How Do You Make Blueberry Mash??

Puree in a food processor or blender until smooth.

Add water as needed to reach desired consistency.

For chunkier blueberry puree, which is ideal for babies 10 months or older, mash the blueberries with a potato masher instead of pureeing it.

How much moonshine will 5 gallons of mash make?

A 1 gallon run will yield 3-6 cups of alcohol. A 5 gallon run will yield 1-2 gallons of alcohol. A 8 gallon run will yield 1.5-3 gallons of alcohol.

How long should fruit mash ferment?

Let the mash sit for 14 days. If you still see bubbles in the airlock after 14 days let it sit for another few days, or at least until you see no bubbling for at least a minute or two. Once there is no activity in the airlock, the mash is ready to run.

How much corn do I need for 5 gallons of mash?

Heat 5 gallons of mash water up to 165F. Turn off heat when target temperature is reached and stir in the 8.5 pounds of corn. Stir the mash continuously for about 5 minutes then stir for a few seconds every five minutes until the temperature drops to 152F.

When can I introduce blueberries to my baby?

The odds are great that your baby will not have an adverse reaction to blueberries if they are introduced between 8-9 months old. However, the most important thing you can do prior to introducing blueberries is to thoroughly discuss it with your baby’s pediatrician.

Do you have to peel blueberries for babies?

Blueberries for Babies & Toddlers: Most feeding therapists recommend waiting until six months of age to introduce blueberries into your baby’s diet. Blueberries for Meals & Snacks: Blueberries are perfect for a healthy on-the-go snack, as there is no peeling or pitting required!

How long can mash sit fermented?

After 14 days, it should be about done. If it still bubbles, let it sit for another few days, or until you see no bubbling for at least a minute or two. Once there is no activity in the airlock, your mash is ready to run. This is a non-scientific method but pretty reliable in judging when fermentation is completed.

What is a stripping run in moonshine?

When distilling moonshine the stripping run is often the first distillation of the mash. A pot still is often used for this distillation process and is run hot and fast, No cuts are made during the run so the separation between fractions is bad. It’s common to see a stripping run abv range between 40% – 60% abv.

What is the thumper for in a moonshine still?

Traditional copper pot stills use a thumper or thump keg to increase proof (improve purity). In the thump keg, the liquid is essentially re-distilled before it is condensed back into a liquid. Because the addition of a thumper effectively distills alcohol twice during one run it’s sometimes referred to as a “doubler.”

What is a thumper?

A thumper is a device used in a variety of magic tricks, typically with mentalism acts. It consists of small vibrating device that is triggered by a remote radio transmitter by a confederate in the audience. Practically any such device can be used, from custom equipment to everyday pagers.

Photo in the article by “Beth’s Table” http://bethstable.blogspot.com/2016/