5304Re: Pot Distiller's Yeast
- Sep 2, 2002Check "database" on the left, in the menu. there are a few recepies
for just what you are asking.
--- In new_distillers@y..., Ian Macsween <ianelamacsween@s...> wrote:
> I am certain that many members of our group have used Prestige Pot
> On the packet the instructions state:
> "1. Add your fruit into a 25 - 30 liter ... clean plastic
bucket and add 5 liters ... of water ..." etc.
> I find this first step fuzzy as there are no directions given as
to how much fruit one should use. The rest of the instructions on
the packet seem clear enough.
> My main question is - how many pounds/kilos of fruit should be
added to make a batch of schnapps?
> If I follow a standard fruit wine recipe and eliminate the
additives usually called for in fruit wines - and substitute pot
distiller's yeast for regular wine yeast - will I be on the right
track to making a good schnapps?
> For example: my winemaking booklet calls for the following
amounts of fruit per batch.
> Apricot - 7 kg (15 lbs.) for 19 litres (5 U.S. gallons)
> Blackberry - 2.6 kg (6 lbs.) per 4 litres (1 gallon)
> Blueberry - 1 kg (2 1/2 lbs.) per 4 litres (1 gallon)
> I look forward to any guidance I can get.
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