Author: Jeff

Controlling Your Heat and Boiler Temperature vs. Vaporization

When talking to folks about their runs, there always seems to be a lot of confusion around why you need a heat controller and how you can use it to control your boil temperature. Simply put, you can’t use it for boiler temperature control, but here is the more in-depth explanation as to why you need […]

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Hearts Series, Episode 6: Aging Products vs Oak Barrel Maturation

Products used in this video: –Charred Oak Barrel –Toasted Oak Chips Video Transcription Howdy folks, I’m Jeff from Moonshine Distiller, and welcome back for another hearts episode. This time we’re going to be talking about the different ways you can age and flavor your spirits. Typically, most whiskeys are aged with oak, and you’ve got […]

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Hearts Series, Episode 5: How to Distill a Whiskey Recipe

Next video in the Hearts series: |Aging Products vs Oak Barrel Maturation| Products used in this video: –Cracked Corn –6-row Malted Barley -Endo-Alpha Amylase **Please note, we no longer carry endo/exo alpha amylase. We carry an alpha amylase enzyme which can be used in place of both endo and exo alpha amylase.** -Exo-Alpha Amylase –Floating Thermometer Video […]

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Hearts Series, Episode 4: How to Distill a Gin

Next video in the Hearts series: |How to Distill a Whiskey| Products used in this video: –Screened Gaskets –Distilling Botanicals Video Transcription Howdy folks, I’m Jeff from Moonshine Distiller, and welcome back for another hearts episode. In this episode, we’re going to be discussing gins, which is actually one of my favorite spirits. It’s a very […]

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Hearts Series, Episode 3: Vodka and Moonshine Infusions

Next video in the Hearts series: |Vodka and Moonshine Infusions| Video Transcription Howdy folks, I’m Jeff from Moonshine Distiller, and welcome to another hearts episode. In this episode, we’re going to be discussing vodka infusions, or moonshine infusions. There’s all kinds of different vodka flavors, from citrus, to coconut, to cranberry, and the same thing with […]

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Hearts Series, Episode 2: How to use Essences

Next video in the Hearts series: |Vodka and Moonshine Infusions| Products used in this video: –Moonshine Distiller Essences Video Transcription Howdy folks, I’m Jeff from Moonshine Distiller, and welcome to another hearts episode. In this episode, we’re going to be discussing essences. We’ve got a lot of people asking us questions. What are these essences like? […]

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Hearts Series, Episode 1: Grains 101

Next video in the Hearts series: |How to Use Essences| Products used in this video: –2-row Malted Barley –6-row Malted Barley -Rye Malt (no longer carried since flaked rye is much easier to use) –Cracked Corn –Flaked Rye –Flaked Oats Video Transcription Howdy folks, I’m Jeff from Moonshine Distiller and welcome to our Hearts series. In […]

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Heads Series, Episode 10: Carbon Filtering

Next video in the Hearts series: |Grains 101| Products used in this video: –Moonshine Distiller Activated Carbon Filter System –Moonshine Distiller Activated Stone Carbon Video Transcription Howdy folks, I’m Jeff from Moonshine Distiller and welcome back to the final episode of our Heads series. In this episode, we’re going to be going over our carbon filter […]

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Heads Series, Episode 9: How To Run a Dual-Purpose Reflux Still

Oops, I screwed it up! Just before the 2-minute mark, I mention that the more volatile stuff ends up at the top of the tower where it is hottest and the less volatile stuff ends up at the bottom of the tower where it is coolest. I got it right about the volatiles, but the […]

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Heads Series, Episode 8: Turbo Mash

Next video in the Heads series: |How to run your Moonshine Distiller reflux still| Products used in this video: -Moonshine Distiller 48-Hour Turbo Yeast Video Transcription Howdy folks, and welcome back for another Heads episode. In this episode we are going to be discussing the turbo yeast mash. While there is a lot of bad rep […]

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