Re: [new_distillers] Re: First time, first love
- Fruit Flies are not the ONLY way to get Vinegar bacteria.
tim smith <tim_smitho21@...> wrote: really...fruit flies cause vinegar...get rid of the
--- donald holcombe <blackledge_02@...> wrote:
> You can bubble air through the wine to take most of__________________________________________________
> the Sulfur out. Or pour into a bucket and let it
> fall 3ft or so and splash. Let set 30 min. then
> distill. DONT Store after air treatment or you can
> get Vinegar.
> gff_stwrt <gff_stwrt@...> wrote:
> I'll soon finish making a potstill from a (say) 25l
> frying oil
> bucket with an open top and a lid held on by a
> Heat will be from a gas ring (Liquified Petroleum
> Gas); and I will
> probably use a (1/2 inch (OD?) ) copper pipe
> coil-in-a water-bucket
> condenser so as to get a bit more copper into the
> system. The pipe
> from the boiler will be 3/4 inch (OD?), probably
> nearly 4 feet long
> including say one foot vertical at the start. I
> already have enough
> pipe and will only need a couple of reducers and
> The alternative would be a stainless water-jacket
> condenser I
> already have, it was a milk pre-cooler in a milking
> machine system. It
> would be nearly 4 feet long and I have another
> nearly 7 feet long. I
> was given them by a friend (from a superseded
> system) and only had to
> get the ends welded as the original silver(?) solder
> had cracked.
> I will be using some cheap wine to try out the
> system, dry white
> in 5l 'casks' @ $10 each so I bought 30l for AUD
> $60; 11% alcohol. I
> am hoping for some passable brandy. The only thing I
> am wondering
> about is whether the sulphur dioxide preservative
> will be a problem.
> Anyway I will probably dilute it with other alcohol
> I will make when I
> start fermenting my own washes.
> Regards to all,
> The Baker
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