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Types of Stills Series: Thumpers & Doublers

Types of Stills Series: Thumpers & Doublers

Posted by Mary on Jun 12th 2018

Another old hillbilly type of distilling method that has started to make a comeback in recent years is the use of a thumper with your moonshine still. Also known as a “thump keg,” the anatomy of a T … read more
Types of Stills Series: Alembic Distiller

Types of Stills Series: Alembic Distiller

Posted by Mary on May 22nd 2018

When most people think of a moonshine still, a copper Alembic distiller usually comes to mind. These can be small or large, and are often handmade from copper sheet but not always. Some people have … read more
Types of Stills Series: Stock Pot Still

Types of Stills Series: Stock Pot Still

Posted by Mary on May 1st 2018

Despite the name "moonshine still," this equipment can be used to distill many different substances, including essential oils and water. By definition, “moonshine” is any type of alcohol that is pro … read more
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