Mar 13, 2019 by Jim L.

Q: Can you put copper mash in side the 3" column to make it more efficient? I see this done in column pot stills.

A: In theory it should work. We have never tried it, therefore we can't recommend it. The best thing to do is use a dedicated reflex still.

Feb 15, 2019 by Dave C

Q: About how much water is normally used to mash in the grain? The PDF instructions are kinda vague on that.

A: Typically, around .35 gallons of strike per pound of grain or adjunct.

Dec 19, 2018 by levi hume

Q: How long does it take to get a gallon of whiskey?

A: To get a whole gallon from a 5 gallon ferment would be hard, as the wort would have to be of very high gravity (1.090 or higher). More realistically, figure on getting 3 quarts from a typical whiskey mash with a starting gravity of at least 1.065. As far as time, the mash ferments for about two weeks before being run, so figure 2-3 weeks to get 3 quarts of raw white whiskey.

Dec 06, 2018 by Jason

Q: Is the thermometer included?

A: It comes with a digital thermometer for the distilling head.

Jun 08, 2018 by Mark

Q: What is the diameter of the lid? How is the column connected to the lid? Is the column removable? Thanks!

A: 12.5" overall diameter. The lid has a 47mm hole in the center, and the column is connected with a large brass nut which screws on underneath. A silicone gasket seals the connection.

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