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Re: limoncello (the fix)

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  • waljaco
    Backhousia citriodora - found in the Australian bush. Also comes in tea bags which is convenient for home distllers. wal ... themepack now.
    Message 1 of 33 , Dec 1, 2008
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      Backhousia citriodora - found in the Australian bush. Also comes in
      tea bags which is convenient for home distllers.
      wal
      --- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, Robert Hubble <zymurgybob@...> wrote:
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      > I wouldn't know a lemon myrtle if it bit me, and I used to
      > live in country famed for its myrtle wood. I have, however,
      > seriously considered a liqueur flavored with kaffir lime
      > leaves. It's an odd kind of citrus flavor, known to anyone
      > who cooks Thai food, and I just love that flavor.
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      > It doesn't grow in these parts, but the fresh leaves are
      > available in the good Asian markets. Thanks for reminding
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      > Zymurgy Bob, a simple potstiller
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      > To: Distillers@yahoogroups.com
      > From: rebrowne@...
      > Date: Mon, 1 Dec 2008 05:24:48 +0000
      > Subject: [Distillers] Re: limoncello (the fix)
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      > I make my lemoncello using lemon myrtle leaves
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      > my wife loves it
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      > you can adjust the sugar to your seetness
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      > Lemon Myrtle Liqueur
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      > Pick 30 grams lemon myrtle leaves (no stalks)
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      > Wash in cold water
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      > Add 400 ml straight alcohol (40%)
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      > Leave for 1 week , no more , to steep
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      > Filter thru a fine sieve
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      > Dissolve 200 grams sugar in 400 ml water and boil
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      > Mix with the lemon myrtle vodka and bottle
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      > Makes about 1 litre
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    • duds2u
      Zymurgy, The common response is, Yes please, I will have another. Cheers Mal T.
      Message 33 of 33 , Dec 7, 2008
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        Zymurgy,
        The common response is, "Yes please, I will have another."
        Cheers
        Mal T.

        --- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, Robert Hubble <zymurgybob@...>
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        > Thanks for that info, Mal.
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        > Now I *know* I have to try it. Have your friends tasted it?
        > And what did they think of it?
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        > Zymurgy Bob, a simple potstiller
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