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RE: [Distillers] Re: Drambuie Recipe

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  • Frederick Christiansen
    Thank you Harry, I m going to give these recipes a try and let you know. Derf ... From: Harry [mailto:gnikomson2000@yahoo.com] Sent: Wednesday, July 07, 2004
    Message 1 of 5 , Jul 8, 2004
      Thank you Harry, I'm going to give these recipes a try and let you know.

      -----Original Message-----
      From: Harry [mailto:gnikomson2000@...]
      Sent: Wednesday, July 07, 2004 8:19 PM
      To: Distillers@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: [Distillers] Re: Drambuie Recipe

      --- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "Grayson Stewart"
      <grayson_stewart66@y...> wrote:
      > > Does anyone have a recipe for making Drambuie? I tried
      > the "Drambuie like"
      > > recipe on homedistillers and while it has a unique flavor it
      > clearly is
      > > missing the honey base that Drambuie is based on. - Derf
      > I agree and would be interested in hearing any replies...I was
      > thinking of slowly adding shots from a mixture of the Liquor Quick
      > Scotch Honey Whisky essence and taking taste tests to see how that
      > would turn out.

      These are from Jim's Lessreflux site...

      regards Harry

      Homemade Drambuie
      (from 'Classic Liqueurs' by C. Long & H. Kibbey)
      750 ml Scotch
      11/2 cups mild honey
      2 tsp dried chopped angelica root
      1/4 tsp crushed fennel seeds
      2-50 mm strips of lemon zest
      Combine ingredients in a glass jar. Cover tightly and shake several
      times during the first 24 hours. After 24 hours, remove the lemon
      zest. Cover and steep for 14 days, shaking every other day. Strain.
      Allow to age for 6 months. Decant and bottle.

      Drambuie Type Liqueur
      (Leon Brocard, www.astray.com/recipes/)
      4 cups Scotch whisky
      2 cups orange blossom honey
      31/2 tbsp coriander seeds
      If you cannot find orange blossom honey, add 1 tsp grated orange
      to regular honey. Combine ingredients and shake until honey is
      dissolved. Cover and steep for 4 weeks. Strain and bottle.

      Angelica Liqueur (Drambuie)
      (from 'Making Cordials & Liqueurs at Home', J.P. Farrell)
      750 ml Scotch whisky
      11/2 tsp chopped angelica root
      1 cup of honey
      Add angelica to the Scotch and let it steep only overnight. Strain
      and add the honey. Allow to age for 2 months, decant and bottle.

      Homemade Drambuie
      (from Linda Cunningham http://www.his.com/~fandl/linda.html)
      750 ml Scotch whisky
      1/4 tsp dried rosemary or 1 tsp fresh
      1 cup of honey
      Add rosemary to the Scotch and let it steep for 1-2 nights. Strain
      and add honey. Allow to age for 2-3 weeks, decant and bottle.

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