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Re: [Distillers] Re: another rye run, plenty of questions

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  • Robert Lemmen
    ... ah yes, that is of course a good point! I ll keep the tails in the future and add them to the next run. thanks robert -- Robert Lemmen
    Message 1 of 3 , Jun 26, 2013
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      On Mon, Jun 24, 2013 at 02:02:06PM -0000, tgfoitwoods wrote:
      > I can't comment on al the variables in your mashing process, but if your
      > head temperature was 93C when you stopped distilling, no matter what the
      > distillate tasted like, your wash still had about 10% ABV left in it, so
      > you threw out much of your ethanol when you emptied your still after
      > distillation. If percent yield is your major concern, that's where your
      > problem is. Discarding lots of ethanol as tails is one reason single
      > runs are costly.

      ah yes, that is of course a good point! I'll keep the tails in the
      future and add them to the next run.

      thanks robert

      --
      Robert Lemmen http://www.semistable.com
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