Re: [new_distillers] pot still run temp
- 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.
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?