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I'm starting with 80 proof spirit, adding sugar and other flavors. to test the true proof i'm planning to use a small lab still. when looking at the gauging manual it says: © Distillation method. Determine the apparent proof and temperature of the sample of spirits and then distill a carefully measured sample in a small laboratory still, and collect a quantity of the distillate, 1 or 2 milliliters less than the original sample. The distillate is adjusted to the original temperature and restored to the original volume by addition of distilled water. The proof of the restored distillate is the