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Botanicals with a Carter Head


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I found this recipe in the archives of this forum and my question was - does a Carter Head on a still actually support the amount of botanicals this recipe suggests?

Is there a suggested weight capacity on Carter Heads?

Thanks in advance.


In Dr. Muspratt's "Chemistry, Theoretical, Practical, and Analytical," the following receipts from the note-book of an extensive distilling rectifier are given.

"For a Fine Gin, take

960 gallons of spirit, hydrometer proof.
96 lbs. German juniper berries
6 lbs. coriander seeds.
4 lbs. grains of paradise.
4 lbs. angelica root.
2 lbs. orris root.
2 lbs. calamus root.
2 lbs. orange peel.

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