Re: [Distillers] newby
- Hey there Dave,
You'll find plenty of plans, recipes, and advice right here:
As you might expect, many many other folk have joined up and asked the
same question. If you have any specific questions it's probably quickest
to check the archives here first:
There's also the sister-group New_Distillers here:
But the short answer to your question requires two questions back at you
-- First: are you interested in making traditional corn whiskey? or
'moonshine' (typically a sugar wash with corn thrown in)? The former is
a whole lot messier than the latter, but is authentic in flavour.
Second: building a still can be as simple as slapping a wok of ice on
your favourite stock pot with a lemon squeezer base floating underneath,
or as complex as a two or three column continuous monster. Fabrication
may not be a problem, but if you can tell us what sort of product you're
hoping to emulate then you'll get better advice. For instance: a
sugar-based product will be fine through a still with internal elements,
but anything with solids will be better processed by a pot still, or a
Soooo many variables, I'm afraid. :) Have fun! Tony's site
(homedistiller.org) is definitely the best place to start though.
>looking for detailed plans and recipies on moonshine or corn mash i
>am not sure where to start fabrication is not a problem if anyone
>can help please e-mail me at davidscales1971@...
> thanks devodave