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Re: Ready to move up to grains.... How to heat?

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    I ve tried methods 1, 2 and 3 with moderate success. Yet another alternative is to make a wort out of grains as with all-malt brewing. Greetz, Riku ... I ...
    Message 1 of 4 , Apr 23, 2005
      I've tried methods 1, 2 and 3 with moderate success. Yet another
      alternative is to make a wort out of grains as with all-malt brewing.

      Greetz, Riku

      --- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "pure95percent"
      <pure95percent@y...> wrote:
      >
      > OK... been doing sugar washes and rum washes. No solids to contend
      > with. I have an internal electric heating element in my boiler. If
      I
      > want to move to the next step of fermenting grains, how do I head
      > without scorching or burning?
      >
      > I have heard these ideas:
      > 1. Don't use an internal element
      > 2. Put a screen around your internal element to keep the solids
      away
      > from it.
      > 3. Use the amazing still to strip, then the reflux still for the
      final
      > run.
      > 4. Use a double boiler method.
      > 5. Switch to external heat. Won't I still get scorching on the
      bottom
      > of the boiler?
      > 6. Separate the liquid from the solids by using cheesecloth, etc.
      > Tried making sake. What a pain in the butt separating the solids
      from
      > the liquids....Felt I lost a LOT of alcohol doing that...
      >
      > What do you guys suggest? Heard the commercial guys use steam....
      > Viable option???
      >
      >
      > Roderick
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