It may also be used to add different flavours to already distilled eau-de-vie by using the copper sieve which can be inserted at the bottom of the column. By running a batch of eau-de-vie through this alembic you may add aroma and different flavourings. Place a few oak wood chips in the column and you will obtain the colouring and aroma of an aged eau-de-vie, or zest it up with different fruits, berries, herbs or spices. The process is very simple.
You may also obtain essential oils in this alembic through steam distillation as the organic material does not come in direct contact with the water but is distilled with steam. Copper sieve is held in place by 4 indents in the copper wall.
Complete Set Includes:
* copper pot with approx. 6 litre capacity
* copper column lid which acts as a vapour chamber
* interior copper sieve plate for steam distillation process
* copper bucket with condensing coil equipped with water inlet and outlet tube
* brass locking / unlocking union
* copper wick alcohol lamp
* copper cup
* black metal structure
* wood base
For still with thermometer applied in vapour chamber please see item 5872.1.
Treatment: A first cleaning distillation is essential to clean impurities and other unwanted substances. These substances, which are inherent to copper, are deposited after the still has not been in use for a relatively long period of time.
Detailed information will be available to client after purchase is made.
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|Material||Copper & Brass Handles|
|Height x Length x Width (mm)||590 mm x 520 mm x 270 mm|
This product is handmade and as such real dimensions and capacities may vary slightly from those listed here.
The copper thickness refers to the copper sheet used in the manufacturing of the alembic.
The accessories listed here will help you to get the best out of your alembic and also to assist you with your distillation process.
If you order the items simultaneously on a single shipment, you will benefit from a substantial reduction of shipping charges.