Fill Up The concept that succeeded

Today most liqueur extracts are sold as Fill Up bottles. The bottles simply contain the correct amount of extract. One just fills the bottle with spirit and the liqueur is ready. This method is simple for the customer and ensures success. I consider PRESTIGE Fill Up the best on the market. Fill Up extracts are the latest method for mixing your own liqueurs. One buys a bottle of extract, the amount of extract varies from type to type. One only needs to fill up the bottle with 40 spirit and the...

How much sugar is required

Bakers yeast only manages to ferment up to 13 alcohol. 17 grammes of sugar gives 1 alcohol in 1 litre of mash. More sugar cannot be fermented out, so it is unnecessary to add more. 221 grammes per litre of mash is used 13 x 17 grammes . With no scales sugar can be measured with a litre measure. 1.15 liters of granulated sugar weighs 1 kg. With no scales sugar can be measured with a litre measure. 1.15 liters of granulated sugar weighs 1 kg. Special yeasts are available Gold yeast 8 kg Turbo,...

Distillation column filling

A good column filling should be 5-8 mm in size, have a large surface area and be smooth glazed, polished or glass in order to impart a fast and even runback. Glass spheres marbles and the like are generally too large to give a good fractionation in the column. One can say that a column filling should be one tenth of the diameter of the column, but this is not absolutely correct. For example, with 5 mm glass spheres in a 50 mm wide column the vapour resistance will be too high. If the spheres...

Quality in general on instruments

Measuring instruments sold in department stores and home brew shops are usually made in the far east, have lower quality and are cheaper. Thermometers can be made calibrated during production or after you purchase them. After purchase, if used or not, the thermometer's calibration may be off by 5-15 degrees. The reason is poor cheap material and workmanship in those thermometers. Hydrometers and alcohol meters break very easy as they have to thin glass walls in some sections It is already...

Home Distillation Handbook

How to distil quality alcohol at home inexpensive and safely Internet publishing Bokforlaget Exakt, Malmoe Photo setting Bokforlaget Exakt, Malmoe Set with Times och Franklin Gotic Drawings Tord Haegg, Malmoe Layout Bokforlaget Exakt, Malmoe Printed by Bokforlaget Exakt in Malmoe 1999 202 13 Malmoe, Sweden ISBN 91-970694-5-0 Please note that it is illegal to put to practical use the contents of this book in certain countries. However home distillation is a good talking point, and acquiring such...

Clearing Agents Finings

When the mash has fully fermented it must clear. The mash will clear of itself if it is cooled down, it is just a question of waiting. To speed this process up a clearing agent is used, of the same type as is used for wine. The mash is transferred to another fermentation vessel, leaving the yeast deposit. A clearing agent is added. Clearing is very rapid taking from 4 to 24 hours. Clearing can be speeded by cooling, placing the mash in a cool or cold location. Mash that has been fermented using...