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Re: [Distillers] Re: Method for distilling on the grains in a direct fired or electric still.

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  • Trid
    ... If the false bottom is like that of a lauter tun, then it sounds feasible in additioin to the fact that the perforations allow the liquid return. Also, as
    Message 1 of 4 , Mar 1, 2006
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      --- Robert Thomas <whosbrewing@...> wrote:

      > An allied approach is taken by the raki distillers of Crete (more than
      > likely grappa guys too). Put a false bottom in above the heat source.
      > Part fill that with water if necessary. Put everything else ontop of
      > the false bottom.
      > This in effect heats the bulk by steam.
      > My niggling worry is making sure you get enough liquid returning
      > underneath to cover the elements.

      If the false bottom is like that of a lauter tun, then it sounds feasible in
      additioin to the fact that the perforations allow the liquid return. Also, as
      long as you put enough water in to at least reack the false bottom, you're
      guaranteed to keep the elements covered through the entire run.

      Trid
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