We suggest to use a pot still to distill your rum.

Add warm water from time to time as it drains.

This final liquid is called the wash. You only want to put the wash into the still. Cover and ferment 5 days, stirring dairy. How do you trap the steamed off alcohol? Now add this to the carboy and shake well.

But for a standard pot still, 110 is about where the first run will end up.

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Cover with lid and use airlock. I would just say to make sure it doesn’t have pellets of minerals and stuff. Add water to make up 5 gallons.

Yes. I thought you might like this moonshine recipe to enable you to Make Whiskey at home. (Commercial distillers use malt.) Anyone have any good recipes for a raspberry brandy or apple both made using fresh fruits.

Thanks, Please note, comments must be approved before they are published. Most people use a screen strainer to strain off the wash. Although the law requires a rye whiskey recipe to have at least 51% rye most traditional rye whiskey recipes have more like 80% rye to give rye whiskey that spicy or fruity flavor to the whiskey.


Let temperature of sugar water come down to 80F then add one packet of 48 Hour Turbo Yeast. Sprinkle each piece with a pinch of raw sugar and a small sprig of thyme and a scant touch of lemon zest (optional). The richness of the middle part of the run will fade into what are called the tails. Siphon the "beer" into a 5 gallon copper still with a packed column. I normally use bread dry yeast in the packets. Keep it covered with cheese cloth to keep the bugs out. I would start by saying, it’s always a good idea to check ingredients of the products you’re using and that it would be possible that a certain type of sweet feed may have an ingredient you wouldn’t want to use. Remove pits and mash up the peaches in a 10 gallon stock pot then add 6 gallons of water. Add the corn (place in a nylon strainer bag or in a steel mesh basket). Only 4 ingredients makes it easy and fast. The chopped corn is used as chicken feed and hog feed. You can add more sugar to the mash you have if you’ve maintained temp so the yeast isn’t dead. Now all you have to do is wait. Therefore, the mash affects the final product in a huge way. Turn off heat source when you reach 165 °F and immediately stir in 8.5 pounds of Flaked Corn Maize. Why or why not Hi The premium brand called Gentlemen J is aged in the same way, with the same grain bill, but it is filtered through maple charcoal again after aging. I just recommend you get the kind that doesn’t have pellets in it. 10 cans (11.5 oz) Welches 100% frozen grape concentrate What type of still are you using.

I guess i dont undertand the ratio. We don't answer questions about recipes, procedures, etc.

Strain and distill. It will depend on the type of still you use and how well the mash run goes. Thank you for your time and THIS post/recipe! But it sure tasted good.

The corn and the sweet feed is in the mash. Thinly grate the yellow off ten lemons, juice the lemons, and add the juice and zest (gratings) to primary. Arthur, Arthur, When the mash gets through "working" or bubbling up and settles down, it is then ready to run.

Good luck, water to make 5 gallon

I am about to buy a reflux still, would the corn and sweet feed come through once it’s distilled? So instead of doubling the sugar, I'll just make to batches! While stirring the mixture slowly heat to 160 degrees (raise temperature 5 degrees every 2 minutes). When you say let it ferment, do you do open top or do you seal it and use a co2 air lock bubbler? (2)WATERMELON-PEACH MOONSHINE BRANDY for five gallons. Water

It’s always welcome here. Choosing a selection results in a full page refresh. 15 limes juiced And just use 1 Tablespoon of yeast. Shelled, whole corn is covered with warm water in a container with a hole in the bottom. Not really.

Add warm water from time to time as it drains. It may work fine because it sounds like it has all the right stuff.

For the 30 gallon recipe the amount of grains will fill a 5 gallon bucket. This will allow carbon dioxide to escape and it will keep critters and rodents out. Doing so will actually. According to federal rules, owning a still of any size is legal and does not require a permit. Make mush (or mash) with boiling water. Let cool to 80-85F then throw yeast. Stir in sugar and stir well to dissolve. This recipe will make 30 gallons of mash by total volume including the grains. Next add the dry malt like you did the cornmeal,slow and steady and then lift the carboy up and shake it again to get a good mix. (1) The Famous Mr. Leave the heavy sediment on the bottom so don’t siphon this out. In making “Mountain Dew” or “White Lightning'” the first step is to convert the starch of the grain into sugar. Most Clawhammer customers acquire fuel alcohol permits, which means they are not allowed to drink the alcohol they produce. This is called the wash, then you put it in the still. They are deep and thick. Yes, you can combine both materials. (6)WATERMELON-GRAPE MOONSHINE BRANDY 30 Lb watermelon 7-1/2 Lb fresh table red or green grapes water to 5 gallon juice and zest of 10 lemons 24 cups granulated sugar wine or distillers yeast Cut the rind off of melon, cut melon into one-inch cubes, remove loose seeds, and put melon and any free juice in primary (crock, plastic pail, etc.). Stir in sugar and stir well to dissolve. Mix until sugar is dissolved. Have you ever done a single malt recipe?

You will really enjoy the extremely smooth whiskey that comes from this mash. 1 lb Malted Corn First make some neutral spirit using a cane sugar wash or you can use vodka. Thanks. Turn off the oven and stir in the yeast until it is completely dissolved. I hope you have enjoyed this article and will find the recipe easy and fun to make! 6.5 + Gallon bucket w/lid and airlock, Extract juice from watermelons and peaches, saving pulp, Boil pulp in 5 qts of water for 1/2 hour, strain and combine with extracted juice, cool to luke warm, Add more water to equal 5 Gallons total and all other ingerdients minus the yeats to your fermenter, Cover well with cloth for 24 hours before adding yeast, Stir daily for 1 week, then strain off raisins, Replace cloth with tight fitting lid w/airlock and set aside for 4 weeks.

Add the yeast after it has cooled to the recommended temperature on the yeast label. Do you have to crack the corn and the sweet feed or just the corn?

2 Lbs.

good to hear. You can substitute corn meal for the grain (horse feed) but I don't recommend this for pot stills cuz you can't filter it well enough.

They'll also give you a hangover.

Put 2 cups of water in a pot on the stove and turn on the heat to bring up to a boil. One stripping run then a spirit run with a pot still.

I’ve had my mash going for about 4 days now, my inside temperature in barrel is at 68 degrees, never tried during winter months before but wish me luck!

Transfer to distiller and still as usual.


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It sounds like the right stuff. What are the different water types you’ve used and which water type was worst/best for you? water to make 5 gallons This has become popular with distilleries and makes a unique rum. Lastly, i also use the red star dady yeast and a bucket with a loose lid is it ok to leave it for week after it’s done bubbling? Add sugar and stir well to dissolve. If so, what would be the ratio and amount needed for a 20 gallon pot still? Keep in mind this recipe has large tolerances.

To alter the batch size just insert numbers from the chart into the instructions that follow.

In that theres no malted grain to convert the starches, and your'e only using the grains for flavor here… wouldn't you want to use 60lbs of sugar for a 30 gallon mash to get a decent ABV?

Thank you for your comment and question.

here is the link https://pin.it/7ya55kk72sr2sf. Extract the juice from watermelon and peaches, saving pulp.

That was number 1 with it, the keg was a old charred aging keg that has seen its day, the black charred particles inside had came off the sides and made there way through my piping, they eventually plugged off my pipe causing cap to blow off, I’m working on trying to break all particles off inside so on next run I won’t have this problem, I could order a new keg non charred inside but that is expensive, I may find a big jar and replace it with but the keg gave it that traditional look, i put pea gravel inside and have been rolling it around breaking off any loose charred particles and washing it out,I don’t plan on doing anything till weather breaks and warms up, gives me plenty of time to get ready!

Sep 19, 2019 - This is the simplest mash recipe I know for the smoothest moonshine. 1 bag Vstills Yeast Letting the temperature drop below threshold for yeast to thrive.

1 1/4 large watermelon 10 peaches 1 1/4 cup chopped golden raisins 15 limes (juice only) 25 cups sugar water to make 5 gallon 1 bag …

Strain juice into secondary (demijohn) and fit airlock.

Cracking the grains is a process to soften the grains to let the flaver out. Drill a hole in the end of the coconut and drain water into a container. Yes, you want to separate the grains from the mash. Have fun and mix it up to make your own signature peach moonshine recipe. Grate the yellow thinly off ten lemons, then juice the lemons and add the juice and zest (gratings) to primary.

In this article, I give you my top recipe to making the best mash along with easy to follow step-by-step instructions on how to make moonshine, along with some product recommendations. What’s your take on the best type of sugar to use?

Strain juice into secondary (demijohn) and fit airlock. Add oak chips or oak spirals to glass jars and let age for a couple months.

After sugar is completely dissolved turn the heat off and let the mixture cool to 80F then put in fermenter and add yeast. I think I’ll get your book. Yeast (10 bags per 50 gallons of mash) may be added to speed up the fermentation if you have it.

Not all sweet feeds are the same. One of the best distillers we sell is the duel purpose 8 gallon, it can be used for both pot or reflux distilling. 1 1/4 large watermelon I am going to write an article on how to build a “still”.

We have listed a couple ways to make simple peach moonshine recipes. Is there a down sized recipe. I would like to give it a try.