Re: [Distillers] fruit season
The missus is German and swears by a system or "stuff" called "rum topf".
Its a way of preserving in alcohol the various fruits (in layers) as they
come in season, and after all the soaked fruit are consumed the grog is
A Google search turns up thousands of recipes but I'll bet that Wal's got
one up his sleeve.
- At 09:12 AM 7/30/02 +0930, spiritual wrote:
>It is coming soon so if peoples have some lovely little methods/recipesSee http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Distillers/message/3925 - mix and match
>they want to share im sure others especially including myself would
>appreciate it!....im particularly after one for mandarins!
your citrus according to personal taste.
- There is a drink in South Africa called "Van Der Hum" - they use tangerines,
but most anything else works well. Soak the fruit in some good vodka, along
with some wood chips for complexity in the base spirit, then try a little
nutmeg, cloves, and cinnamon- maybe some vanilla, and let it sit for a month.
It's worth it.