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  • waljaco
    Chartreuse has over a 100! Elderflowers have certain medicinal properties, and remember, most of these herbal elixirs have their origins as medicines. wal
    Message 1 of 3 , Jul 4 5:45 AM
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      Chartreuse has over a 100!
      Elderflowers have certain medicinal properties, and remember, most of
      these herbal elixirs have their origins as medicines.
      wal
      --- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, Robert Thomas <whosbrewing@y...> wrote:
      > My goodness wal,
      > this recipe's got everything in it! I can't believe
      > the elderflowers make any difference though - they are
      > subtle at the best of times (unless they are those
      > occasional few that reek of cat p**s).
      > Cheers,
      > Rob.
      >
      >
      > --- waljaco <waljaco@h...> wrote:
      >
      > > There is a vermouth recipe at msg 3170 & msg 4184. I
      > > came across this
      > > one from Piedmont in Italy, the homeland of
      > > vermouth. It claims to
      > > have its origins in the Italian royal court, hence
      > > the name - The
      > > King's Vermouth (Il vermouth dei re). The
      > > ingredients are similar to
      > > those we find in other herbal liqueurs and bitters.
      > >
      > > Royal Vermouth (Il vermouth dei re)
      > >
      > > 5 litres white wine
      > >
      > > quassia 10 g
      > > gentian 10 g
      > > quinine bark 10 g
      > > centaury 10 g
      > > wormwood 10 g
      > > citron peel 10 g
      > > elderflowers 10 g
      > >
      > > juniper berries 6 g
      > > angelica root 6 g
      > >
      > > cloves 4 g
      > > cinnamon bark 4 g
      > > nutmeg 4 g
      > > pepper 4 g
      > >
      > > Macerate herbs and spices in the wine for 10 days,
      > > filter and bottle.
      > >
      > >
      > > wal
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
      >
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