Alcohol

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Obtaining

There are two tiers of alcohol in Terrafirmacraft+. The first tier, Fermented Alcohol, is created from fermenting various food items inside a liquid container. The second tier, Distilled Alcohol, is made by distilling Fermented Alcohol in a Still.

All alcohols are liquids and therefore must be contained within a liquid container, such as a Barrel or Large Ceramic Vessel. This also means that a Barrel or Large Vessel is required to produce any type of alcohol.

Fermented Alcohol

While there are several processes that can create fermented alcohol in Terrafirmacraft+, the base ingredients of all these are fresh water, Yeast, and some Food that can be fermented.

Yeast

In Terrafirmacraft+, yeast can be obtained by leaving any kind of non-preserved Food in the Fruit or Grain categories in a Food Preparation surface for an in-game day. Grains must first be malted before they will gather yeast. Yeast appears in-game as a property of Fruit or Grain, and is not a specific item on it's own. When a food has yeast on it, its name will be prefixed with "Yeasty". This property has no effect on Decay or Taste, and can be removed by placing the food in a Firepit.

Processes

Different types of fermented alcohol require different processes to produce them. Namely, the processes for each of the types of alcohol are:

  • Fruit Wines can be made by adding Yeast to Fruit Juice.
  • Mead is made by adding Yeast to a mixture of honey and water.
  • Grain and potato wines first need to be soaked in water to create a mixture. Then, Yeast is added to the mixture.
  • Beers can be made by adding any type of yeasty cooked malted grain to water.

All fermentation in Terrafirmacraft+ takes 72 hours to complete. The GUI of the container will update to reflect the expected output of the recipe used, as well as the date the container was sealed. The following sections will elaborate on the processes that can be used for each of the alcohols in Terrafirmacraft+.

Fruit Wine

Fruit Wine can be made from the Juices of Food items in the Fruit category, as well as Agave and Sugarcane. To start the fermentation, add Yeast to a container of Juice, and seal it. As with other alcohols, fermentation takes 72 hours.

Wine
Grape JuiceGauge.png 1,000 mB WineGauge.png
Yeasty Fruit Grid layout Arrow (small).png
72 hours
Input Output
Grid Agave.png Agave Juice Agave WineGrid Agave Wine.png
Grid Red Apple.png Apple Juice1 CiderGrid Cider.png
Grid Cranberry.png Berry Juice Berry WineGrid Berry Wine.png
Grid Sugarcane.png Cane Juice Cane WineGrid Cane Wine.png
Grid Cherry.png Cherry Juice Cherry Wine
Grid Date.png Date Juice Date Wine
Grid Fig.png Fig Juice Fig Wine2
Grid Grapes.png Grape Juice WineGrid Wine.png
Grid Lemon.png Lemon Juice Lemon Wine
Grid Orange.png Orange Juice Orange Wine
Grid Papaya.png Papaya Juice Papaya Wine
Grid Peach.png Peach Juice Peach Wine
Grid Plum.png Plum Juice Plum Wine
  1. Both Green Apples and Red Apples will produce Apple Juice.
  2. As of 0.85.5, Fig Wine's recipe does not exist, even though it is intended to be.

Mead

Mead is made from Honey. There are two steps of making Mead. First, Honeywater must be created by adding a bucket (1000 mB) of Honey to a liquid container of Fresh Water. The volume of the Honey will be added to the volume of water, so there must be enough free space in the liquid container for the Honey to be added. This will immediately create the Honeywater. Next, add Yeast to the Honeywater to start the fermentation. As with other alcohols, fermentation takes 72 hours.

Honeywater Mead
Fresh WaterGauge.png N/A HoneywaterGauge.png
Honey Bowl Grid layout Arrow (small).png
Instant


HoneywaterGauge.png 1,000 mB MeadGauge.png
Yeasty Fruit Grid layout Arrow (small).png
72 hours


Input Output
Grid Honey Bowl.png Honey Grid Mead.png Mead

Grain Wine and Potato Wine

There are two steps in making Grain and Potato wines. The first step is to seal at least 145 oz. of Grain (except Oats) or cooked potato into a liquid container of Fresh Water. This will create a mixture of the food and water (e.g. Barley Water or Potato Water).

The second step is to add Yeast to the mixture of food and water, and then sealing the container in which it is contained. This will begin the fermentation and convert the mixture to Wine. As with other alcohols, fermentation takes 72 hours.

Food-Water Mixture Grain Wine, Potato Wine
Fresh WaterGauge.png 1,000 mB Grain WaterGauge.png
Barley (Grain)145 Grid layout Arrow (small).png
72 hours


Grain WaterGauge.png 1,000 mB Barley WineGauge.png
Yeasty Fruit Grid layout Arrow (small).png
72 hours


Input Output
Grid Barley (Grain).png Barley Grid Barley Wine.png Barley Wine
Grid Maize (Harvest).png Maize Grid Corn Wine.png Corn Wine
Grid Potato.png Potato (Cooked) Grid Potato Wine.png Potato Wine
Grid Rice (Grain).png Rice Grid Sake.png Sake
Grid Rye (Grain).png Rye Grid Rye Wine.png Rye Wine
Grid Wheat (Grain).png Wheat Grid Wheat Wine.png Wheat Wine

Beers

Beers can be created from any type of grain (except Oat). This grain must first be malted, then cooked, and allowed to become Yeasty. Next, they are added to a liquid container of Fresh Water in order to ferment them.

Malting

The first step in creating any type of beer is to malt the grain. First, fill a Large Ceramic Vessel with Fresh Water and mount it on a Firepit by ⇧ Shift + Rmb.png Right Clicking. Next, add grain to the item slot of the Large Ceramic Vessel, seal it, and light the firepit. The grains in the vessel will become malted in 4 in-game hours. Grain expands 20% in volume during malting. For example, a full 160 oz of grain will produce one stack of 160 oz of malted grain plus another 32 oz stack. The minimum amount of Malted Grain needed to create a barrel of Beer is 145 oz. Therefore, at least 121 oz of grain has to be malted in order to make a barrel of Beer.

Malted Grain cannot be used for Animal Husbandry.

Malted Grain
Fresh WaterGauge.png 200 mB
Barley (Grain)5 Grid layout Arrow (small).png Barley Malt6
Uses a Large Ceramic Vessel mounted on a firepit 4 hours


Roasting and Fermenting

The malted grain must then be roasted. Cook the Malted Grain in a Firepit or Grill. The degree of doneness (Very Light, Light, etc) does not matter.

Next, let the roasted malted grain become Yeasty by leaving it out on a Food Preparation surface for an in-game day.

Finally, add 145 oz of the yeasty roasted malted grain to a liquid container of Fresh Water, and seal it. If the ratio of grain to liquid is correct, fermentation will begin. As with other alcohols, the fermentation process will take 72 hours.


Fresh WaterGauge.png 1,000 mB BeerGauge.png
Barley Malt145 Grid layout Arrow (small).png
72 hours


Input Output
Grid Yeasty Cooked Barley Malt.png Barley Malt Grid Beer.png Beer
Grid Yeasty Cooked Corn Malt.png Corn Malt Grid Corn Beer.png Corn Beer
Grid Yeasty Cooked Rice Malt.png Rice Malt Grid Rice Beer.png Rice Beer
Grid Yeasty Cooked Rye Malt.png Rye Malt Grid Rye Beer.png Rye Beer
Grid Yeasty Cooked Wheat Malt.png Wheat Malt Grid Wheat Beer.png Wheat Beer

Distilled Alcohol

Distilled Alcohol is made from distilling Fermented Alcohol in a Still. Distilled Alcohol is a concentrated version of the corresponding Fermented Alcohol. Drinking Distilled Alcohol will grant more experience to the player, but will also intoxicate the player much more than Fermented Alcohol.

Still

Main article: Containers#Large Ceramic Vessel
A Still created from two Large Ceramic Vessels, a Firepit, and a Ceramic Blowpipe

To create a Still, ⇧ Shift + Rmb.png Right Click a Large Ceramic Vessel on top of a Firepit and place a Ceramic Blowpipe into the vessel's item slot. This vessel will boil the input liquid. Next, place another empty Large Ceramic Vessel on the ground next to the Firepit. This vessel will catch the output liquid. If everything is set up correctly, the blowpipe should appear to connect the two vessels.


N/A
Grid layout Arrow (small).png
Grid Still.png N/A


Distillation

To distill a Fermented Alcohol into a Distilled Alcohol, fill the vessel on the firepit with Fermented Alcohol, seal it, then light the Firepit. The Fermented Alcohol will begin to boil, and will be slowly converted into Distilled Alcohol and deposited in the second vessel. Every 200 mB of Fermented Alcohol will produce 75 mB of Distilled Alcohol. The process will stop if the heated vessel is unsealed, or if the Firepit runs out of fuel.

Distilled Alcohol
Wheat BeerGauge.png 200 mB WhiskeyGauge.png
Grid layout Arrow (small).png
Grid Still.png 75 mB


Input Output
Agave WineGrid Agave Wine.png TequilaGrid Tequila.png
Barley Beer Barley WhiskeyGrid Barley Whiskey.png
Barley WineGrid Barley Wine.png VodkaGrid Vodka.png
Berry WineGrid Berry Wine.png Berry BrandyGrid Berry Brandy.png
Cane WineGrid Cane Wine.png RumGrid Rum.png
Cherry Wine Cherry Brandy
CiderGrid Cider.png ApplejackGrid Applejack.png
Corn BeerGrid Corn Beer.png Corn WhiskeyGrid Corn Whiskey.png
Corn WineGrid Corn Wine.png VodkaGrid Vodka.png
Date Wine Date Brandy
Fig Wine Fig Brandy1
Lemon Wine Lemon Brandy
MeadGrid Mead.png Honey Brandy
Orange Wine Orange Brandy
Papaya Wine Papaya Brandy
Peach Wine Peach Brandy
Plum Wine Plum Brandy
Potato WineGrid Potato Wine.png VodkaGrid Vodka.png
Rice BeerGrid Rice Beer.png Rice WhiskeyGrid Rice Whiskey.png
Rye BeerGrid Rye Beer.png Rye WhiskeyGrid Rye Whiskey.png
Rye WineGrid Rye Wine.png VodkaGrid Vodka.png
SakeGrid Sake.png ShochuGrid Shochu.png
Wheat BeerGrid Wheat Beer.png WhiskeyGrid Whiskey.png
Wheat WineGrid Wheat Wine.png VodkaGrid Vodka.png
WineGrid Wine.png BrandyGrid Brandy.png
  1. As of 0.85.5, Fig Brandy's recipe does not exist, even though it is intended to.

Usage

Alcohol has a variety of uses. Alcohol can be bottled in either a Ceramic Jug or a Glass Bottle. While held, alcohol of any type can be drunk by holding Rmb.png Right Click. Fermented Alcohols restore some Thirst, Hunger, and Nutrition. Both Fermented and Distilled Alcohol will provide Experience points when drunk. Fermented Alcohol will give 2 XP, while Distilled Alcohol will give 8 XP.

Barrels and Large Ceramic Vessels of Fermented Alcohol, if left unsealed and exposed to the sky, will turn into Vinegar.

AlcoholGauge.png 1,000 mB VinegarGauge.png
Grid layout Arrow (small).png
8 hours


Cloth bandages can be soaked in Distilled Alcohol to make Sterile Bandages, consuming 100 mb for every bandage sterilized.

WhiskeyGauge.png 100 mB
Bandages Grid layout Arrow (small).png Sterile Bandage
Instant


Drunkenness

Phosphor effect from heavy drunkenness

The player can become drunk if they drink too much Alcohol. While Drunk, the player may obtain random potion effects, such as Jump Boost or Speed. They can also randomly become Wounded. There are three consecutive stages to drunkenness: Drunk, Very Drunk and Wasted. When the player is Drunk, they have a small chance of failing to interact with items such as chests and barrels. If the player continues drinking, they will become Very Drunk. The player's view will become blurry, and they will not be able to use an anvil, as well as having an increased chance of failing to use an item. Continuing to drink will lead to the player being Wasted. In the Wasted stage, the player's view will gain a phosphor effect, where lines appear to stretch. The player will wobble side to side while walking. Drinking past this point will eventually lead to the player dying of alcohol poisoning. Drunkenness will slowly wear off on its own.

History

Beta
0.80.12Added Berry Wine, which can made from most types of berries.
0.82.0Fruit no longer has to be added to alcohol to make Vinegar.
0.82.5Added distilled alcohol.
Vinegar can now only be made with Fermented Alcohols.
0.82.6Added Mead and Honey Brandy.
0.83.0Fermented Alcohol now needs yeast to be made.
Added new wines, made from fermenting juices.
0.83.1Fruits can now be used as yeast for alcohol production.
0.83.2Orange Brandy and Lemon Brandy are no longer tier-1 alcohols.
0.83.4Fixed an issue with alcohol production.
0.83.5Changed yeast significantly. Yeast is now made by leaving a grain malt or fruit out in a food preparation surface.

Trivia

  • The phosphor and blur effect are built-in Minecraft shaders, typically accessible via the "Super Secret Settings".
  • According to the developer, oats cannot be made into alcohol because one cannot make alcohol from 100% oat.