Grain alcohol (Everclear) extraction

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  1. Oct 18, 2011 #1

    YYZ Skinhead

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    Are there any of my fellow grain alcohol oil producers around here? I do it the same ways the isopropyl alcohol users do it, substituting Everclear 190 proof for iso. Ethanol vaporises at 172 °F, which is 40 ° below water boiling.
     
  2. Oct 18, 2011 #2

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    I have used EverClear as well.....now I use all my trim to make butter or oil for cooking.
     
  3. Oct 19, 2011 #3

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    I do the same. it seems all of my friends enjoy when I make cookies. Go figure!
     
  4. Oct 25, 2011 #4

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    I use 98% iso...176 deg F BP.....only h2o left to dry out.
     
  5. Oct 25, 2011 #5

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    I use 190 proof for extraction or winterizing other extractions. 3 minute frozen quick wash on the extraction side.

    3 minute frozen extract-2.jpg
     
  6. Oct 25, 2011 #6

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    I use food-grade alcohol for precisely this reason, the same reason I no longer use butane. My butane oil was good, but I never really felt safe smoking it because of possible residues (let alone working with all that pressurized extremely flammable gas).
     
  7. Oct 25, 2011 #7

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    You're right, but I'm not processing it like others do :)

    I using a digitally controlled vacuum refractory system, with a cooling chamber and receiver tank :D . All food grade stainless devices and tubing....running about 3 PSI @ 180 Deg. F.

    The final product is PURE trich laced syrup :hubba: I have been planning to post pics of the set up...but concerned some may get hurt, by not taking precautions....I'm in chemical processing by trade.
     
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    Everclear is also excellent if you go hiking/camping and use an alcohol stove.

    Doesn't burn quite as hot, but more handy for an emergency like if you need a shot to warm up or the like.

    Just more versatile than ISO in the woods.

    Wet
     
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  9. Oct 25, 2011 #9

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    I wasn't impyling that your method was unsafe. Sorry if it sounded that way. I would love to have a sophisticated distiller like yours.
     
  10. Oct 25, 2011 #10

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    I didn't take it that way....it's all good :)
     

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