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  • waljaco
    Camomile flowers in the wash apparently will produce a blue tinge to the spirit. wal ... curious...does the ... from what ... or from ... flavoring ... tinge
    Message 1 of 5 , Dec 1, 2004
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      Camomile flowers in the wash apparently will produce a blue tinge to
      the spirit.
      wal
      --- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, David W Lunsford <maxtonnage@e...>
      wrote:
      > Thanks Mike...max
      >
      > At 01:39 PM 11/30/04 +1300, you wrote:
      > >
      > >David W Lunsford wrote:
      > >Subject: [Distillers] pot stills
      > >
      > >As a reflux man I have never used a pot still, but am
      curious...does the
      > >product have a color, or is it clear? maxtonnage
      > >================
      > >Crystal clear David. The color you see in flavored spirits comes
      from what
      > >might be added later ... either from the maturing process in wood,
      or from
      > >herbs/fruit that the spirit is soaked in, or from colored
      flavoring
      > >essences. The only color you might encounter right away is a blue
      tinge if
      > >you distil an alkaline fermented wash in a copper still (it
      derives from
      > >ammonia compounds).
      > >
      > >All the best,
      > >Mike N
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