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Still Spirits 4L Air Still with Companion Pack + 3 YEAR WARRANTY

6 reviews
Original price $489 - Original price $627
Original price
$489 - $627
Current price $489
Which warranty would you like?: FREE 3 Year Warranty
Add the Infusion Basket?: No thanks

The 4L Air Still is the fast and simple way to make your favourite spirits and liqueurs at a fraction of the cost

We have combined our highly popular Air Still with the 10L Companion Pack, and Fermentation Kit into one complete kit, making it even easier for those new to distilling to get into the hobby quickly and easily. 

This compact and sleek stainless steel Air Still is designed for alcohol, water and oil distillate. The Air Still is extremely easy to use, requires no water and is powered by electricity making it great to use in your kitchen, boat, or campervan. Perfect for distilling small quantities at one time.

Why not add the infusion basket? The latest product in the Air Still range, use this stainless steel basket to infuse vodka and gin with botanicals, lemon or orange peel, cinnamon sticks, chili or anything else you'd like to whack in. Simply clip it into the side of the Air Still lid and get creative!

Suitable for new distillers, no experience required! This kit includes:

  • 4L Air Still
  • Attractive 10L bench top Fermenter with Tap and Carbon Cartridge lid system to neutralise odours
  • Graduated Collector for collecting from the Air Still
  • Carbon Cartridge Filter System with Carbon Cartridge Holder and Filter Container
  • Ceramic Boil Enhancers
  • Distilling Conditioner
  • Air Still Fermentation Kit (Turbo Yeast & Nutrients,Turbo Carbon, Turbo Clear for making a 10L wash producing 2L of 40% alcohol)
  • Instructions

How do I distil essential oils?

Previously there has been a mention on the boxes and front of the instruction manuals of the Air Still stating that this unit should be used for distilling/extracting essential oils. This unit is not best used for distilling essential oils, this is best done using the Alembic Pot Still setup. However, it is possible to be done with the Air Still. This differs depending on the material you use. But a good guide is as follows: 

Rosemary - Use 300 g of rosemary leaves and 3.65 L of water (don't fill over the max amount). Turn the Air Still on, collect the distillate (preferable in fractions). We recommend collecting no more than 80% (3 L) otherwise it will boil dry and cook the rosemary.

You will collect 3 L of hydrosol (water/flavour) and a small amount of oil on top - the essential oils. Use a pipette to collect the essential oil. If you're going to make alcohol from this afterwards, boil 2-3 lots of water through it first otherwise your alcohol will smell like rosemary.

How do I distil water?

Before use, clean the inside of the still and fill it with clean water to the 4L line which is marked on the inside. Make sure that no water is spilt on the outside of the body and ensure that both electrical sockets are clean and dry.

  1. Fit the top cover of the still in place and plug the fan lead into the socket in the still body.
  2. Place a 4L collection jug under the outlet nozzle.
  3. Press the reset button on the base of the still.
  4. Connect the main power cord between the still and the mains power socket.
  5. Turn on the mains power socket switch.
  6. You will hear the fan in the top cover of the still start.
  7. It will take about 1½ hours for the water to heat up.
  8. Once distillation starts, water will begin to drip into the collection bottle.
  9. The still will take about 10 hours to distil off the 4 litres (1 US gallon) .
  10. The power supply reset switches off automatically when the distillation is completed.
  11. You will need to press the reset button on the base of the still before you next use it. After distillation the water needs to be polished. We recommend filtering the distilled water through a Still Spirits Air Still Carbon Filter.

Using the Infusion Basket

The Still Spirits Air Still has a hole under the lid where the vapour enters and condensers in the cooling coil before coming out as liquid alcohol. If botanicals get stuck within the cooling coil, this may cause unwanted pressure build up inside the unit.

To prevent this, when using the Air Still Infusion Basket, we suggest to:

  • Use a muslin cloth, hop bag or tea bag if using small plant materials such as dried herbs and spices.
  • Use plant materials that are larger than the hole under the lid (greater than 1cm).
  • Do not turn the top of the Air Still upside down when inserting the basket to ensure no plant material falls into the hole.
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Dave D.
Australia Australia

Really impressed with overall look and ease of use of this still.

Keith S.
Australia Australia
Air still

Very easy to deal with and quicker than expected delivery

Don H.
Australia Australia
Excellent starter kit.

I purchased my Air Still around 12 months ago and have made over 10 batches. I was a complete newcomer to this however there are excellent videos on YouTube that hold your hand all the way from making the wash, to a drinkable product. The quality of the end product is often far better than what one can purchase as a mass produced spirit. I've made bourbon, vodka, gin, scotch (single malt), Galliano and a Mango Schnapps. Today I will be making a Drambuie and a Banana Schnapps. If you want to get keen, you can purchase bottles from the 2 dollar shop and print off your own labels to give your product a more cottage industry look. This kit is compact and easy to store making it ideal for persons living in high density living areas or the bloke that doesn't drink faster than this kit can produce. This site can deliver all the items you need to get started. I'm a massive fan.

Iain M.
5 litre Air Still

Thanks Guys, great machine and great service, I'll be sure to order again.

Matthew T.
Happy Customer

Straight forward, easy to use and great quality for money.

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