Re: Fwd: ammonia
- My question is - What is a "little" bit of lemon juice? How much?
I too have made two batches of ammonia. I had tryed a different yeast
and now am regretting it. I would love to hear that I could save it.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "John Wheeler"
>get "The blues"
> Also - (I had similar happen to me just recently) if you do
> - you can just run it back through your still with a little citricacid and
> it'll come out fine. I turned a nasty blue rum into a tasty vodkathat way
> using some lemon juice.distilling it.
> On 11/15/06, Jan Wouter <janwouter.mailgroups@...> wrote:
> > In other words, add some citric acid to your wash before
> > Jan Wouterturboyeast)
> > 2006/11/15, Robert Thomas <whosbrewing@...>:
> > >
> > > not that old one again?
> > > The source of the ammonia (most likely the nutrients in the
> > > is not really important. The reason you are getting blue spiritand
> > > ammonia during the distillation is that your wash is notsufficiently
> > > acidic.heating.
> > > Only free ammonia (or amines) in solution will be released on
> > > Ammonium salts (formed when you acidify the wash) are notvolatile
> > > under the conditions found during distilling.
> > > cheers
> > > Rob.
> > >
> > >