Re: Pot still - How small a volume can I run?
- The only concern would be if you had internal heating elements which
must be covered at all times. External heating elements will not cause
a problem with scorching. Ive used as little as 2 quarts in mine.
Vino es Veritas,
Jim aka Waldo.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "whackfol" <whackfol@...> wrote:
> I am facing the possibility that the amount of my wash will be
> significantly below the normal amount I strip in my pot still.
> (Usually I run three 6 gallon batches and after mixing the three and
> watering down, I have about 6 gallons for final run.) To date I have
> never run it less than 2/3 full. Does anyone have any advice on how
> low I can go and still get adequate distillation? Are there any risks
> of distilling a much smaller amount than the still was designed? Do I
> need to worry about scortching as the volume is reduced?