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must i distill woodworm to get true absinthe?
    #2677600 - 05/14/04 01:19 PM (12 years, 9 months ago)

I just received a pound of woodworm to make a few bottles of absinthe and it says it must be distilled to extract thujone. Is this true that i must distill the absinthe extract to release the thujone? Ive read that good results have been accieved from just soaking in high proof alcohol.


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Re: must i distill woodworm to get true absinthe? [Re: Gr0wer]
    #2677626 - 05/14/04 01:29 PM (12 years, 9 months ago)

to extract, no.


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Re: must i distill woodworm to get true absinthe? [Re: neuro]
    #2677653 - 05/14/04 01:33 PM (12 years, 9 months ago)

Then what does distilling do?


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Re: must i distill woodworm to get true absinthe? [Re: Gr0wer]
    #2677661 - 05/14/04 01:35 PM (12 years, 9 months ago)

Leaves behind some bitters.


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Re: must i distill woodworm to get true absinthe? [Re: neuro]
    #2680695 - 05/15/04 01:57 AM (12 years, 9 months ago)

I beter hope it does, i just had a one shot glass with 4 shots water and 4 teaspoons sugar and thats some vial stuff! for the last 2 shots i had to chase with sugar water because its so disgusting even watered down and sugared up! 

Im going to build my still using these instructions and make the absinthe then later make some rum :laugh:. http://www.easttnstills.com/Amazingstill-Instructions.pdf
I already bought 3 packets of 48hour turbo yeast, some flavoring for my first batch, all the sugar and brown sugar i need to make my first 2 batches. My first batch will be just sugar and just add the rum,vodka flavor. Then the second and third batch will be 50/50 sugar/brownsugar and a bottle of molassos to make some pure rum! I also got a whiskey packet too but that will be later down the road.

This absinthe is good, can't wait to get some slightly more palatble product and have a few more! :laugh:


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Re: must i distill woodworm to get true absinthe? [Re: Gr0wer]
    #8519712 - 06/13/08 03:19 PM (8 years, 8 months ago)

i was smokin the 15x extract of the woodworm lastnight...harsh as fuck and taste like poison...maybe a head change - but not much! anyone know more about it, like best method of preparing the extract?


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Re: must i distill woodworm to get true absinthe? [Re: scooterdude4]
    #8519821 - 06/13/08 03:42 PM (8 years, 8 months ago)

this post is 4 years old and you might want to check out the chem forum for extractions

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Re: must i distill woodworm to get true absinthe? [Re: Gr0wer]
    #8523493 - 06/14/08 03:10 PM (8 years, 8 months ago)

lol its wormwood... woodworm is something else entirely...


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Re: must i distill woodworm to get true absinthe? [Re: Zinglons Acolyte]
    #8523845 - 06/14/08 04:58 PM (8 years, 8 months ago)



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Re: must i distill woodworm to get true absinthe? [Re: wickedsick]
    #8524349 - 06/14/08 07:32 PM (8 years, 8 months ago)

WE MUST DISTILL MORE BEETLES!!!1


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