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Black Magic - 5 Gallon Recipe Kit



This 5 gallon Distiller's Fermentation Kit creates a prized, blackstrap molasses based rum wash, ideal for any type of distillation.  This recipe boasts a unique flavor profile, molasses forward and rich.  When distilled, it is amazing by itself and even better with oak aging.


Blackstrap Molasses Rum

Recipe Kit Details:

ABV: 12.8%
Estimated OG: 1.098
Estimated FG: 1.000
IBU: 0
SRM: 25

Included In Kit:

  • 15 pounds Blackstrap Molasses
  • 1 Package Still Spirits Rum Yeast - 100 g


Heat 5.5 gallons of water to approximately 90° F.  Add 2.5 gallons to your fermentation vessel and mix in the molasses, 5 pounds at a time.  Once it's all mixed in, add the rest of the water up to 5.5 gallons and mix well.  Once the mixture cools down to 70° F, pitch the entire 72 gram package of Still Spirits Rum Yeast.  Close your fermentation vessel and attach an airlock.  

Keep the fermenting wash at room temperature for 2 weeks.  From there, it's up to you!

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