First TPW spirit run Succesful!

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First TPW spirit run Succesful!

Postby joel0395 » Mon Jan 27, 2020 9:00 pm

Big day in the shed, i ran 150L of tpw through a strip run Fri & Sat, i was left with 30l @ 50% watered down to 40% and 35L. Started the still at 7am, just finished at 9pm. Collected 47 jars 300ml each, all around 93% she ran perfect all day with no dramas at all. I will attempt to do my cuts tomorrow night, i think jars 1-18 heads, then 19-44/45 hearts. Happy Australia day yall!
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Re: First TPW spirit run Succesful!

Postby wynnum1 » Mon Jan 27, 2020 9:05 pm

Start earlier if possible nice and cool and quite at dawn or even earlier.
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Re: First TPW spirit run Succesful!

Postby Tesla101 » Tue Jan 28, 2020 6:01 am

Wow, massive effort joel. Well done!

Interested to hear how the cuts go...
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Re: First TPW spirit run Succesful!

Postby joel0395 » Tue Jan 28, 2020 8:09 am

wynnum1 wrote:Start earlier if possible nice and cool and quite at dawn or even earlier.


I did have early plans, but slept through them hahaha
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Re: First TPW spirit run Succesful!

Postby woodduck » Tue Jan 28, 2020 10:21 am

Good job mate. Glad to hear it all went well.

Big day but worth it I bet :handgestures-thumbupleft:
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Re: First TPW spirit run Succesful!

Postby db1979 » Tue Jan 28, 2020 6:27 pm

Well done! That's the reason many opt for bigger stills :handgestures-thumbupleft:
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Re: First TPW spirit run Succesful!

Postby joel0395 » Tue Jan 28, 2020 7:35 pm

Tesla101 wrote:Wow, massive effort joel. Well done!

Interested to hear how the cuts go...


Thanks mate, i believe I've done okay, 1-15 throw away heads. 16-46 hearts. 9 litres, and she is sitting at 93.5 this afternoon after airing
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Re: First TPW spirit run Succesful!

Postby Tesla101 » Tue Jan 28, 2020 7:46 pm

Cheezus, about 21L @ 40%. Should last you a while :obscene-drinkingchug:
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Re: First TPW spirit run Succesful!

Postby joel0395 » Tue Jan 28, 2020 9:28 pm

Tesla101 wrote:Cheezus, about 21L @ 40%. Should last you a while :obscene-drinkingchug:


Genuinely shocked with how much booze i have at the moment hahaha
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Re: First TPW spirit run Succesful!

Postby Doubleuj » Wed Jan 29, 2020 7:04 am

Nice work :handgestures-thumbupleft:, don’t throw away your heads/ tails, that’s what we call feints and they do have some good hearts still mixed in there. You can either add them back to your next run or save up enough and do a whole feints run, making sure both times the boiler charge is at or below 40%.
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