Replying to Moonshine
I'm taking a 100-level Chem class at my college to satisfy the second portion of our sciences requirement. I'm sure all of your school carry classes that are geared toward helping non-science people fill science requirements, but this one is incredible. It's called Caveman To Chemist. Each week we have two different projects where we take fairly ordinary materials and create cool stuff.
This week we started our alcohol project.
That's right, I'm making moonshine for a class project.
You can buy books at any age in any book store that will teach you how to do this, so there shouldn't be any problems with me sharing it in the forums. The way we do it in class is incredibly easy.
I'm going to update this thread with instructions and tips over the next month or so as I go along, and if anyone else wants to try this, feel free.
Oh, and just to cover my own ass, DO NOT DO THIS UNLESS YOU'RE 21! There, I said it.
If you're 21, this is completely legal in most places. The final product I'm making right now is like a honey wine or champagne depending on carbonation, but you can use roughly the same process to make all different kinds of wine or beer. I won't tell anyone how to distill the final product to make hard liqour though, because that IS illegal pretty much everywhere I can think of, and I'm pretty sure it'll get the thread taken down.
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