Chapter Page Number

1 Introduction 1

2 Pure Corn Whiskey 3

Beer and Wine 3

Distillation - what is it? 3

Simple Distillation 4

Fractional Distillation 5

Whiskey, Brandy, Rum, etc 5

Pure Corn whiskey 5

3 The question of Legality 7

4 The History of Corn Whiskey 11

5 Equipment 21

The Mashing Vessel 22

The Fermenters 22

Ancillary Equipment 22

Transfer Hoses 23

Immersion chiller 24

Beer Stripper (Optional) 26

Spirit Still 32

6 Ingredients 47

Corn 47

Water 49

Yeast 50

Calcium sulphate (CaSO4) 51

Gluco-amylase 52

95% Sulphuric Acid (H2SO4) 52

Calcium Carbonate (CaCO3) 53

7 Mashing 55

Principles 55

Mash Water 55

Measuring pH 56

Adjusting pH 56

Temperature 56

Iodine Starch Test 57

Procedure 58

Equipment 58

Ingredients 58

Method 58

8 Fermentation 61

Principles 61

Grain Mash Fermentation 61

Making Your Own Wine

Making Your Own Wine

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