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Re: first time rum wash question

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  • pugs2510
    ... you ... the ... to a ... water ... and ... just a quick note if you hold your finger over the spiget and force the water to splash into the ferment bucket
    Message 1 of 7 , Jan 28, 2009
      --- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "morganfield1" <morganfield1@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > Hi Angelo,
      >
      > Another thing no one has mentioned (or I didn't catch it), when
      you
      > boil the wash (or water for the wash), any oxigen in the wash is
      > evaporated out. This must be aerated for a good yeast "bloom". If
      the
      > water for the wash is taken straight from the tap, it is aerated
      to a
      > certain extent (you can get away with it sometimes). Chlorinated
      water
      > is a whole nother story, must be boiled to evaporate the chlorine,
      and
      > then aerated prior to yeast innoculation. HTH
      >
      > Tip one, Morgan
      >
      > --- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "advorak8" <angelo@> wrote:
      > >
      > > Guys,
      > >
      > > Thank you for the info. I appreciate the insights.
      > >
      > >
      >
      just a quick note if you hold your finger over the spiget and force
      the water to splash into the ferment bucket you will remove the
      chlorine as well as aerate the water have never had a problem yet .
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