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English translation: heads and tails

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German term or phrase:Vorlauf/Nachlauf (Schnaps)
English translation:heads and tails
Entered by: silvia glatzhofer
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08:37 Jul 3, 2004
German to English translations [PRO]
Wine / Oenology / Viticulture
German term or phrase: Vorlauf/Nachlauf
beim Grappabrennen

ich fand dafür:
heads and tails
forerun and afterrun

Meine engl. Korrekturleserin kennt sich bei Alkohol nicht aus (wie löblich!) und daher meine Frage an Euch, welches der beiden Begriffspaare üblicher ist.

Danke schön!
silvia glatzhofer
Local time: 10:45
heads and tails
Explanation:
Born out by the URL if not fully by this dico. You might prefer to toss a coin ;-)
dictionVorlauf m (Destillation) / first o. fore-runnings pl, light ends pl,
low wine, singlings pl
Nachlauf m (Destillation) / heavy ends o. tails pl, tails pl, last runnings pl
(Ernst Wbuch der Ind. Technik)

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heads and tails


Explanation:
Born out by the URL if not fully by this dico. You might prefer to toss a coin ;-)
dictionVorlauf m (Destillation) / first o. fore-runnings pl, light ends pl,
low wine, singlings pl
Nachlauf m (Destillation) / heavy ends o. tails pl, tails pl, last runnings pl
(Ernst Wbuch der Ind. Technik)

Prost



    Reference: http:////www.cyberpathway.com/wine/grappa.html
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danke schön und prost

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Hermann
9 mins
  -> Cincin, dottore ;-)

agree  langnet: Nee, bei Grappa ein zünftiges "salute", alles andere wäre Stilbruch!
2 hrs
  -> Aha! Leider fliesst mir Grappa einfacher ueber die Zunge als die Italienische Sprache ;-)

agree  Orla Ryan
2 hrs

agree  milinad
7 hrs
  -> Danke Milinad

agree  Pat Jenner: From an interpreting job which involved visiting a distillery (one of the more enjoyable ones) I seem to remember that the first and last parts of the run were of less good quality.
8 hrs
  -> Cheers Pat. Was the job posted on Proz? ;-)
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