Chartreuse has over a 100!
Elderflowers have certain medicinal properties, and remember, most of
these herbal elixirs have their origins as medicines.
--- 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).
> --- 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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