5305Re: [new_distillers] Pot Distiller's Yeast
- Sep 2, 2002I have used this turbo with good results....with sugar and water only....I
never noticed the 'fruit' thing you mentioned....:>)
>From: Ian Macsween <ianelamacsween@...>_________________________________________________________________
>To: New Distillers <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: [new_distillers] Pot Distiller's Yeast
>Date: Mon, 02 Sep 2002 16:31:14 -0700
>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
>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
>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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