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  • Rasputin Paracelsus
    Hi Jim, Oh, because it s not for drinking. It s for use in herbal tinctures. I do have some other things I want to run through for drinking, though... R
    Message 1 of 3 , Feb 25, 2009
      Hi Jim,

      Oh, because it's not for drinking. It's for use in herbal tinctures.

      I do have some other things I want to run through for drinking, though...

      R

      jamesonbeam1 wrote:
      > LoL Raz,
      >
      > Yes, of course it is. But my first question is why are you wasting 10
      > liters of good red wine to make a neutral alcohol when you could be
      > making a nice brandy instead??
      >
      > Usually, you would make a stripping run first, where you strip
      > everything out ot the bottom of the tails, then make your spirits run
      > with cuts for the heads, middle and tails. If your stopping at 83C,
      > theres a bit of ethanol your missing out on. Im sure Mason and others
      > can tell you more on this since Im just a simple pot stiller.
      >
      > Vino es Veritas,
      >
      > Jim aka Waldo.
      >
      >
      >
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