43755Re: Honeyed whisky
- Apr 24, 2013Thanks Jan. I didn't think it would come through when I distilled.
I'll have a go!
--- In email@example.com, "jwouter" <janwouter.mailgroups@...> wrote:
> The honey tast will not be preserved when you distill it. You'll have to add honey to your whiskey.
> Just play around with it, different types of honey and different amounts.
> Good luck
> Jan Wouter
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "eiretearoa" <eiretearoa@> wrote:
> > I'm a newbie, but have made a few different types of drink by adding essences to the basic distillate.
> > Now my son has asked if I can make a honeyed whisky. Would I be right in saying I have two options:
> > 1. To add honey to the wash and hope the flavour comes through when I distill OR
> > 2. Complete my usual process, add the whisky essence then add "some" manuka honey as well, and leave to age for a while
> > Has anyone done this, if so, how long do you leave it, if not, why not and how else would you do it?
> > I'm not at the stage where I'm making whisky from scratch, so please don't suggest I use a certain type of grain - I promise I'll do that in a few months!
> > cheers
> > Bronnie
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