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  • Christmas Shipping Deadlines
    November 13, 2018 Distillery King

    Christmas Shipping Deadlines

    Freight Deadlines To be sure you receive your orders in time for Christmas/New Year, please ensure you order before; WA/NT/TAS: Monday 10 December 2018 SA/VIC: Friday 14 December 2018 NSW/ACT: Monday 17 December 2018 QLD: Tuesday 18 December 2018 REMEMBER: In the lead up to...

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  • Making Whiskey with the Grainfather
    November 1, 2018 Distillery King

    Making Whiskey with the Grainfather

    Your Grainfather is a wonderful all grain brewing system designed to create craft beer which we know you all love. But as much as we are all hops heads, who doesn't enjoy a seriously good whiskey made from malt? We...

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  • Fermenting Better Spirits
    July 31, 2018 Distillery King

    Fermenting Better Spirits

    Fine tune your techniques so that you're producing the very finest spirit Sterilisation Every single thing used in the fermentation process must be cleaned and sterilised before and after every use. We cannot stress enough how important sterilisation is. After...

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  • Is it illegal to distil alcohol in Australia?
    June 26, 2018 Distillery King

    Is it illegal to distil alcohol in Australia?

    NO! It is NOT illegal to distil alcohol in Australia. Distilling is like driving, it's perfect legal so long as you have a license.  People presume the license has to do with safety, that the government wants to make sure...

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  • Making Spirits - Your Questions Answered
    May 26, 2018 Distillery King

    Making Spirits - Your Questions Answered

    Is spirit making natural? Yes. People have been making spirits for hundreds of years, and distilled alcoholic beverages first appeared in Europe in the 12th Century. The Still Spirits process involves the controlled manufacture of alcohol from a known mix...

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  • Water Distillation with the Alembic Pot Still
    November 20, 2017 Distillery King

    Water Distillation with the Alembic Pot Still

    WATER DISTILLATION As well as all manner of alcoholic beverages, the Alembic Pot Still system can be used for distilling water, and for essential oil extraction. PREPARATION Attach the copper condenser arm to the copper dome by removing the nut...

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  • Grainfather Conical Fermenter FAQs
    November 9, 2017 Distillery King

    Grainfather Conical Fermenter FAQs

    CONICAL FERMENTER FAQ Q: Can I do smaller batches than 30 L (8 US Gal) and still expect efficient heating/cooling?A. When heating the contents of the fermenter, this will work with any amount of liquid as it heats from the...

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  • Alembic Pot Still Alcohol Distilling Instructions
    November 8, 2017 Distillery King

    Alembic Pot Still Alcohol Distilling Instructions

    IMPORTANT POINTS TO NOTE BEFORE GETTING STARTED The Copper Dome and Alembic Condenser can also be attached to the Grainfather all grain brewing system. Where “boiler” is mentioned this could be the Grainfather or the T500 Boiler or other boiler...

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  • Making Essential Oils with the Alembic Pot Still
    November 5, 2017 Distillery King

    Making Essential Oils with the Alembic Pot Still

    The Alembic Pot Still is the perfect set up to distil essential oils. ESSENTIAL OILS DISTILLATION Attach the copper condenser arm to the copper dome by removing the nut and O-ring from the base of the condenser. Sit the condenser...

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