11227Re: Success With Absinthe
- Jun 7, 2004--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "the1foy" <the1foy@y...> wrote:
> Don't get me wrong, if you're happy with it, then more power toDon't worry, I didn't think you were insulting my product :o) I just
wanted you to know that while I will probably keep on experimenting
(because that's something I can't resist), I was extremely happy with
my first attempt.
Perhaps I should also say that when I said a 'fistful' of star anise,
I was being a little vague, and that I just put in an amount
that 'felt' right - I have small hands, so a fistful isn't really
that much anyway :o)
Ultimately, I used the stuff I used because I was impatient and
wanted to get my first distillation under my belt. I was lucky to get
a first result that exceeded my expectations. Now my friends are
volunteering to provide ingredients for me to continue my
experiments, so I will have ample opportunity to refine my skills -
and I plan to try other recipes too, such as creating a damiana
liquer, though research for that is proving less straightforward.
Thank you for your feedback - I really do appreciate it.
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