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Found 31 results

  1. Crash Cooling with Ice

    We are going to be running jacketed 250 and 150 gallon stills. In lieu of a chiller, does anyone have experience crash cooling with ice? Any reason this wouldn’t be ideal? We reduce our initial water in the mash by the amount of ice we’ll add. Once we’ve added malt or amylase and thinned the mash, adding ice to get us to pitching temp as quickly as possible. Thoughts?
  2. New equipment

    I have a budget 70-150k I want a copper still is a must. Fermenters stainless steel. And want to be able to produce large amounts if needed with this budget please recomend all products you suggest and company's that you would stay away from.
  3. Weight of 400g Mash Tun

    Does anyone have a 400 gallon mash tun or similar and is able to tell me what the weight is while empty? I know manufacturers will provide specs, but I just need a ballpark right now.
  4. On very important piece of equipment is a quality grain mill. This is a perfect mill for any operation. It is a CS Bell #2 with a new 7hp motor. 208/230 single phase. I have all screens from course to powder. The blower will move the grind to a separate location, like milling outside and dumping directly into the mash tun. Less work, more efficient. Works perfect and will last many, many years, the bearings are greaseable and all hammers are in place. $1200, FOB
  5. Anaerobic Digester

    I am looking into getting a Anaerobic Digester for our distillery for our mash waste. Does anyone have any experience with these machines and could you point me in the direction of a contact to talk to about getting one. Thank you!
  6. What to do with spent mash??

    We are a distillery that is going to be opening in the next couple months in North Carolina. I wanted to ask around and get some good ideas of what other people in the industry are doing with their used mash. I have a pretty good idea, but to make it better id love to hear some other techniques that people use. it will be 100% corn mash. Thanks in advance!
  7. Sven XP Roller Mill - Unusued

    8" Sven roller mill, 5hp 3ph XP, 10gpi with XP motor, Harden rolls, Augur boot - $5,000 Serious inquiries only at info@dutchsspirits.com or 518-398-1022
  8. bourbon mash question

    I was reading the Artisan Spirit magazine the other day and the article written by Wilderness Trail Distillery on cranking out the maximum number of barrels on your equipment got me thinking about their mashing technique. Is there a reason to add smaller grains (rye, wheat) after gelatinizing the corn, instead of adding it at the same time. The whole article is on minimizing the cook time and overall efficiency, and I don't know what the downside of adding rye and wheat at the same temperature step as the corn would be...thoughts? Some off flavor I don't know about? I have done a few mashes with the corn and wheat/rye added at the same time and brought to 190; I have never really seen any problem with this but perhaps if I dropped temp to 170 to add rye/wheat the flavor would change.
  9. 55 gallon mash tun

    Looking to buy a 55 - 60 gallon direct heat mash tun with a false bottom. Looking for price range $600-$800, would accept used if in good or better condition.
  10. I am selling a used "Shell and tube condenser" instant hot water heater manufactured by Jet-Vac. This hot water heater is steam powered off your boiler and allows you to make unlimited amounts of hot water up to 211 degrees at up 30GPM. It is big, about 6~7 feet tall and all stainless. Built in 1994 the nameplate says it is rated to 30 GPM. It was included with my boiler when I bought it (15hp Fulton) but I don't need it. I've seen it in operation but have not used it myself. The outside insulation jacket is cracked and split in a couple of places from moving it around. Included are the NTP flanges to hook into a system as well as a custom built stand. In the pic you can see me standing next to the heater (the heater is about 6 ft tall) and the custom made steel stand is next to it. Its rated up to 75psi and the original owner had it running at 60psi, lower pressures will yield lower hot water flow rates. A pressure regulator, relief valve and tempering valve are NOT included. You must use a tempering/mixing valve after the heater to get the exact water temp you need. See attached pics for more info. Asking $2000 as I just don't need it. Shipping not included and it will need to crated. For more Contact Kevin at 603-512-0455. Located in Seabrook, NH
  11. Vodka mash separation

    Hello guys and girls, I was wondering how you seperate your wheat grains after mashing from your wort? We tried a sieve plate but it kept cloging up and was dead slow. Tried replacing half the malted wheat with malted barley but that wasn't giving us the flavour profile we were looking for. Tried rice hulls but they are quiet expensive over here. Any good ideas exept a liquid solid seperator? Cheers!
  12. Thermaline Plate Heat Exchanger for sale $1,800 OBO, willing to ship if you set up shipper. Located in Knoxville, TN Only used a few times then converted to on-grain process. Designed to cool 300 gallons of wort in 60 minutes. 1-section model-T4 plate heat exchanger to include the following : - A total of 51 CH-style 316SS plates. - Standard (S) style carbon steel heads. - 2x 1-1/2 inch Tri-Clamp nozzles on the fixed head and 2x 1-1/2 inch Tri-Clamp nozzles on the movable head. - 52 NBR-style gaskets. - Mounting style: Tab-style feet
  13. Hello, We are currently offering custom grain processing for grain off our family farm in Columbia, IL, which is just outside of St. Louis. All prices below are in $/lb and available in Super Sacks which contain 2,000 lb. We can also do 50 lb bags but there is a slight up charge. These prices are FOB 62236. Shipping can be arranged at buyer's expense. Uncleaned Cleaned Only Cleaned & Milled Soft Red Winter Wheat $0.12 $0.19 $0.25 Yellow Dent Corn $0.10 $0.15 $0.20 6-Row Barley $0.17 $0.26 $0.35 In the coming months we will also be offering small quantities of custom malts and rye. Please email adam.stumpf at stumpysspirits.com for more information. Thank You, Adam
  14. Mash for pigs

    Hi all! We are thrilled to be working with a local farmer who is feeding our spent grains to her pigs. We have a few questions hopefully people with experience can answer. 1. How long is the mash safe to eat after delivering to the farm? She only has two pigs so the mash seems to be spoiling before they eat it all. 2. Anyone have a resource for nutritional content of a basic grain to bottle mash? 3. One of the pigs is pregnant and the farmer is nervous about giving her any. Anyone dealt with this? Thanks for your time! Amy Alchemy Distillery
  15. SOLD We are currently in the process of switching our distillation equipment to focus more on our farm and micro-malting facility instead of contract distilling. This equipment would be an incredible package for contract distilling, a distillery looking to expand, or a winery/distillery. Individual equipment prices are listed below. The entire package is listed at. We will consider any and all offers. Please feel free to PM, reply, or email adam.stumpf (at) stumpysspirits.com with any questions or for pics. - Continuous Column Still - 40 plate continuous column still that includes boiler with steam heat exchanger, wash pre-heater, 2 columns, condenser, and piping. The still is broken up into 2 15' columns that are 12" in diameter to save on ceiling height. Still has ability to fractionate. Still is currently being used to strip low wines. Stripping 8% wash at 25+ gallons per hour of distillate at ~110 proof. Still was previously used to run apple brand and produced 15 gallons per hour of 160 proof hearts. Pressure relief valve, pressure gauge, and thermos included. - 650 Gallon Pot Still w/ 5 Plate Column - Heated via steam coil. Pneumatic agitator. 4" bottom drain and 2" side drain. Copper dephlegmator at top of column. All stainless construction. Column has structured copper mesh. Also have copper sheet to place behind steam coils for spirit runs. Will include ~75 lb of copper sheet with the still. Comes with 3 condensers. Currently running small 316 stainless condenser that does just fine. Also have 2 larger 304 condensers. Capable of hitting vodka proof in 3 runs.Still outfitted with pressure relief valve, pressure gauge, and thermos. - 1,000 Gallon Mash Tun - 1,000 Gallon Pfaudler tank with 2hp 220 3 phase agitator. 6" drain reduced to 4" reduced to 1.5". Steam jacket. Cooling jacket. Hinged lid. Ladder. CIP ball. As bottom supports for false bottom (false bottom not included). On mild steel stand. - 950 Gallon Variable Capacity Fermenter - Spokane Industries tank. Variable capacity lid w/ good gasket. Air lock, 2" bottom drain, 2" fill port, thermowell w/ thermometer, aeration port, sample port, sloped bottom, dimpled cooling jacket. Stainless construction and sits on mild steel stand. - 800 Gallon Fermenter - Stainless construction with stainless legs. Hinged lid, CIP ball, dished bottom, 1.5" drain, side mounted prop agitator (no motor included), single wall. - Mash Cooling System - Kiesel SP 12 Eccentric Screw Pump, 16' 4" high temp hose, 2 8' sections 4" high temp hose, 2 5' 4" shell in tube heat exchangers - 1,500 Gallon Pasco Poly Tanks - I have 2 of these. Have top and bottom stainless manways as well as 3" and 1.5" tri clamp ports. - GAI 500 Rotary Filler - SOLD - OMB ET 1500 Pressure Sensitive Labeler - SOLD
  16. Bulk Tank to Mash Tun conversion ideas?

    Well, we jumped the gun ever so slightly and picked up a used bulk tank for use as a mash tun. 300 gallon capacity, was used to make sugar syrups prior. Pretty good shape, has the agitator but needs a new motor. Single wall, no jacket, domed bottom. So now comes the tricky part... easiest/smartest way to turn this thing in to a cooker? A couple contraints: We're not doing steam, so that's out and we won't likely have 3 phase power for the foreseeable future. We're looking to cook 100% corn or a sugar wash for starters. Move on to a more standard bourbon grain bill after that. Which makes the handling of electric elements tricky with the whole scorching issues. We are open to the possiblity of strikewater if we absolutely have to. Probably not the ideal set up but we're starting on a shoe string and this tank leaves us good room to grow (or even convert to a big pot down the line!) Here's a pic of the new baby. (Damrow 300surg gallon dairy/food tank.)
  17. Can we help you out? We have: 1. excess distilling capacity 2. access to new oak barrels in a variety of sizes 3. ability to produce fantastic whiskey, in custom mash bills or standard recipes We are looking for distilleries or brand owners that are wanting to either catch up or get ahead on their whiskey stocks by contracting with us to produce their bulk whiskey here in Middleton, Wisconsin. Our ideal customers are looking for anywhere from four to twelve barrels of whiskey a month on a standing "subscription" basis. We can produce on a regular schedule and either hold for truckload quantities or ship individual barrels when completed. Each batch will have mashing notes, grain tracking data, and arrive in a brand new, white oak barrels, charred or toasted to your specifications. Some of our customers have aged their whiskey from us in the past couple of years and are now winning awards for its taste and quality. Break the habit of working with the "you'll take what we make for you" bulk whiskey distilleries and enjoy being actively involved in the process of making a unique and high-quality spirit that will have much stronger marketing value. Organic certified bulk whiskey coming in 2016! We are anticipating that our capacity will be filled quickly with this announcement- please don't hesitate to contact us. We select customers based on many factors, not just the size of the order. Please contact Shane at shane@deathsdoorspirits.com for details and pricing. Please hold off on phone calls, we will answer emails promptly- promise. :-)
  18. Rye Whiskey Mash - Help

    Does anyone have experience making rye whiskey? If so, can you describe some of the major differences in mash bill or procedure that made a successful rye? After two extremely low-yield batches, I am scouring for resources on rye whiskey. I have not had much luck finding detailed information. If you know of any good books, journals, or websites on rye whiskey (particularly the mash) please let me know.
  19. End of year Organic Grain Sale

    Here at Sugar Hill Organic Grain Company we are having our end of year Organic Grain sale so if you have been holding off on buying some organic grain now is the time to buy. We are selling our Yadkin white wheat at $.40 per pound bagged in 50lbs bags for $20 per bag and our Organic Blue River Corn at $.35 per pound bagged in 50lbs bags for $17.50 per bag. You won't find cleaned food grade organic grains at any cheaper prices probably anywhere in the country right now. This sale will last till January 9th and supplies are limited so act fast so that we can make sure you get the grain you have been wanting all year. Prices like this only happen once per year and may never be this low again with the demand for organic grain outpacing the farmers who are now growing it. The organic market is growing fast and we also have options for distilleries wanting to start using organic grains to lock in prices thru contracts for the entire year so that you will always know what your grain prices will be and won't fluctuate with the market. We are here to help distillers produce the best spirits possible by providing you with the highest quality grains available anywhere. Also when you deal with us you know that the grain you are using is coming from family owned farms and all the certificates for the grain you purchase are available anytime you need them so that you can always be sure your getting 100% certified organic grains. http://www.sugarhillgrain.com
  20. Organic Corn

    We have 50lbs bags ready to ship or deliver of certified organic corn. 50lbs bag $27.50 bulk pricing available upon request contact us at info@sugarhillgrain.com
  21. We have in stock certified 100% organic Blue River Corn, organic Yadkin white wheat, and organic NuEast red wheat. We bag in 50# bags so you can order 1 bag or multiple pallets to be shipped from our facility in NC to anywhere in the country. All of our grain is cleaned in house to food grade standards when you order a 50# bag from us you get 50# of usable grain no chaff, cobs, stalks, or any foreign matter. We are a certified organic processing facility certified by Quality Certification Services and all of our bags carry the USDA organic logo. We built this business to provide distillers and brewers a reliable source of organic grains to be used in the production of their products so we all have extensive knowledge of brewing and distilling to help in finding the right grains for your specific mash. For these lots of grain we have in stock now the price list is as follows: Blue River Organic Corn $.50 per pound Yadkin Organic White Wheat $.60 per pound NuEast Organic Red Wheat $.60 per pound For orders 2000lbs or more please contact us for bulk pricing. Please feel free to contact us at anytime we would be more than happy to answer any questions you might have. You can contact Lee Edwards anytime via email at Lee@sugarhillgrain.com and please check out our website www.sugarhillgrain.com
  22. Whiskey from unmalted barley

    Hey folks, I've been gearing up to produce some whiskey from unmalted barley. I've done a few very small test mashes so far and the results have been a little disappointing. My efficiency is traditionally good with corn and rye but these have been really reluctant to give me what I'm looking for. Some details: - I'm trying for a ~28 gallon beer (5 lbs grain w/ 2.2 gallons water up front for a final volume of 2.5 gallons wash) - I'm gelating above 190 for nearly an hour - have tried both 10% & 30% malt additions - have tried to reduce viscosity with "rests" at ~105 and 130 (tho given mash thickness, I probably didn't wait long enough) I eventually saw conversion pick up when I finally bumped my saccharification temp up to ~150, but in the end I still got much lower extraction than I do on corn and rye. I have not done a starch test yet, though the wort does look turbid throughout the mash. I've assumed this cloudiness is from a protein-rich batch of grain. I have stirred these mashes as I normally do, which is every 20 or so mins. I'm curious if an abundance of protein/glucan can congest the wort to a point where conversion is compromised? Are the enzymes likely to just get bogged down like that? At this point, I might try using the 30% malt in three additions: 3% premalt, 13.5% at start of mash schedule, then another 13.5% after 145 deg saccharification. I'm thinking with this last addition I can extend conversion into the high 150s w/o worrying about denaturing things too quickly. I'm running out of ideas on this and would like to figure it out without hightempase or such. Are there any particular tricks to mashing unmalted barley (and other protein-rich grains)? Clearly the Irish make it work, and I'm guessing they don't use enzymes either. Cheers!
  23. I have attached a photo of a few of the beautiful Vendome 500 gallon copper kettles that I have. I also have one 3000 gallon Copper Vacuum pans and three Stainless Steel units. Junior
  24. Liquid solid separation

    My systems are all electric, so separation is a must. At the moment, I have a way to separate via a press, but the press requires a hiccup in the process flow while it is filled/pressed/emptied. I would love to have a Russell Finex machine, but 20k (as I hear they cost) is not a doable number right now. I know Dehner started a thread about a version of this that he is designing, but does anyone know of a secondary market for equipment like this? Are there any other manufacturers making something like this for a lower price? Alternatively, for those unable to distill on grain, how are you separating solids from your wash? Any input appreciated. ( )
  25. As a distillery that ferments and distills on the grain - I am looking for a solution to separate the grain from the slop after distillation. What - if anything are you using to accomplish the separation? I have a farmer lined up farmer to take all of the grain however he would like it separated from the liquid. Any thoughts are appreciated.
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