hist-brewing: RE: Distillation

Henry Davis henry at henry-davis.com
Sun Sep 2 21:19:04 PDT 2001

At 02:35 PM 8/31/01 -0400, bjm10 at cornell.edu wrote:

>I think that the salt may be meant to be ground with the plant matter as
>an abrasive to aid in finer grinding.  The salt would not be for flavor,
>since it would be left in the still.  Of course, this is purely
>theoretical here in the USA.

If you read the laws carefully, you'll find that stills under one gallon in 
capacity are not required to be licensed, and are legal for non-alcoholic 
distillations. DON'T try to fudge it and distill alcohol or alcohol based 


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