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  • RLB
    Mar 3, 2013
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      Thank you, I stand corrected, and will only add salt before distilling.


      From: Jim Graves <jimbull34@...>
      To: "new_distillers@yahoogroups.com" <new_distillers@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Sunday, March 3, 2013 4:47 PM
      Subject: Re: [new_distillers] Re: receips

      I put about two tablespoons of salt into my wash just before distilling to flavor it and it does make a difference, I would not put it into the wash while its working.  I add gypson to soften the water which is the same thing epsom salts do.
      James D. Graves
      Ravenwood Solutions, llc.

      From: RLB <last2blast@...>
      To: "new_distillers@yahoogroups.com" <new_distillers@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Sunday, March 3, 2013 4:32 AM
      Subject: Re: [new_distillers] Re: receips

      I will test that theory with my next 5 gal batch.  I picked up the salt from homedistiller.org, but they said use non iodized salt.  They said to use Epsom salt too, but I have not tried it yet.  That might be the reason one of my 1 gal experiment ran for 35 days without any sign of stopping.  lol


      From: Harry <gnikomson2000@...>
      To: new_distillers@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Sunday, March 3, 2013 5:11 AM
      Subject: [new_distillers] Re: receips

      Why salt?  Salt retards yeast activity.  Osmosis of salt into the cell through the membrane wall.  In baking, a little salt makes your bread taste better.  But bakers compensate for the yeast slow-down by using extra yeast. Ask any old baker.  (yes I was one for 25 years before going on to other things, like 'stillin').
      In ferments meant for beverages, salt just slows the fermentation unnecessarily.
      regards Harry
      Owner : Y! new_distillers Y! Distillers The Alcohol Library


      --- In new_distillers@yahoogroups.com, RLB <last2blast@...> wrote:
      > That is simple:
      > Fill a jug half full of hot water
      > add 3 or 4 cups of sugar
      > add 1 tbsp of DAP
      > add 1 tbsp of salt
      > add 3 tbsp of lemon juice
      > I like to toss in 1 multivitamin
      > shake well
      > fill with cool water within 1 inch of the top of jug.
      > pour 8oz of sugar wash into a tall glass and add 1 tbsp of yeast
      > stir by using your hand to swirl glass.
      > place paper towel or cloth over glass.
      > swirl glass every 15 min for at lease an hour.
      > pour yeast mixture into gal jug.
      > place cloth over jug to keep dust and dirt out.
      > Within a month you should have a finished wash ready for distillation.
      > Robert
      > ________________________________
      > From: Regal Silva regalsilva@...
      > To: "new_distillers@yahoogroups.com" new_distillers@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Saturday, March 2, 2013 8:07 PM
      > Subject: [new_distillers] receips
      > sir,
      > where can I find simple basic receipes for distilling using sugar, water, bakers yeast.  each time mash used 1 gallon.
      > alex

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