hist-brewing: Apple Cider

Richard Richard at WowMe.com
Mon Dec 6 22:03:52 PST 1999


GOOD POINT!!!  I hadn't thought about that when I answered that question!!!

I'm gonna send this to the list so that people are aware of this.  All this talk about freeze distilling and I didn't even think to mention the dangers of methyl alcohol!

BTW, they aren't always left behind in the normal distilling process.  If done improperly, you could end up just as blind.

Richard

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <PBLoomis at aol.com>


> In a message dated 12/06/1999 0:43:46 AM EST, Richard at WowMe.com writes:
> 
>  The really nasty higher alcohols that make you go 
> blind, the kind they used to use in automobile anti-freeze, are left behind 
> by the distilling process and do not carry over.  HOWEVER, they are retained 
> in the product by partial freezing.
>     Kids, don't try this at home.


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