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The Distiller; Adapted to the Use of Farmers and Distillers (Paperback) Loot Price: R278
Discovery Miles 2 780
The Distiller; Adapted to the Use of Farmers and Distillers (Paperback): Harrison Hall

The Distiller; Adapted to the Use of Farmers and Distillers (Paperback)

Harrison Hall

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Loot Price R278 Discovery Miles 2 780

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1818 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XVI. Of Grinding. AS the grinding of the grain is the business of the miller, it is too frequently left to his discretion to judge of the coarseness or fineness which may be most proper. This however is a matter of which the distiller is the only proper judge, and is sufficiendy important to require his particular attention. On this subject as on many others, distillers differ very much, some requiring rye to be ground very coarse, others very fine, while others go so far as to say it should only be ground upon country stones and very slowly --As to this I cannot judge; it is true, that rye is sometimes so ground as to render it dead or inert and difficult to ferment, but this rarely happens with a tolerably good miller. With respect to the degree of fineness there is a medium, which may be best discovered by the observation and experience of the distiller himself. It should neither be so fine as is requisite for boulting, nor so coarse as is generally chopt for horse feed. In the latter case it is subject to a considerable loss, inas much as it resists the impression of the hot water in scalding. It will not form a proper union with the water, consequendy cannot be made to ferment perfectly, it however imbibes a sufficient quantity of moisture to make it turn sour; the acidity is communicated to the whole cask, and it tends rapidly to an acetous instead of a vinous product. When ground very fine it is also subject to disadvantages, though not so great as above mentioned. The greatest danger arises from overscalding, which renders it clammy, and apt to adhere to the sides and bottom of the still. A medium therefore is to be observed, which will be best ascertained by experiment. Indian corn, from the flintiness of its...

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Imprint: Theclassics.Us
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: Harrison Hall
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 52
ISBN-13: 978-1-230-46023-9
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-230-46023-3
Barcode: 9781230460239

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