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Re: Potpourri wash results

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  • Harry
    ... wash ... received as ... anything ... in the ... recycled a ... into ... All that junk (good or bad) has been aged for aeons. Cut out the rubbish with one
    Message 1 of 2 , May 30, 2005
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      --- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "pure95percent"
      <pure95percent@y...> wrote:
      > Thought I would share an experiment with you all.
      >
      > Did an interesting run last night. Had a gallon of an old molasses
      wash
      > I had been sitting on for a month or so and I added bottles of old
      > white wine that had oxydized, bottles of cheap champagne I
      received as
      > gifts, some commercial rock gut liquor I could not drink and
      anything
      > else in the house that had alcohol in it that I would never drink.
      > Probably about 3 gallons in total.
      >
      > Ran it through my packed reflux valved column still to make vodka.
      >
      > I was surprised. There was very little ethyl acetate/heads taste
      in the
      > run compared to my sugar washes. The resulting vodka was unusually
      > smooth. No charcoal filtering required. I took the hearts,
      recycled a
      > bit of the heads and tails, cut the distillate to 40% and directly
      into
      > the bottle it went for drinking.
      >
      > Recycling at it's best.
      >
      > warm regards on ice,
      > Roderick


      All that junk (good or bad) has been aged for aeons. Cut out the
      rubbish with one distillation and you've got a smooth drink. That's
      how you make top shelf stuff outta horse p!ss. Look out if the
      commercial boys ever get wind of what we're doing. :-)


      Slainte!
      regards Harry
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