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there is actually low chance of blindness from methanol in most cases you would have to drink a moonshine in wich is a quarter methanol every day for a year no one i know is blind from it and no one they know is blind for the taste add some spring water match the alcohol percentage by taste to other drinks you had add a tea spoon or glycerin, home made charcoal and a handful of oakchips. GET THIS FROM A BREW SHOP!!! The charcoal from say home depot has unhealthy additives and such. The drug stores and such have unhealthy additives. aside from that let sit for 12 hours. methanol if there is any you would know it has a very different taste from ethanol if yo experience any methanol poisoning drink 250ml of ethanol so thats about the equivalent of a 750ml bottle of..
a couple teaspoons of the latter may cause blindness
Making strong spirit alcohol in the home conjures up thoughts of moonshine with its associated dangerous levels of methanol and prompts the question “How do I know that the alcohol I am making is safe to drink?”. So we went to the UK’s leading Brewing Research Institute (BRi) for their opinion.
We asked BRi to find out exactly how much methanol was in home produced spirit alcohol made using the very simplest distillation equipment (the water still – no ‘heads’ removed) and we compared this with methanol levels found in commercial spirits, the results are shown in the table below:
Add spring water
or make a mixed drink
home-made wine may be legal in your country, but it isn't in america.
You are giving false information! Damn communist! Both Moonshine and home made wine are legal in the USA, however with out a license you are not aloud to sell it, license differ state to state, and you also have to go through the FDA before putting your product on the market"plus a other things"! But to make your self for personal use you need no license, and it's not illegal, some states limit the amount you are aloud to store, to keep people from selling it under the table!
you cannot run a still at all without a permit. get one here
Congress did not include a personal use exemption for distilled spirits in the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 as it did for wine and beer. Possession of an unregistered still and production of distilled spirits without a Federal permit or payment of tax are illegal and implicate the following Federal offenses:
you can make beer and wine in most of the USA.
you just cannot distill that beer or wine
Most of the people on here are just crazy! xD I wouldn't mix it! What I do is get a cup of lemonade or pineapple juice for a chaser, I rinse my mouth out before and after I drink, also I found eating a bite of pickle or a slice of pineapple before and after really helps"Specially with your taste buds!" And make sure you blow all the air out of your mouth when you take the shot or chug a mug "like me!" I have beat the horrible effects of some moonshine that taste close to rubbing alcohol by using these tecniques!
For some reason the stuff I am drinking tonight just keeps getting stronger after every cup I pour! My tongue is about burnt off to! I think this stuff is about 160 - 170! lol
aluminum in small amounts is ok. i can go out and eat Aluminum and nothing will hapen
Put a highball glass into an empty, clean sink. Add 3-5 ice cubes. Fill glass 3/4 full with your favorite mixer Pour 2 oz. of moonshine down the sink drain. Top off glass with your favorite commercially produced liquor. Enjoy.
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Posted:Dec 16, 2009
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