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T500 Boiler with Reflux Column

t500 boiler + reflux column

The ultimate still in home distilling, the T500 is a must for  anyone who wants to produce large quantities of extremely  clean, pure alcohol. The T500 allows you to collect an  astonishing 95% of the possible alcohol from the wash  and produces a purity of up to 93% making it the perfect  base for flavouring into any spirit or liqueur you like.Comes complete with boiler, 304 grade stainless steel reflux column, instructional DVD, and setup guide.

AVERAGE USE

DIFFICULTY

CAPACITY

TIME 

YIELD 

PURITY  

Intermediate

25 L

3-10 Day Fermentation

Approx 4.5 hours distilling time per 8 L of 40% alcohol

8 L of 40% per 25 L wash.

( NOTE : Calculation based on using the standard recipe of 6kg (13.2 lb) of sugar)

Distils at 93% ABV  alcohol   before being watered down to 40%

QUICK GUIDE TO DISTILLING WITH THE T500

1. Wash – Make a 25 L wash using sugar or Turbo Sugar and a Still Spirits Turbo Yeast. Allow to ferment for 3-10 days (depending on yeast selected).

2. Distil – Set up the T500, and connect to your water supply. Add wash to the boiler part of the T500 and turn still and water on. Fermented wash will heat up and reflux through the column while the running water will keep the still between 55 - 65°C (131-149°F). Collect alcohol in an external vessel.    

3. Dilute and Filter – Dilute alcohol from 93 to 50% ABV by adding water before filtering through a carbon filter. 

4. Flavour – Dilute alcohol further to 40% ABV and flavour by adding your favourite Still Spirits spirit or liqueur essence.

Features

  • Column available in either a 304 grade stainless steel construction or traditional copper.
  • Produces alcohol at 93% purity.
  • Takes as little as 4.5 hours to distil a 25 L wash to produce 8 L of spirit when watered down to 40% ABV.
  • Connects to the kitchen, laundry or garden tap and uses a constant flow of cold water while the still is running to maintain optimum temperatures and ensure the best quality spirit.
  • Flavour with a range of Still Spirits essences.

T500 Alembic Pot Still

T500 Alembic Pot StillDesigned for the artisan distiller. While the T500 is designed to strip all flavours from the wash, the Alembic Condenser and Dome Top combined with the Still Spirits Boiler form a pot still, designed to retain and enhance flavours in the wash. Perfect for when you are distilling whiskey, rum, and brandy washes to make the spirit from traditional ingredients, just like the professionals.

AVERAGE USE

DIFFICULTY

CAPACITY

TIME

YIELD

PURITY

Advanced

25 L

7-10 Day Fermentation

Approx 5 hours distilling time to distill 25 L of fermented wash

3.5 – 7 L  of 40% ABV per 25 L wash.

 

Distils at 70% ABV before being watered down to 40%

QUICK GUIDE TO DISTILLING WITH THE Alembic Pot Still

1. Wash – Make the wash using the traditional ingredients used to make the particular spirits you are wanting to distil..

2. Stripping-run – Set up the pot still and do an initial run of the still.

3. Spirit-run – Rerun the collected spirit through the alembic pot still and collect
different fractions or “cuts” of the collected spirit at the stages according to the recipe. This is called the “spirit-run”.

4. Mix – Mix the fractions together according to your recipe.

5. Age - Age the spirit on oak chips or staves depending on spirits and recipe.

Features

  • Traditional copper dome top acts as a catalyst with the vapour in the still and
    helps enhance and concentrate flavours in the wash.
  • Fits onto the T500 Boiler. Comes with a thermometer, tubing and tap adapter set.
  • Perfect for distilling traditional whiskeys,rum and brandy.
  • Can be used with Still Spirits Distillery Kits, which contain all the ingredients for the
    wash.
  • Takes approximately 3 hours to get about 7 L of 70% ABV spirit for a single distillation, and a further 2 hours for the second distillation. The second distillation will yield approx 3.5 L at 40% ABV.

Air Still

air still

A compact, sleek stainless steel still for those who want a no fuss way of producing 1 L (1 US qt) of 40% ABV spirit at a time. Distils alcohol at 60% strength. Used with a small 10 L (2.6 US Gal) fermenter making this system easy to move and operate from any kitchen, boat or campervan.

AVERAGE USE

DIFFICULTY

CAPACITY

TIME

YIELD

PURITY

Basic

4 L

7-10 Day Fermentation

Approx 2 hours distilling time per 1 L of 40% alcohol

2 L of 40% per 8 L wash.

 

Distils at 60% ABV alcohol before being watered down to 40%.

QUICK GUIDE TO DISTILLING WITH THE AIR STILL

1. Wash – Make an 8 L wash by mixing water, sugar, carbon and yeast in the fermenter. Allow to sit and ferment for 7-10 days.

2. Distil – Put 4 L of the fermented wash into the Air Still and turn on. 700 ml of 60% ABV will be collected.

3. Dilute and Filter – Dilute alcohol from 60% to 40% by adding 300 ml of water. Filter the alcohol by using a carbon based filter..

4. Flavour – Flavour your alcohol by adding your favourite Still Spirits spirits or liqueur essence.

5. Repeat - Repeat with the second half of your wash.

Features

  • Easy to operate, set up and use. With no hoses or complicated assembly, the Air Still is extremely easy to use wherever and whenever you want to, whatever your experience.
  • Attractive, small compact design.Perfect for using as an every day appliance in your kitchen or home.
  • Uses no water when running.The Air Still is fitted with an efficient internal fan to cool the alcohol vapours and requires no cooling water.
  • Takes 2 hours to distil 1 L  of 40% ABV spirit from 4 L of wash.
  • Flavour with a range of Still Spirits essences.

DISCLAIMER

The videos posted above were created in New Zealand by Still Spirits™ where it is legal to distill alcohol for your own consumption. In Canada it is illegal to distill your own alcohol without a license

In Canada, fermentable alcohol for personal consumption is legal.

All ingredients and equipment at Danny’s Wine and Beer Supplies are sold for fermentable alcohol for personal consumption, water distillation and/or essential oil extraction.

These videos are posted to demonstrate how the equipment works and is not intended to demonstrate how to distill alcohol and/or moonshine or any other high alcohol substance.