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Re: oxidation of distillate?

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  • waljaco
    Neutral distillates need to be aged (oxidised) for say 2 months. Even Lebanese arak ia aged in porous clay pots for several months before sale. Ester
    Message 1 of 12 , May 23, 2009
      Neutral distillates need to be aged (oxidised) for say 2 months. Even Lebanese arak ia aged in porous clay pots for several months before sale. Ester formation?
      wal
      --- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "Howze" <anunnaki@...> wrote:
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      > well i guess i got my answer then!
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      > Trid wrote:
      > >-and to make it completely pedantic, it's "etc." :)
      > > Serously...take a step back and think about this for a minute.
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      > Touché.. its "seriously"
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      > Any other answers in a less patronising tone would be greatly appreciated.
      >
      > Anunnaki
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      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: Trid
      > To: Distillers@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Friday, May 22, 2009 2:47 AM
      > Subject: Re: [Distillers] Re: oxidation of distillate?
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      > --- On Thu, 5/21/09, Howze <anunnaki@...> wrote:
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      > Well yes, thats what my common sense would tell me,
      > but theres bacteria with some pretty extreme niches in the
      > ecosystem.
      >
      > For example:
      > Acidoplhiles like Ferroplasma acidiphilum that
      > thrive at pH<3.0
      > Thermophiles like Prokaryotes at 120 deg
      > C
      > Halophilic Bacteria in 30% NaCl solutions
      > ect..
      >
      > That's why you'll notice alcohol as the primary ingredient in antibacterial products and antiseptics instead of acids or salt solutions. Let's not forget that your thermophile buddies are found at the bottom of the ocean, nowhere near our fermenters or barrels.
      > Acetobacter ain't no superbug...but you knew that.
      >
      > Trid
      > -and to make it completely pedantic, it's "etc." :)
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