17734RE: [new_distillers] Re: using 'old' wine
- Oct 13 7:40 AMHi Brendan and Will (I think)
I personally wouldn't distil beer, as the hops come
through all fractions. As to wine, have you got a big
freezer? Chuck it all in there in dribs and drabs,
throw it through a sieve when ready and distil the
--- Brendan Keith <bkeith@...> wrote:
> I would have thought the other way:Cheers,
> Wine has a higher alcohol content which would
> prevent infection, and it
> shouldn't turn to vinegar as that stage of
> fermentation is long past.
> Beer shouldn't have preservatives according to most
> quality laws like the
> Reinheitsgebot, etc. so I'd expect it to go bad
> In both cases, I guess you'll just have to
> contribute quicker to the pot.
> Brendan Keith
> > -----Original Message-----
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> Of will butler
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> > Subject: [new_distillers] Re: using 'old' wine
> > thanks for the input fellas, 'preciated.
> > what i'm trying to get at though is - can wine
> thats 'off' be used.
> > it could be weeks or even months before i will
> have enough to put in
> > the machine, and by that time it will almost
> certainly be mouldy but
> > will definately be oxidised and 'vinegary'.
> > as far as lager and beer is concerned- they put
> certain chemicals in
> > can beer to preserve it i think, does anyone know
> what they are and
> > what they will do if distilled? this is possibly
> more important as i
> > drink more beer than wine, and i often leave the
> 'dregs' at the
> > bottom of the can, as well as almost always
> opening that last can
> > when i dont really want it!
> > cheers
> > will
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