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Re: [new_distillers] How long can I leave my "Wash"

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  • klcampbell
    Ron, just turn everything off before you leave and you should have a lovely clear wash to strip when you come home,providing you are using a fermentation lock
    Message 1 of 3 , Oct 3, 2001
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      Ron, just turn everything off before you leave and you should have a lovely
      clear wash to strip when you come home,providing you are using a
      fermentation lock and a good sealing lid on your fermenter,Regards,Ken.
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      Sent: Tuesday, 2 October 2001 22:27
      Subject: [new_distillers] How long can I leave my "Wash"


      > Hi
      >
      > I've just started my first wash using 10Kg cane sugar and baker's
      > yeast in 50 litres of water. I have a beer heating pad and its going
      > great, bubbling away nicely. From the instructions I have been using,
      > it will take 5 days to completely ferment, which is Friday. Problem
      > is that I have to go away unexpectedly on Saturday for a week and
      > won't have time to distill it.
      >
      > Can I distill early, ie before it has finished fermenting completely?
      >
      > Or can I leave it a week in the bin? If I leave it, should I stop
      > heating the wash and / or stop the recirculating pump?
      >
      >
      > thanks
      > Ron
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