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42310Re: [new_distillers] Higher Alcohols

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  • Jason Schnapp
    Apr 30, 2012
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      +1 use them for anything you would use acetone or white gas for

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      White Bear <sha_man_1@...> wrote:

      >Gavin-
      >  These "Higher Alcohols" or Fore-shots, are poisonous.  They contain acetone, phenols, methanol and other nasties in proportion to the type and amount of mash made.  They are found in grain and fruit based mashes and are best cut from any of the alcohol collected for re-distillation or use.

      >  A good use for the fore-shots is to start camp fires, inside a lighter, weed killer etc.  By all means do not drink them.  Be well
      >White Bear
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      >--- On Mon, 4/30/12, gavinflett <gavin_flett@...> wrote:
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      >From: gavinflett <gavin_flett@...>
      >Subject: [new_distillers] Higher Alcohols
      >To: new_distillers@yahoogroups.com
      >Date: Monday, April 30, 2012, 12:04 AM
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      >What do you guys do with your Propanol portions as they come off the still. Are these supposed to be drinkable? Or do they get used as weed killer?
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      >I have mine separated and they don'e smell quite like the ethanol that came off. I'm wondering if I should be filtering these along with the ethanol or not.
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