BASIC DISTILLATION TECHNIQUES
Designed for beginners, and covering the basic processes for distilling hydrosol, essential oil and spirits.
Overview of different types of stills and what they are suited for
Set-up and general maintenance
The process of distillation, how it works and what it can produce
Practical, hands on distillation of hydrosol
Practical hands on distillation of essential oil
Practical hands on distillation of spirit
Explanation and procedures for all 3 types of distillations: measuring ph levels, safe storage, yields, when to stop, how to separate oil from hydrosol, applications, using ‘wash’ or ‘mash’, measuring alcohol levels for safe, clean distilling.
Recipes, resources and equipment
Question and answers