Re: Alcohol content
- Hi, thanks for that, think your right on the Stuck ferment, it did stop fermenting, quicker than i thought it should.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "tgfoitwoods" <zymurgybob@...> wrote:
> Sorry to chime on so late, but the most obvious possibility is that your
> wash had a very low alcohol percentage. That's usually due to either a
> low percentage of fermentable sugars in the original wash, or a
> fermentation that has stopped before all the sugars have been fermented,
> a "stuck ferment".
> A couple of common causes of stuck ferments are lack of sufficient yeast
> nutrients, and extremely high or low fermentation temperatures.
> What instrument did you use to measure that 30% ABV?
> Zymurgy Bob, a simple potstiller Making Fine Spirits
> --- In email@example.com, "ivnatt77" <ivnatt77@> wrote:
> > Just distilled a new batch of spirit, did an alcohol reading and it
> read 30%....why is the reaing so low.