Re: How big is a drop?
- 20 drops = 1ml or 1 drop =.20 ml
--- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "waljaco" <waljaco@h...> wrote:
> In msg 14050 a commercial recipe for 100 litres of Absinthe was
> scaled down to 1 litre and quantities were given in drops of
> essential oils.
> The equivalency measurement was based on -
> 20 drops = 1ml = 1/5 teaspoon
> 100 drops = 5ml = 1 tsp.
> 300 drops = 15ml = 1 tablespoon
> 600 drops = 30ml = 1 fluid ounce
> 1ml is approx. equivalent to 1 gram
> The angelica oil should have been a 1/2 drop which I thought was
> impractical but it can be done -
> So strictly, the qty. for peppermint oil, hyssop oil, melissa oil
> should be 1 drop.
> For coriander oil, angelica oil the qty. should be 1/2 drop.
> In practice it is OK, as the qty is so small and the dominating
> flavors are from aniseed, fennel, wormwood.
> Looking at various recipes, leads me to think that the angelica and
> peppermint are optional, and could be substituted with say sweet
> and camomile for the added complexity.