Yeah, I’ve been up for a while myself
I have yet to find a beer that I like the taste of. They all taste the same to me…bitter, or really bitter.
Love me some dark dark beer! Yep. Now days there is a ton of designer beers to choose from.
Tell you what, I’ll do the research for you. I’ll find a beer that your going to love!
It’ll probably take me a while. You know, testing and all takes time…
I think that I will stick with my shine, bourbon and tequila
The wife and I have been talking about getting a still. Thinking maybe 10 - 20 gal. Got any ideas on where to look for one?
You can find a decent cheap one on eBay. That is where I got both of mine a 3 and 5 gal.
But the better ones cost a little more.
I’m pretty handy. I might just get the stuff and put my own together.
Tru that. I would have done the same, but the price I paid for the stills was a bargan
3 gallon still with cooling coil = $50
5 gallon still with cooling coil and thumper keg = $80
Are they copper lined stainless steel?
If you do that, be careful. I have seen many a still blow because, they were improperly made. It can get ugly, real quick, with the bigger ones. I used to run a 1,000 and a 1,500 gallon pot still up in the hills until, I had too many close calls. I run a 26 gallon and 7 gallon now and can keep up with all I need anymore. You want stainless steel copper is a biotch to clean, just my opinion. I have ran both.
The coil in the worm is copper everything else is kitchen grade aluminum. Thats the price I paid for going with cheaper made chinese pot stills @repins12 uses better made stills and paid for that. I am a cheap guy. I can squeeze a nickle so hard Two pennies pop out. And with that I am off to bed. Peace and Kitchen Grease.
Sleep well my friend
I have not had a giraffes lips on me in a while… I swore never again after the last time.
Gave the plants a little PT this morning
I hope that all is well with you and yours. Y’all be safe and Stay HIGH
15 gallon keg makes a nice boiler, just got to make sure it’s stainless. There is aluminum beer kegs out there that will not work for the application. I also purchased my keg, I do not condone or condemn acquiring one through deposit, but I know in certain circles that is frowned upon. After that it’s just finding a way to attach the column and figuring out what design you want to go with. Then it’s just soldering copper and bending tubing. I would never purchase one just because there could possibly be a paper trail and Distilling is still federally illegal.
Where I am from beer is strictly thirst quencher, drank ice cold on a hot day after A Hard Day’s Work, and allows you to continue on with a hard evenings work. When the work is done then we switch to Bourbon
I think you’re right about luck. Since I have been on forum I’ve seen people who have been able to not worry about ph and not have problems. Then others who will get nutrient lockout if ph goes to low, myself included.