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The Best Alcoholmeter For Distilling (In 2023)

Also known as ‘alcohol hydrometers’, ‘spirit hydrometers’, ‘proofing hydrometers, or simply as an ‘alcoholmeter’, these devices are essential in the distilling process to test the alcohol by volume (ABV) produced. But which are the best? Do you need one that goes from 0-100 or should you get a set with finer resolution?? Is there a{…}

How Long Does Gin Last? (And How To Tell If It’s Gone Bad)

As a general rule, a bottle of gin can last forever. The flavors will be best preserved if you keep the bottle sealed in a cool place and out of direct sunlight. Once opened, the flavors will change more rapidly due to oxidization, but the gin will still be safe to drink. If possible, keep{…}

Is Turbo Yeast Any Good? (Turbo Yeast Explained!)

Much has been said about turbo yeast since it came into the market. Some would claim that works like magic, while others would say that it was only fit to produce alcohol good enough to be used as paint thinner. Nevertheless, much improvement has been done to it since it was introduced by Gert Strand{…}