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  1. Our distributor recently asked us to contact the state of Colorado and submit to them a "Distributor of Record"? Our previous distributor and no other states we are in distributors has asked us to do this. Couldn't find anything in a google search for it. Can anyone shed some light on this for us here in Colorado? THX, NJ
  2. We are looking for a supplier of sugar maple charcoal. Any assistance would be appreciated.
  3. What were these used for previously? Do they have ANY residual smell, stain, etc on the inside? Are they 42x48?
  4. We're in Steamboat Springs. I'm interested in buying the 300gal fermenter. What are the physical dimensions? Have to make sure it fits in my space
  5. What is your price per barrel for these? What proof it is currently at? How many are remaining?
  6. navenjohnson

    first time rum

    Thats a long time to ferment rum. We do one and it completes the ferment in 3 days. 265lbs molassas + 265lbs turbinado + go ferm = fermad K intitially and at 1/3 sugar depletion.
  7. I am interested in the stainless milk containers and probably some ancillary items.
  8. Anyone know the max ABV you can obtain using red star bakers yeast in a grain mash. I think it's around 5.5abv from my own experiments but I thought I'd see if anyone has had a different experience.
  9. I am trying to learn more about the Dickel Rye Process. So far I have learned that the rye 95% distillate comes from MGP, than it is put through the Lincoln County Process, barreled, and aged from there. My two questions: 1) Does the spirit arrive at Dickel as "Distillate" wherein then, Dickel distills it again in their equipment and then continues the process, or does it arrive from MGP as a refined product. 2) What type of barrels Is Dickel rye aged in? New oak barrels or used oak barrels,and what cooperage are they from?
  10. How does one go about locating and purchasing a usable vintage/ antique copper still? I have been scouring the Ebay UK and other European countries for weeks and nothing has come up. Please PM me if you have any gouge on the subject. Thanks!
  11. What do you have for stainless totes? I have one from trans-store and it is nice. Do you have something similar?

    1. Southernhighlander


      We are transtore vendors.  We have 250, 350, 550 and 750 gallon trasnstore totes that are new.  i don't currently have any used ones.  What size are you looking for?

    2. navenjohnson


      Standard closed top (stackable) 42 x 48 SS IBCs in: 

      180gallon x 2

      300gallon x 1

  12. That is valuable information. Thank you Silk City.
  13. Bump...anyone else have any advice?
  14. I want to collaborate with a couple of the local breweries this fall in developing a some beer based products. Since we have several breweries here in the Yampa Valley, we have some choice as to what we use. I am thinking of doing a malt whiskey, a beer schnapps, and perhaps an akvavit with some local craft. I'll do some roto-vap and/or 3 gal distillations in the coming weeks, but I know there is a lot of experience here to tap into first. Anyone care to share their experience or direct me to some useful threads? Thank you
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