Re: Turbo Extra Slow and new question
- First thanks for the answer. I do not want to distill, since I it is
not legal where I live.
However it is encouraging to hear you say you thought of the same
I have several follow up questions:
1. When you say the ferment at a low temperature, what is the upper
2. Is it safe to assume that there is nothing in the yeast that would
either taste funny or be harmful to humans?
3. What do you use for clearing the wash?
4. How do you recommend using filtering?
--- In email@example.com, "Brewhaus" <rmorris@b...>
> Hi Joe,general
> Although I am not familiar with Turbo Extra specifically, the
> composition of each turbo yeast is relatively similar. A few yearsago, I
> developed the European Connection Liqueur Kit for this purpose, sothat a
> wine or beer maker could make liqueurs without having to distill.It works
> great with liqueur essences (where the usual abv is lower), and asyou
> suggested, fruit juice, etc. However, you will want to stabilize,use a
> good quality activated carbon hit, and also clear the fermentedliquor. I
> would also suggest keeping the fermentation temperature on the lowside so
> that you can really push the limits of the yeast's alcoholtolerance.
> Brewhaus (America) Inc.
> Keller, TX 76248
> (817) 271-8041
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Joseph Schutz [mailto:jfreischuetz@c...]
> Sent: Friday, July 23, 2004 6:41 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: [new_distillers] Re: Turbo Extra Slow and new question
> I also just tried Turbo Extra and it is going to take about 2 weeks
> to complete. The yeast is just now staring to flocculate.
> Has anyone ever thought of using the wash to make drinks directly.
> 20% alcohol, it would be mixed with fruit juice directly to get aof
> favorable alcohol level. (I am assuming I kill off the yeast first.)
> Is there anything in the Turbo Yeast package that would be bad for a
> --- In email@example.com, "closetdistiller"
> <closetdistiller@y...> wrote:
> > He he, I already have 5 fermenters. I fired up a straight Turbo
> > night and it was bubbling and frothing like crazy inside 2 hours
> > pitching. I'm a little worried it's going to blow over ;). MyTurbo
> > extra never fired up like this so maybe it was old or something,or
> > poorly stored. Anyway, both are going but thanks for the feedback.
> > Still paitently waiting.
> > Cheers, CD
> > --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "pthoma_nz"
> > wrote:
> > > If you login to the distillers site, and look at old polls, you
> > will
> > > find that the average time polled for a turbo wash is two weeks.
> > > They never take less than a week... You just need to wait, they
> > > get to 18-20% so its worth the additional time.... if you want
> > quick
> > > turn over go for a 8 but you'll get bugger all abv and it still
> > > takes a week...
> > >
> > > PS just buy another fermenter...
> > >
> > > peet
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