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Re: Sugar wash speeding up

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  • jamesonbeam1
    Joey, Sounds like it should almost be done. Take your hydrometer and get an SG on it. if its 1.000 or less then let it clear and distill. JB. aka Waldo. ...
    Message 1 of 18 , May 17, 2011
      Joey,

      Sounds like it should almost be done. Take your hydrometer and get an
      SG on it. if its 1.000 or less then let it clear and distill.

      JB. aka Waldo.

      --- In new_distillers@yahoogroups.com, joeyalbertus@... wrote:
      >
      > This time around I went with Jim's Energy Miracle-Gro Wash Recipe
      (JEM)
      >
      > 3 packets Lalvin EC-118 yeast (recipe calls for two but you inspired
      me to throw
      > in some extra)
      > 12 lbs. inverted white can sugar
      > 2 tablespoons 24-8-16 water soluble Miracle-gro plant food
      > 1 can Rock Star Roasted Vanilla
      >
      > added all ingredients to a five gallon carboy and topped off with
      water. I
      > rehydrated the 3 packets with about a pint of warm water and a splash
      of the
      > wash for the recomended time on the packet and pitched. I aerated
      with a stone
      > for about thirty minutes with filtered air and put on the airlock.Â
      It's been
      > sitting in a garbage can with water about 3/4 the way up the carboy
      and a fish
      > tank heater set to 78 degrees for about ten or eleven days now and is
      bubbling
      > this morning about every 5 seconds. Thoughts?
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > ________________________________
      > From: Harry gnikomson2000@...
      > To: new_distillers@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Sat, May 14, 2011 2:34:47 PM
      > Subject: [new_distillers] Re: Sugar wash speeding up
      >
      > Â
      >
      >
      > --- In new_distillers@yahoogroups.com, Joe joeyalbertus@ wrote:
      > >
      > > Okay, took your advice and have whipped up my second batch.
      >
      > Please post your exact procedure for "whipped up". ingredients,
      quantities,
      > temps (including ambient), yeast type, rehydration method (if used).
      Then we can
      > get a clearer picture.
      >
      > Slainte!
      > regards Harry
      >
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