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Distill Brew!

Distill Brew!

distill brew

To summarize briefly, distilling and brewing has become widely popular. Large amounts of people interested in brewing or distilling their own craft beverages. Such as beer or spirits. Some take part in this as a fond hobby, others an absolute passion. Ketelkraal is passionate about all things brewing and distilling. We will guide you into the future of your adventure. Distill Brew!



Distilling, the process of separating components of a liquid mixture by heating it to create vapor. Then cooling and condensing the vapor back into liquid form. This technique commonly used in the production of alcoholic beverages like whiskey and vodka, as well as in the creation of essential oils and perfumes. Distillation allows for the purification and concentration of desired compounds, while also removing impurities and unwanted substances.

Typical things needed for distilling.

1. Distillation equipment: This includes a still (pot, column, or hybrid), condenser, and receiver for collecting the distilled liquid.

2. Heat source: Most commonly used are electric or gas burners to heat the still.

3. Cooling source: A cold water source is needed to cool the vapor coming out of the still into liquid form.

4. Raw materials: Depending on what you are distilling, you will need ingredients such as grains, fruits, or herbs.

5. Water: Distilled water is often used in the distillation process.

6. Yeast: For fermenting the raw materials to create alcohol.

7. Thermometer: Used to monitor the temperature of the still during distillation.

8. Hydrometer: Used to measure the alcohol content of the liquid being distilled.

9. Storage containers: To store the distilled spirits after the distillation process is complete.

10. Protective gear: Gloves, goggles, and aprons may be needed to protect yourself during the distillation process.


Starter Kit. DIY Beer brewing.

Brewing is the process of making beer or other fermented beverages by steeping, boiling, and fermenting various ingredients such as barley, hops, water, and yeast. The brewing process typically involves mashing the grains to extract sugars, boiling the resulting wort with hops to add bitterness and aroma, and fermenting the mixture with yeast to produce alcohol. There are many different styles and techniques of brewing, each resulting in unique flavors and characteristics in the final product. Brewing can be done on a small scale at home or on a large commercial scale in breweries.

Some typical things needed for brewing include:

1. Brewing equipment (such as a brew kettle, fermenter, airlock, and thermometer)
2. Ingredients (such as malt extract, grains, hops, yeast, and water)
3. Sanitizing supplies (such as a sanitizer solution and brushes)
4. Bottles or kegs for storing and serving the finished beer
5. Brewing software or recipe books for guidance and inspiration
6. Heating source (such as a stove or burner)
7. Cooling equipment (such as a wort chiller)
8. Measuring tools (such as a hydrometer, thermometer, and measuring cups)
9. Stirring utensils (such as a large spoon or paddle)
10. Cleaning supplies (such as a brush, cleaner, and drying rack)

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