42896Re: hydrometer reading
- Dec 29, 2012Hey, Cal, I was wondering . You say to top it up with cool water , how many gallons do you top it up to ?
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Cal Anderson <cpa59@...> wrote:
> The wash that I make.
> I start with 1 pound of malting rye and 1 pound of malting
> barley, ground.
> I place it in my fermenter and pour in 2 ½ gallons of water
> at 180 degrees.
> I let set for ½ hour then add 14 pounds of sugar, then fill
> up with cool water. When the temp is about 80 I add the yeast. I use a whiskey yeast.
> I let it work for about 2 weeks then run through the still.
> I filter it and place it in milk jugs with charred white oak
> and a small amount of cherry wood.
> When finished it is like a Irish whiskey.
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