14961Re: Pot Still Temps with Corn Wash
- Mar 13, 2005--- In email@example.com, Henry Stamp <henrystamp@g...>
> i assume you are assuming that she is doing a stripping runfirst? if
> so, what percentage is the low wines that pot still'ers usuallythrow
> back in for the second distillation? 40%?time.
> i've seen reference to some people doing a stripping run, then
> redilluting it with clean water and running it through the second
>Every potstill is different. Some only manage 30% first run, some
go as high as 65%, depending on design, power input etc.
The 'average potstill' (is there such a thing?) does a first run of
~50% abv. Some dilute this with water to 30 or 40% for the second
run, some don't. Some only do 1 careful run (grappa etc).
So your assumptions are generally correct.
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