• tommyb posted a new activity comment 1 year, 7 months ago

    In reply to: tommyb joined the group Mash Recipes View

    My first mash is gonna be similar to Makers Mark…. its fermenting now. The grain bill is 61 per cent corn, 22 per cent red malted wheat, 14 per cent malted irish distillers barley and 3 per cent flaked oats, oh and 1 lb of the malted barley is smoked cherrywood barley…any thoughts? 18 gal water 22lbs corn 8 lbs red malted wheat , 4 lbs mal…[Read more]

    • My first mash is gonna be similar to Makers Mark…. its fermenting now. The grain bill is 61 per cent corn, 22 per cent red malted wheat, 14 per cent malted irish distillers barley and 3 per cent flaked oats, oh and 1 lb of the malted barley is smoked cherrywood barley…any thoughts? 18 gal water 22lbs corn 8 lbs red malted wheat , 4 lbs mal…[Read more]

  • tommyb posted a new activity comment 1 year, 7 months ago

    In reply to: tommyb joined the group Beginner Distillers View

    I have a 100l Alembic pot Still and have run only 2 batches using beer in my still. Now I am making my first batch from scratch….made a whetted bourbon mash similar to Makers Mark. Problem is that in my mash tun I let it work overnite and the temp this morn was 102 in the mash tun and a cap of grain had formed on top and it was kinda dry. I p…[Read more]

    • I have a 100l Alembic pot Still and have run only 2 batches using beer in my still. Now I am making my first batch from scratch….made a whetted bourbon mash similar to Makers Mark. Problem is that in my mash tun I let it work overnite and the temp this morn was 102 in the mash tun and a cap of grain had formed on top and it was kinda dry. I p…[Read more]

    • Try to keeps your ferment temperature under 90 degrees F 65-80 is a safe range for me.

  • tommyb posted an update 1 year, 7 months ago

    the temps were as high as 103f after 15 hours , should have checked it in the night i guess. is that gonna ruin anything?

  • tommyb posted an update 1 year, 7 months ago

    Hi, Im new to distilling and have cooked a few batches on my alembic 100l still using beer that turned out nice but now i made my first mash and am worried that my temps in the mash tun ran too hat last night… still bubbling hard after i knocked down a hard crust on top any help out there would be appreciated.

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