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The Science of Whiskey Barrels
There has been a recent trend in the small, independently brewed liquor makers’ community. While men and women all over the world have entrusted their palates to fine liquor makers from establishe...
What is a Conical Column Whiskey Still and Why is it a Premium Design?
One of the most unique and efficient copper still designs is the “Kentucky” premium design - an 8 gallon moonshine still with a conical column that increases the “reflux” that occurs during your di...
How Much Alcohol Will My Whiskey Still Make?
Although every copper moonshine still is different, many distillers start with a basic question like “how much moonshine will my still produce?” or “how much will I get out of my 5 gallon whiskey s...
Basic Moonshine Mash Recipe
“Moonshine” is distilled from the fermented sugar of a malt grains like oats, cornmeal, or wheat. A strong alcohol, the recipe for moonshine is very basic, which is why it has been popular througho...
Distilling and Temperature Control
Temperature control is important when distilling. Don't lie down on the job. Distilling alcohol at home is an exciting process that requires skill and diligence. If you want to be great at it, be a...
What is a Bain-Marie Still?
There are several designs of high quality stills used since ancient times. Depending on your needs and your final product, a Bain-Marie still - also called a “double boiler” or a “water bath” - mig...
Why the Best Whiskey Stills are Copper
There are many high-quality whiskey stills for sale online - some already built and some delivered in assembly kits for you to put together yourself. For many reasons, the best stills are copper, w...