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Re: Blue distillate

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  • roy.g@ihug.co.nz
    Hi Chris Go to the Distillers group and search for these previous posts on the subject 1314, 1315, 1316 and 1317 Regards Roy ... ran ... except ... (and
    Message 1 of 2 , Feb 27, 2001
      Hi Chris

      Go to the Distillers group and search for these previous posts on the
      subject 1314, 1315, 1316 and 1317


      Regards
      Roy
      --- 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
      ran
      > 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)
      except
      > 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
      (and
      > women) out there who know more than me.
      >
      > - chris
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