18754Re: double distillation
- Jan 1, 2006There is some very good discussion on the topic starting at message
#31403 in the Distillers forum with comments from Mike Nixon et. al.
Or you can search the archives for "Still heating - Points to
Made a believer out of me!
--- In email@example.com, "stevolate" <stevolate@y...>
> "waljaco" <waljaco@h...> wrote:
> > What is the advantage in reducing the low-wines to 40%abv for
> > redistillation?
> > wal
> Hi the reason to dilute the run, is when diluted it leaves more in
> boiler from second run. If you do not dilute you concentrate the
> fusels and do not get much better separation on the second run. It
> needs more liquid to spread the fusels over to get better
> on subsequent runs. As 5% of your product is a mixture of what isin
> the boiler it is much better to have a lower concentration of lowwines.
> I hope this makes sense.
> Happy drinking
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