Bill of Material ver 0.2

The bill of material has been updated. The individual drawings are linked to the corresponding module at the main page. The complete BoM as per today can be found below. Changes to ver 0.1 in italics. Module Item Description Quantity Unit 1 Electrical Enclosure 200x150x75 mm 1 pcs 1 Cable gland M25 1 pcs 1 […]

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Organic Malt Whisky

One ingredient, still a myriad of tastes. All single malt whiskys are made of barley malt. It is the artisan that accomplishs the individual flavour. The hundreds of stills each characterized by its distinct whisky. Prearing your own organic malt whisky is simple, but takes time. Breaking the process down, there are five steps: Malting. […]

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Infusion Basket

The infusion basket allows to prepare vapour infused spirits such as gin, akvavit or ouzo. Botanicals are added to the infusion basket. During distillation, the alcohol vapour extracts the aromatic compounds. Using the infusion basket unique creations and flavors are possible. The piping drawing has been updated accordingly. Instead of the regular column head (staight […]

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Egon Gin – Recipe of the month

Gin is an entire cosmos in itself. An overwhelming variety of tastes, different methods and even more recipes. For a start I was preparing a gin via maceration. Grain spirit extracts the flavours from the botanicals. Then distilling the spirit gives the gin. Here is my recipe for Egon Gin. The botanicals: 12 g juniper […]

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Arduino Code ver0.2

In the last months significant improvements were made on the code. Today ver 0.2 is released. The main new features are: all variable names in English. improved sensitivity of the leak sensor. The leak sensor recognises fluids inside the case. The red LED will be constantly flashing if a leak was detected. Do not touch any […]

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Drawings Issue 02

Two months ago the drawings issue 01 was posted. Making the microstill I found typos and errors that needed to be corrected. In issue 02 these are corrected. Regarding the piping, the design was improved. Now it is possible to first solder the inner tubing of the cooler and then the outer tubing. The instructable […]

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Birdwatchers – Recipe of the Month

Birdwatchers is a simple recipe for sugar wash. Sometimes it is referred to as TPR (tomato past recipe). It produces a neutral wash and can easily be scalled. I regard it as a fail safe recipe with a great taste. My recipe is calculated for 15 % final ABV. The amounts will yield a total volume […]

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Arduino Code Published

Please find below the two Arduino codes required to make your microstill work. The first program GetAddress is used to read the unique address of the temperature sensors. After the address has been read it needs to be inserted into the microstill code. GetAddress_ver0.1.pdf The second program microstill, runs the micrstill. After having adjusted the […]

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Bierbrand – Recipe of the Month

Bierband or eau-de-vie de bière is obtained by the distillation of beer. It must be distilled in such a way that the distillation product has the flavor characteristics of beer. I was curious about the taste and how well it resembles the hops aroma. I picked a Pilsner beer from the local supermarked. Nothing special. […]

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