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Re: [Authentic_SCA] pouch with wooden ends and a theory about "brewers pitch"

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  • Lyle H. Gray
    ... Would propolis and brewer s pitch have anywhere near the same proportions? I thought the original brewer s pitch was simply pine pitch resin... -- Lyle H.
    Message 1 of 3 , Apr 25, 2004
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      On Sun, 25 Apr 2004, Shane Stainton wrote:

      > know what else is comprised of pine pitch and bees wax?
      > PROPYLIS! when I was scraping out my hives this spring it
      > occured to me that all propylis is comprised of is the same
      > ingrediants as brewers pitch. mind you, you have to melt and
      > filter it because hive scrapings also have alot o bee parts
      > etc heh. makes me wonder if "modern" brewers pitch is just a
      > substitute for propylis.

      Would propolis and brewer's pitch have anywhere near the same
      proportions? I thought the original brewer's pitch was simply
      pine pitch resin...


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