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Hi from WA this is me.

Postby Grey Elf » Thu Oct 15, 2020 11:16 am

This is where I am at with distilling.
I am reading what I can and learning as I go and improving my craft. I am currently studying bourbon techniques which include 1) all grain, 2)mixing sugars grain and 3)essence and aging all on oak. I am getting feedback and comparing the results.
My experience is a bit driven because I am a beer judge and work in a home brew store. I have been brewing all grain beers and making mead for many years now and have won a few medals. I have been distilling for a couple of years now. I suffer from too many projects and experimentation.
Anyway enough about me...time to start reading. Hi to you all.
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Re: Hi from WA this is me.

Postby bluc » Thu Oct 15, 2020 2:30 pm

Welcome you have a solid background for burbon with your all grain experience. Corn is a pita and I am loving new found angel yeast check out the "mash not required" thread for more details. MAkes things super simple. :handgestures-thumbupleft:
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Re: Hi from WA this is me.

Postby Wellsy » Thu Oct 15, 2020 3:23 pm

Welcome grey elf
Always good to see another newbie but it sounds like you are definitely not starting from scratch
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Re: Hi from WA this is me.

Postby Professor Green » Thu Oct 15, 2020 5:28 pm

Welcome to AD Grey Elf.

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Re: Hi from WA this is me.

Postby dans.brew » Thu Oct 15, 2020 7:35 pm

Welcome mate! :greetings-waveyellow:
Working in a homebrew shop should get you a bit of stuff cheaper :laughing-rolling:
Certainly have a look at 'mash not required' thread :handgestures-thumbupleft:
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Re: Hi from WA this is me.

Postby Grey Elf » Fri Oct 16, 2020 12:04 am

Which section is the "mash not required" thread?
Seen it under mashing...interesting.
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Re: Hi from WA this is me.

Postby Sam. » Fri Oct 16, 2020 9:24 am

Welcome mate

Here is the thread viewtopic.php?f=12&t=13005
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Re: Hi from WA this is me.

Postby Lowie » Fri Oct 16, 2020 12:36 pm

G'day mate, and welcome to the rabbit hole! Cupla things...
As Bluc said, your AG experience will be good for you, but don't get hung up on sterilising everything like you do with beer, in fact, I hardly sterilise my stilling FV's and tools - took me a while to get my head around that! Working in a HBS and armed with your new knowledge will make you a valuable asset as I'm yet to meet anyone in a HBS that knows anything about stilin apart from flogging T500's (which you won't want to do when you start reading about bubblers), Turbo washes and bottles of essence! Cheers. :handgestures-thumbupleft:
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Re: Hi from WA this is me.

Postby M8Harry » Mon Oct 19, 2020 4:48 pm

Welcome to the forum :greetings-waveyellow:
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Re: Hi from WA this is me.

Postby woodduck » Mon Oct 19, 2020 6:54 pm

Welcome mate,

Enjoy the forum :handgestures-thumbupleft:
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