Re: Blue distillate
- Hi Chris
Go to the Distillers group and search for these previous posts on the
subject 1314, 1315, 1316 and 1317
--- In new_distillers@y..., cummingsc@h... wrote:
> Ok folks. I've got a wierd one for you. After running 4 batches
> completely successfully with 90+% and no off colors or flavors, I
> a batch yesterday. I collect my distillate in 1/2L batches and keep
> them separate until I'm sure they are not contaminated with fusels.
> At the end of the run, my last 1/2L looked slightly blue. I let it
> sit and by today it is definately a light shade of blue and what's
> more, all the rest of my distillate is too. The early distillate is
> very light while the later is darker. After letting it sit, there
> seems to be a sedimentary cloudiness collecting around the edge and
> bottom of the glasses. Can anyone tell me what might be up? I have
> done nothing to the still since my last batch (which was fine)
> to backflush it thoroughly with water.
> I'm not going to touch it until I know i haven't invented a new
> molecular form of cyanide. Thanks in advance to all the wise men
> women) out there who know more than me.
> - chris