Most of us have not been taught aroma descriptors, or aroma names, while we were kids, but all of us have been taught colours, and we easily agree on what is green, red or blue. The same is not (yet) true for aromas.

Balling, Brix, Plato and SG conversion

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Generally, °Balling, °Brix, °and Plato scales are used as a measure for the amount of sucrose (measured by weight) dissolved in water (measured by weight or volume in the metric system).

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The world's best selling spirits

How to seal a leaking riveted copper pot

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A riveted copper pot is beautiful to look at and will give you many years of enjoyable distilling hours. However, as copper contracts and expands quite a lot with temperature changes it sometimes (but seldom) may cause leaking around seams and copper riveted joins that have not been soldered.

How to estimate a still's production capacity

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The production capacity of a pot still is normally specified in Liter AA (absolute alcohol) per batch.

Does alcahol make you fat?

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Does alcahol make you fat?