The Compleat Distiller by Michael Nixon & Michael McCaw
The most comprehensive book on home distillation. The Compleat Distiller covers every aspect of the home distillation process, starting with the guiding principles to a simple, clear explanation of the science of distillation. This book also features detailed descriptions of high yield fermentation techniques (offering flexibility with efficiency), examinations of every type of still design revealing potential improvements and handy tips. It also has precise details on the extraction process of essential oils and plant material derived scents, with a comparison of methods as well.