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How To Distill Ethanol With a Moonshine Still

How To Distill Ethanol With a Moonshine Still

Posted by Mary on Apr 10th 2018

Producing your own ethanol for fuel is a big step towards becoming self-sufficient. Ethanol can be used in many vehicles with gas engines, such as tractors, tillers, and more, although some modifica … read more
How To Do An Iodine Test When Fermenting

How To Do An Iodine Test When Fermenting

Posted by Mary on Apr 4th 2018

If you’re doing a cooker grain wash and trying to figure out if all of your starches have been converted, there’s an easy way to find out. It’s called the iodine test, and all you need is some iodi … read more
How To Choose the Right Distillation Method

How To Choose the Right Distillation Method

Posted by Mary on Jan 17th 2018

Deciding which distillation method to use depends on what product you want to distill. Additionally, different moonshine stills are best suited for different types of distillation. Here’s a quick g … read more
How To Do a Stripping Run With Your Moonshine Still

How To Do a Stripping Run With Your Moonshine Still

Posted by Mary on Jan 10th 2018

You may already know that the XXX you see on those old-fashioned jugs of moonshine, each X stands for another run through the pot still. The first run is what’s called a “stripping run” because its … read more
Best Liquid To Use in Thumper

Best Liquid To Use in Thumper

Posted by Mary on Dec 20th 2017

Making moonshine with a thumper instead of a pot still is great because thumpers essentially perform two distillations in one—without stripping the flavor the way reflux distillation does. Dependin … read more