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Cost of Producing Spirits & Liqueurs

Cost of producing 7.5 litres of 40% ABV alcohol

Triple Distilled Triple Pack (Yeast/Carbon/Clear - makes 25 litres) £6.69
6 x 1kg Bags of Sugar (approx costs) £4.80
Total Cost (To make 5 litres of Alcohol at 60-65% ABV) £11.49
Diluted to 7.5 litres of 40% ABV Alcohol  
Cost per litre of 40% spirit = £11.49 ÷ 7.5
Cost per litre £1.53

To produce a spirit with a Top Shelf Spirit Flavour:

1x Top Shelf Spirit Flavour (1 Bottle makes 3x750ml) £3.75
2.25 litres of spirit base (see above) £3.44
Total Cost £7.19
Cost per 750ml bottle £2.39

To produce a spirit with a Classic Spirit Flavour

1x Classic Spirit Flavour (1 Sachet makes 1 litre) £2.35
1 litres of spirit base (see above) £1.53
Total Cost £3.88
Cost per 1l bottle £3.88 (Or £2.91 per 750ml for comparrison)

To produce a liqueur with a Top Shelf Liqueur Flavour:

2x Top Shelf Liqueur Flavour (2 Bottles makes 3x750ml) £5.80
1.95 litres of spirits base (see above) topped up to 2.25l with cold water £2.98
Total Cost £8.78
Cost per 750ml bottle £2.92

The amount of spirit base required to make liqueurs varies depeding upon the flavour used. Therefore actual cost may vary, especially if using liqueur base packs. See each liqueur type for the pack type needed, and specific mixing instructions.

If using the Air Still you must use only Triple Distilled Turbo Yeast, Turbo Carbon and Turbo Clear. Post distillation treatment with this unit can be achieved using the Air Still Carbon Cartridges.

Any product can be used on the T500 (Triple Distilled, Classic, Express, Heatwave or Power) and Turbo Clear Carbon Treatment is essential with this unit. The Z Filter Unit should be used with Z Filter Universal Carbon.

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