Rum using Amazing Still as stripper
- Hi Guys,
This may turn out to be a newbie question but I couldn't find the
answer in the archives. I did find a recipe for rum where they used an
Amazing Still (plactic bucket) for the entire run but that is not what
I want to do.
I have a small (5L) still so I would like to run my rum mash in my two
Amazing Stills to do a beer stripping run before I do the final run in
my small still. This is my first run of rum so I'm trying to be
careful and not ruin the batch.
I have two different mash recipes in the fermenters right now. I have
a brown sugar recipe from Tony's site and a Molasses recipe that I
found on another site. I worry about foaming in the still because my
still is so small. Up until now I've distilled only sugar wash and
some Pale Ale. I've learned how to control my still but I've always
stripped my wash in my Amazing Still and then finished it in my 5L.
I guess my questions are:
Will I lose some of the "Rum" taste by stripping it first (I really
want a nice Rum taste)??
Has anyone done it this way and if so do you have any advice??
Would I be better off finishing my 18L still this weekend and then run
Would I be better off pulling the packing from my column and run it as
a pot still?? I've read on Tony's site where it is being done both
ways but I'd love to know what the general consensus of this group is.
Thanks a bunch,
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