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Re: [new_distillers] unclear wash

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  • janpam ooms
    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
    Message 1 of 3 , Aug 7, 2001
      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.
      Regards Jan


      >From: "Phillipa" <pjndave@...>
      >Reply-To: new_distillers@yahoogroups.com
      >To: <new_distillers@yahoogroups.com>
      >Subject: [new_distillers] unclear wash
      >Date: Tue, 7 Aug 2001 21:04:00 +1000
      >
      >Greetings all,
      >
      >In the last few days the following comment was made in relation to a
      >question.
      > 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?
      >
      >Cheers
      >Phillipa
      >
      >


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