- 'Story of Arrack'
--- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "waljaco" <waljaco@h...> wrote:
> The following is actually a punch recipe. The word 'punch' is
> from the Hindi 'panch' which means 'five', a reference to the 5
> original ingredients used - water, lime, sugar. spices and arrack.
> Over time, rum and brandy replaced the local arrack. Arrack is a
> clear distillate of toddy (tadi) which is fermented coconut palm
> see - http://www.indiatogether.org/2005/jan/psa-arrack.htm
> --- In BEVERAGE-RECIPE@yahoogroups.com, "Dora Diana"
> Oh So Good
> Prep Time- 45 Minutes
> Description- Beverage
> Serves 8
> 1/2 C granulated sugar
> 1/4 C Water
> 1 Zest of a Lemon
> 2 ea Cloves
> 1/2 tsp Whole Corriander
> Juice of 2 Lemons
> 1 Cup Arrack
> 17 TBS Brandy
> 1 Pint Boiling water
> Steep the syrup for half an hour.
> Add the juice, the Arrack,the brandy
> and the water.
> Stir and Strain through tripl- layer
> cheese cloth, 2 times.
> Arrack can be very difficult to obtain.
> A little creativity, will be rewarded
> very well, very well indeed.
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