Re: Soap- will it distill over?
- PS. When I was in Paris for a year and scouting out Place de Pigalle
on Le rive gauche, which is the red light district, I found them
whores downright nice smelling ;-).
--- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "jamesonbeam1" <jamesonbeam1@...>
> Hey thanks Harry,
> Got it lol. But where ya think perfumes are made - from one of
> actual legal uses for them pot stills - making essences and
> fragrents from flowers and stuff in an alcohol base. Maybe I'll
> some Irish Spring soap in my Corn Whiskey this St. Patties Day fora
> wee bit o' the Irish flavor :) :) :)wrote:
> Erin Go Braugh,
> --- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "Harry" <gnikomson2000@> wrote:
> > --- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "mstehelin" <mstehelin@>
> > >a
> > > Hello!
> > > I want to try freeze distilling wine in a 5 gallon container
> > held
> > > soap. It still smells like soap, even though it is clean. Will
> > > smell distill over?
> > > Cheers
> > > M
> > >
> > Yes, definitely. Alcohol is a SOLVENT.
> > Scots distillers used to sometimes use a bar of pure soap to
> > the surface tension and prevent boilovers in the still. There's
> > story about there once was a mixup in the soap used a few yearsa
> > back. All the whisky came out stinking of soap perfume. The
> > was bagged as being "French Whore's Whisky". See story here...
> > http://www.maltmaniacs.org/ADHD/mm14a.html#14-11
> > ...and a possible explanation further down that page here...
> > http://www.maltmaniacs.org/ADHD/mm14a.html#14-13
> > In any case, it hilites just how adept alcohol is at picking up
> > foriegn smells & tastes. It is a solvent, after all.
> > Bite the bullet, let the moths out. Shell out a couple dollars
> > a new clean container. Don't risk your brew by trying to pinch
> > few pennies.Lesbos.
> > Slainte!
> > regards Harry
> > ps -for Jim
> > Add this to your collection along with the fair ladies of
> > <BG>
- What we did was buy 1 gallon water jugs and use them for freezing
apple jack or try finding a used 5 gallon water jug they use in them
water coolers - that'll work - or buy one and use the water in your
next batch. And yes thats how they make perfume.
Vino es Veritas,
--- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "mstehelin" <mstehelin@...> wrote:
> I want to try freeze distilling wine in a 5 gallon container that
> soap. It still smells like soap, even though it is clean. Will that
> smell distill over?