Category Archives: Sugars, Starches and Grains

The 3 Best Sugar Wash Recipes (For Home Distilling) 

Sugar washes are one of the first recipes that the beginner distiller will learn. They’re cheap, easy, and produce a high-ABV wash ready for distilling. If you’re making vodka or gin, most people will start with a sugar wash. A sugar wash comprises sugar, water, yeast, and nutrients. It makes a decent neutral spirit that{…}

The Best Sugar for Distilling (Sugar Explained!)

To make the most of your brewing and distilling experience, you need to have a good understanding of which is the best sugar for distilling and what it does. Sugar and its alternatives can provide you with a host of opportunities to fine-tune your next batch. What is Sugar? Sucrose is a molecule composed of{…}