Re: 1st Run "Teething Problems"
- Thanks Tony
Ron asked :
"> > One thing though that I am curious about, when the beer was
> > to boil, the temperature at the top of the still head had notmoved
> > from 12c, but just before it stared to move I got a strong smellTony wrote :
> > of "alcoholic bananas", quite pleasant really"
"This is an ester, called isoamyl acetate
> It means something to the beer brewers - one of the side reactionsthat they don't exactly want."
My new question :
Will this ester be absent in the distilled alcohol, ie is it boiled
off first or will I end up with Banana Vodka? Also, could I have
avoided it when fermenting my sugar and bakers yeast wash by doing
thanks for all yorur help, you are very generous with your time