Charlie's washing and heating carbon to re-use, would that work
        > with the new Still Spirits Z Carbon Reflux which I've just started using?
        > (I like Charlie's inference that I'll never pay $6.50 again!) As there
        > should be no fusils in my reflux-generated spirit, should it therefore
        > need much washing and boiling?
        >
        > I aim to use saved yeast sludge in my next batch of beer following
        > the ideas in this forum. Cheers
        >
        >
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