- Sep 1, 2005The notes say that the alcohol content of the final product is 41%. An
80% moisture content in the berries is not unusual, and keep in mind
the 6 month maceration period.
For another way see the Rowan Schnaps recipe -
--- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "pieterpst"
> Wal, just wondering if these recipe is complete? With this percentagenths.
> of alcohol I am wondering if it won't scorch my throat. The end
> percentage will be very high unless the water in the berries will be
> drawn to the alcohol (osmosis)although there diesn't seem to very much
> fluid in them ....
> Other recipies use less alcohol or add water to it ......
> --- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "waljaco" <waljaco@h...> wrote:
> > Liquori Casalinghi 52
> > Rowan/Sorbolo
> > Rowan/Mountain Ash (Sorbus aucuparia) berries - 500 g
> > Cloves - 3 whole
> > Lemon - peel of 1 lemon
> > Cinnamon stick - 12 mm piece
> > Sugar - 240 g
> > Alcohol (95%bv) - 360 ml
> > Place all the ingredients in a sealed glass jar and macerate for 6
> > months. Strain. Age for 4 mo
> > wal
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