- --- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "moalboalmail" <starner@...> wrote:
>Read the section on copper here...
> Sorry Peggy!!
> The question was actually not about hot drinking water but concern about using copper stills or copper parts in distilling.
> Copper sills have been used for a long time but that does not mean that they leach out copper into the product. Whiskey is notorious for giving you a hangover. Vodka made in stainless stills, less so.
> Copper is now being phased out as antifouling for boats as it is poisonous for marine life.
> OK, does anyone know if copper should be avoided when distilling?
> Lönnbrännar Lasse
...or read my paper on metals in distilling here...