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Different ways in which Still Shape Impacts Spirit Quality
Published : 07-04-2020 07:54:51 | Categories : Commercial Distilling , Distillation , Home Distilling
Are all stills created equal? Previous articles have already explored the different still types, but even within the one category of stills - Alembic Stills - not all stills are considered the same.
Choosing Suitable Fermentation Vessels
Published : 07-04-2020 06:40:30 | Categories : Commercial Distilling , Fermentation , Home Distilling
Whether you are a Commercial Distiller or a Home Distiller, you need to make a fermentation, and although it might seem obvious, you need a suitable container to ferment in. What is important or not?
Varnished Barrels - Can we use them for Spirits?
Published : 01-04-2020 10:37:54 | Categories : Home Distilling , Spirit Enhancement
Varnished Barrels are normally a decorative item. But what if you wanted to use it for spirits? Can or should you even consider this? The answer might seem obvious, but it's actually not that simple.
Can the use of Copper Stills cause Cancer?
Published : 28-03-2020 09:04:56 | Categories : Commercial Distilling , Distillation , Home Distilling , Miscellaneous
Recently an Article has been doing the rounds, calling into question the use of Copper in Stills. It has a lot of people asking questions, so here is our answer to them.
The Effect of Boiling Rate on Fractions during Distillation
Published : 27-03-2020 12:45:56 | Categories : Distillation , Home Distilling
Common questions among new Distillers is "How fast should I run my Still?" or "How soon will this be done?", not realising that the Rate of Boil and Flow Rate impacts the quality of the product.
I Bought a Small Barrel - Now What?
Published : 07-02-2020 10:37:50 | Categories : Home Distilling , Miscellaneous , Spirit Enhancement
Small (1.6lt and 9lt) barrels are quite popular among Home Distillers and Craft Distillers doing product development, but if not treated right, you could lose the product, and the barrel.
How do I Dilute my Spirits?
Published : 31-01-2020 16:28:58 | Categories : Commercial Distilling , Craft Spirits , Home Distilling , Spirit Enhancement
A question asked by both Home Distillers and Craft Distillers - How do I Dilute my Distillate down to Drinking Level? But interestingly enough, depending on who asks, the answer is different.