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Distillation Equipment Guide

March 31, 2013
We aspire to provide the highest quality copper distillers and pre-built stainless steel stills on the planet. We also work very hard to make sure they're compatible with a wide range of additional equipment and add-ons. To that end, we've designed an entire suite of modular brewing and distillation equipment, all designed to compliment and... Read more

Distillation Column Packing - For Higher Proof

March 30, 2013
Increase Final Proof by Packing Still Column Before we get started, a reminder: Distilling alcohol is illegal without a federal fuel alcohol or distilled spirit plant permit as well as relevant state permits. Our distillation equipment is designed for legal uses only and the information in this article is for educational purposes only. Please read... Read more

Thermometer - Custom Copper Still Mod

March 30, 2013
How to install a Thermometer in a Copper Still One of the most common questions we get asked VIA email and over the phone is,"How is a thermometer added to a copper still and where is the best place to install it?" Watch this video for a full tutorial, but read on for more info and a... Read more

How to Distill - 101

March 28, 2013
Although our stainless steel distillers and copper still parts kits can be used for many things (water, essential oils, fuel alcohol, spirits, etc.) we've had a ton of requests for a simple tutorial on how to distill alcohol. Before we answer that question, we need to tell you this: Distilling alcohol is illegal without a federal fuel alcohol or distilled spirit plant permit as well as relevant state permits. Our distillation equipment is designed for legal uses only and the information in this article is for educational purposes only. Please read our complete legal summary for more information on the legalities of distillation. Next, we recommend beginners (and even experienced distillers) buy a good book on the topic of distilling... Read more

How to Make Apple Pie Moonshine

March 19, 2013
So, you want to know how to make apple pie moonshine, eh? You've come to the right place. Apple pie shine is probably the most popular and sought after type of bootleg whiskey ever made, and for good reason - it's delicious. Here is our favorite (high octane) apple pie moonshine recipe.You can use any... Read more

10 Most Important Safety Tips for "Moonshiners"

March 1, 2013
How to Distill Alcohol Safely Folks often ask us how to make "moonshine". It isn't rocket science, but it's also illegal for those that are not commercial distillers. So one of the first things a potential distiller needs to consider is the legality of such an act. Though, before we get to that, a disclaimer: The information, data... Read more

Alcohol Yields

February 3, 2013
How Much Alcohol Will a Still Produce? Before we get started, a reminder: Distilling alcohol is illegal without a federal fuel alcohol or distilled spirit plant permit as well as relevant state permits. Our distillation equipment is designed for legal uses only and the information in this article is for educational purposes only. Please read our... Read more