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Playing a little bit of catch up today, tried a different technique on the dark rum wash.
Instead of mixing wash for one fermenter, decided to mix for two fermenters, adding water to each fermenter to top up.
Dumped 4 drums of molasses and mixed to 540 gallons using water and 110 gallons of backset. Ran a quick pasteurization (funky backset) - 140f for 30min. Split the wash across two fermenters and topped with water for 2x 540 gal.
Timing wise, longer, but the fermenter fills were pretty slow. I should have pre-filled the fermenters with water and set them to chill. Would have saved much more time - pasteurization cool down and fill, and the process would have been a breeze.