Re: Keg Filler
- --- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "Lindsay Williams" <linw@x...>
> Kegs have a concave bottom which means you need a lot of water to
> cover an internal element. For example, mine needs 12 ltrs. This is
> problem for first distills but is a problem for second ones. I wouldBroken clay pottery is commonly used as boiling chips to stop
> prefer 6 ltrs or less. I only do sugar washes.
> I have been tossing around ideas for filling the void somewhat and
> came up with two bricks! Only 6 ltrs needed to cover the element. Can
> anyone see any problem with using bricks? Can/do they leach salts or
> other bad stuff?? Would a good boil up sort them out? Does their
> porosity present a problem?
the 'bump' associated with no sharp edges in a boiling vessel. Bricks
are clay, so I can't really see a problem.