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  1. M

    Hello from Honduras!

    Hi from Honduras! Momma of 6 lover of all things done myself. I enjoy cheese making, all the ferments, and making our own various brews and adult beverages. Complete novice, but want to experiment and come up with some yummy treats!
  2. cmac62

    Anvil Foundry still tops

    I recently purchased a AF 10.5 and am interested in using it to distill. I know the t500 fits without any adjustments, but I was hoping to find a pot style. Also, the lid that it comes with has a hole for the recirculation hose. Can I use a stopper to close this when distilling. I have seen...
  3. Snickers

    Alternatives to distilling

    I recently read a thread regarding freeze distillation. It was a 2012 thread, old , yeah, but I couldn't help but find the thread very humorous. Not an attorney, but it reminded me of watching Senate hearings, they squabble over wording and definitions constantly. Anyway, the thread argued the...
  4. S

    Pico Still

    I'm selling a new, unopened, Pico Still. Comes with all accessories. $150 + Shipping or Best Offer Here's a link to the product: https://www.picobrew.com/Store/products/picostill.cshtml?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI9_3A_Nzq5QIVjJ-zCh1wVgjaEAAYASAAEgJMyvD_BwE
  5. B

    Wine kit gone wrong. Can I distill? Make brandy?

    Hey guys I started a wine kit a couple weeks ago unfortunately I found a film layer at the top. After sending a pic to the place that sold me the kit, they are giving me a new kit. Anyways before I pour it down the toilet, wondering if I could use it for anything? I have my own distiller. Is...
  6. T

    Ugandan Waragi Recipe

    Hey all, I´ve seen this video on youtube and it was pretty interesting, since Im a rookie at the distilling game I wanna know what you guys think... [link removed] If you could let me know about it that would be great. Cheers Guys.
  7. J

    4-Day Distillery Startup Workshop in Oregon (Oregon State U.)

    Hey all, Just wanted to let you know about an upcoming Craft Distillery Startup Workshop being led by my colleagues at Oregon State University in Corvallis. The workshop takes place June 18-21 and is led by OSU's distilling expert Paul Hughes. The program focuses on the actual distillation...
  8. A

    Sugarshine Mash

    Hey guys, I'm not too sure where to post this, but I could use a hand. To jump into things, this is what I started with: 4 gallons water 5lbs cane sugar 24oz molasses 1 packet fleischmann's yeast Started the fermentation on 5/9/18 with an original gravity of 1.060. There wasn't much activity...
  9. DrunkenWeasel

    Distillation equipment

    I use a 240/5500 Blichman BrewEasy setup with the 30gal pots for brewing. 2x Ferminators mounted in upright freezers for fermentation. I went through 3 separate brewery set-ups before settling on my current brewing setup, and wish I had made the appropriate investments early. Is there a way...
  10. S


    Hello, I'm new to brewing. I want to make a "vodka", it isnt more than 17%. That's what I am allowed to make before it is illegal. But anyways, I see people distill their alcohol, is this a must? I've heard you can become blind otherways Thanks