All About The Fermentation Process – How Alcohol is Produced

Beer brewing, winemaking and hobby distilling all share the first common steps in the production of the desired product. All three processes start with the preparation of a liquid that contains starch or glucose derived from grains or fruits. The addition of yeast to the mixture starts the fermentation process during which the yeast transforms […]

Freeze Distillation – How to Make Spirits Without a Still

Even though it is technically a condensation and not a distillation process, the term freeze distillation has caught on with hobby distillers around the world. Freeze distilling is a process of making liquor without a still by freezing an alcoholic drink or a fermented mash. Thanks to the differing freezing points of water and alcohol, […]

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