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Re: [new_distillers] pot still run temp

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  • Jan Wouter
    I ve been distilling for a year before I bought a thermometer. It can be done without one, but for getting a stable result a thermometer is recommended. Cuts
    Message 1 of 3 , Jan 21, 2007
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      I've been distilling for a year before I bought a thermometer. It can
      be done without one, but for getting a stable result a thermometer is
      recommended. Cuts are far more easier to make.

      Regards
      Jan Wouter

      2007/1/21, peatreakmann <peat_reak@...>:
      > How critical is it to maintain exact temps when running a pot still? I
      > still have no thermometer. I have run it generally slow for a steady
      > slow drip, and try not to vary the heat source except to slow the drip
      > down initially when I first see it come over. I first kick the heat up
      > to get it started.
      > Maybe (and I have talked about this for some time) I should take the
      > plunge and install a thermometer.
      > Do most pot runners use a thermometer? If not, how do you know when to
      > make cuts except by measuring abv. at output?
      > Does running too fast or too slow make a detrimental difference?
      > Peat
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