Possibly, one of the best books on the subject, the Home Distillation Handbook by Mr. Ola Norrman describes how to make alcoholic spirits at home, taking you from the basics of fermentation through the process of reflux distillation. This is an excellent book for the beginner, taking you through the basics of exactly how distillation works, giving you a better understanding of the entire process.
The Home Distillation Handbook includes information on the following:
Paperback. 110 pages.
NOTE: This process is illegal in North America without a Distilled Spirits Permit, however, the construction of a distillation apparatus following the directions in the book is not, and the information can be read in all democratic countries. The information given in the book is not intended to encourage the manufacture of alcohol.