Re: [new_distillers] unclear wash
- try putting the mash in the freezer or the fridge- that tends to knock down
any stubborn yeast that won't settle out- a week should do it. Jack
- Hi Phillipa,
Yes,it is better to clear the wash before distilling as you get a better end
result.I personally always distill twice and then it is not so important to
start with a clear wash,try it and the end result will speak for itself.
>From: "Phillipa" <pjndave@...>_________________________________________________________________
>Subject: [new_distillers] unclear wash
>Date: Tue, 7 Aug 2001 21:04:00 +1000
>In the last few days the following comment was made in relation to a
> Q: Is it important to clear the wash before running it thru the still.
>A: So as not to be boiling yeast while you are stilling off and getting bad
>smells it is adviseable to allow your wash to clear, don't be in a hurry.
>I have been using turbo yeast with 9 kg dextrose fermented at 18-20 deg C
>and after a fortnight in the fermenter there is no sign of clearing so I
>have been running the wash though my 5l still. Should I wait longer for it
>to clear, use finings or not worry and just run the wash through the still?
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