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  • Matt
    ... hmm yes this does sound fishy. I thought it was accepted that 17g of sugar can only yield 1% EtOH (abv) in 1 liter of mash. Maybe not 80% alcohol but
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      On Mon, Jul 16, 2001 at 03:20:25AM +1000, janpam ooms wrote:
      > Hi Glenn,
      > I did not believe it at first but i have fermented two more batches with the
      > same results and my neighbour has tried it as well and he had the same end
      > result.I strip the the wash of all the alcohol on the first run and finished
      > up with a bit more than 7 1/2 litres.With the second distillation i got 7
      > litres.As i said before my neighbour tried it too and those quantities are
      > correct.No bull.This alcotec 8 yeast is unbelievable.If you live in Brisbane
      > I can prove it to you.
      > Regards Jan.
      >
      > >
      > >Jan .....i just cant see how you get 7 litres of 80% ethanol,from 8 kgs of
      > >sugar is possible?????
      > >

      hmm yes this does sound fishy. I thought it was accepted that 17g of
      sugar can only yield 1% EtOH (abv) in 1 liter of mash. Maybe not 80%
      alcohol but 80... proof? This sounds more reasonable.

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