Re: What does methanol smell like?
- if you are brewing just sugar washes you will get no methanol. you
will get some ethyl acetate at the start though which smells bad (to
when people say they smell meths i just presume they mean a smell
like methylated spirits/nail varnish/turps/white spirit. a sharp
nasty smell as oppossed to the wet cardboard smell
--- In new_distillers@y..., "Snowblind Moose" <tonkay1@y...> wrote:
> As Peter_vcb said - the heads I get smell just like the drinkable
> stuff. I'm not sure what the other folks mean when they say they
> smell the methanol, unless the concentrations I'm getting are so
> in actual methanol content that it's undetectable.
> The oposite is true for the "tails" - there is a DEFINITE
> cardboard" smell and an "off" taste.
> --- In new_distillers@y..., Still Man <potstillman@y...> wrote:
> > Hi, thanks for the reply, but why then do I read posts from
> saying that they can smell methanol in their output?
> > peter_vcb <viciousblackout@y...> wrote:smells like drinkable
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