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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
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
How To Make Moonshine: Your First Sugar Wash

How To Make Moonshine: Your First Sugar Wash

Posted by Mary on Dec 14th 2017

Rick recommends that every new distiller’s first recipe should be a sugar wash because there’s low risk for error. Once you get a handle on the basics of reflux distillation, you can try other reci … read more