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How Do You still: Copper or Stainless Steel?

Posted by Jonathan Zajac on

By: Jessica Bunker In the distilling industry and in backyards around the world there are two main materials used for building stills, copper and stainless steel. Which one is preferred and or better to use to distill moonshine, essential oils and other distilled substances? Copper conducts heat very well making it the perfect material to use in distilling unlike stainless steel and its low heat conducting capabilities. Copper also removes sulfur compounds and that is very important because you want all impurities that could ruin your products final taste and smell removed. The copper also improves the final product and...

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You know what really “lights my still”?

Posted by Jonathan Zajac on

  What really lights my still is the fact that barely anyone has ever been informed that moonshine is essentially the same thing as GAS (ETHANOL).  People don’t understand that they can actually produce their own gas.  This is the reason I have said on numerous occasions that a copper moonshine still is an essential tool which every household should own as part of their personal emergency contingency plan.  By distilling fermentable materials, one can create an ETHANOL GASOLINE sufficient to power even the biggest of internal combustion gasoline engines.  IF you have your own copper moonshine still, you can heat your home throughout the cold...

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