Complete copper column still set including manual, alcoholmeter, hob, whisky turbo yeast and book
In our images we show the products you will receive, including accessories and a free installed thermometer. The column is equipped with a basket for distilling herbs, plants and flowers for making essential oils. This still is ideal for making beautifully scented lavender oil. Read more about making essential oil and hydrolates here. Our copper column still is available directly from stock and shipped free of charge. In addition, all stills are supplied with heat-resistant sealing tape and hose clamps for the cooling water hoses. The stills are deliberately fitted with heat-resistant tape (easy to remove after use) to make the connection with the cooling coil gastight. This is the safest method. This set includes an hob (only 3 to 10 litres), alcoholmeter, turbo yeast and a book about making distilling spirits. The still can be used on any heat source: from hob to gas burner (with the exception of induction). Please note: unlike in the photo, the 20- and 30-litre still do not include an electric hob. The hob is not powerful enough to heat this amount of fruit wash. We recommend heating the still on a gas flame for this quantity. To reduce the distilling time, you could also heat the 10-litre still on a gas flame. Also view our oak wooden barrels for storing and ageing your homemade alcoholic drink.
With our very good quality copper stills you can make your own moonshine in addition to essential oils. We keep our prices competitive by buying in bulk. So, you can get started producing essential oils or distilling your own spirit straight away. All red copper stills are crafted in Europe.
Why are stills made of copper?
Copper is a good heat conductor, which helps the mash to heat up evenly. The length of the distilling process effects the taste. Over the years it has been shown that copper, in combination with the specific shape in which the still kettles are made, benefits the taste. We therefore only sell copper kettles that are manufactured in Europe and not stainless-steel pot stills, which often come from China.
Legislation applies to distilling spirits. We are certified and we have a permit from customs to be allowed to sell these stills. Distilling water, essential oils, etc. is allowed in most countries. Distilling alcohol is only allowed in most European countries with an excise permit. When purchasing one of these appliances, or if you want to distil alcohol, you must therefore comply with the applicable legislation in your country.