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Each bottle of spirits or wine sold in South Africa should have an "A-number" or a "B-number" printed on it
It is quite often required to lower the ginning head when using multiple plate columns. On 6 inch and 8 inch columns with, for example 8 plates, even some ladders are too short to quickly refill the ginning head.
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Greg from the Zululand Distilling Company contacted us with a question relating to the different readings obtained when using a refractometer and when using a floating hydrometer in the same liquid. These readings can be quite far apart and we should be aware of that and the reasons behind it.
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Recently I came across an interesting metaphor attributed to a Master Distiller: “Barrels are like naughty children. None of them behave as you’d like them to and although you love them all, there will always be a few which will be your favourites.”
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The definition of Spirit Tourism (in this case) refers to the visit of Spirit-related attractions which can be museums, distilleries or spirit events.