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Fermenting Better Spirits

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?

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

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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AfterPay, it's not OK

AfterPay, it's not OK

Dear AfterPay, You have forced us to publicly call you out over your discriminatory and unethical practices.  Four months ago you banned us from offering AfterPay to our customers, saying that "distillery equipment" constitutes a restricted good under your service agreement....

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Water Distillation with the Alembic Pot Still

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

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

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

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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Distiller's Yeast Tips

Distiller's Yeast Tips

Our Turbo Yeast is a fantastic product that will produce neutral, smooth alcohol for use with our range of Spirit Essences. However, for those looking to ferment with genuine yeast strains when making Whiskey, Rum or Vodka, then it may be better...

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