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  • Bob Dobinns
    Thanks for your comments, its nice to know you are doing it right it gos in the still tomorrow,Cant wait ,,,, bbbob ... From: Paul Smith
    Message 1 of 5 , Nov 6, 2009
      Thanks for your comments, its nice to know you are doing it right it gos in the still tomorrow,Cant wait ,,,, bbbob



      --- On Thu, 5/11/09, Paul Smith <praxis178@...> wrote:

      From: Paul Smith <praxis178@...>
      Subject: Re: [new_distillers] Re: need a answer
      To: new_distillers@yahoogroups.com
      Received: Thursday, 5 November, 2009, 3:48 PM

       

      Start with more sugar (either as sugar or as flaked grain) in you mash and the wort will have a higher original gravity, but really for best results you want a lower initial ABV.
       
      If you look up what the pro's use you would find that their washes are all around the 7-10%ABV mark for high quality Whiskey/Scotch. So your wash is right in the ball park, run it and enjoy the fruits of your labours. <grin>
       
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      --- On Thu, 5/11/09, bbbob194713 <bbbob@y7mail. com> wrote:

      From: bbbob194713 <bbbob@y7mail. com>
      Subject: [new_distillers] Re: need a answer
      To: new_distillers@ yahoogroups. com
      Received: Thursday, 5 November, 2009, 11:04 PM

       

      How can i get the abv up on the wash i don't fully under stand how it works i think it started out on 5-7%abv which i don't think is very high thanks,,,bbbob

      --- In new_distillers@ yahoogroups. com, "gnikomson2000" <gnikomson2000@ ...> wrote:
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      > --- In new_distillers@ yahoogroups. com, "bbbob194713" <bbbob@> wrote:
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      > > I put in Masons cornflake wash with some stuff i had cleaned from a house i box raisin bran and i box rice crispis tomatoe past and mollasses and the rest of it but i put double yeast by mistake ,started with 1060sg i did not know how to get it up any higher so i left it, the first day it went mad sacond day 1030 and now 3rd day 1000 and it is still moving how long should it take, and how could i have got it any higher in sg i think it started about 7%abv total wash was 40lts 2 x 20lt thanks,,, bbbob
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      > If it's down to 1000 it's done. You better run it. Rack it off the lees first & use said lees to start your next mash.
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      > Slainte!
      > regards Harry
      >



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