There is an interesting ripple effect that happens when you make too much vermouth (a common problem, of course.) The last batch that I made was for my wood aging experiment which was between two and three times larger than my usual batch. I expected that I wouldn't need to make more for a while...
I grew up eating violets from the back yard.
I've been thinking a lot about ingredients that I can grow or forage myself. One of these thoughts was to make my own creme de violet from foraged violets. My first experiment was mostly a failure, but I am going to keep trying. Here is what happened...
Note the 'e'. Today, I'm spellchecking Rye.
- Old Overheat
- Old Overshot
- Old Overshoot
- Old Overhaul
- Old Overwhelm
- Old Overhasty
Maybe Old Overwhelm could be the barrel proof edition?
Today, it was time to filter and bottle a big batch of gentian tincture. As you may remember, my tincture process is to macerate for 3 weeks at 190 proof, then dilute to 120 proof and macerate for 1 more week. With every tincture, I find that the liquid turns cloudy when I dilute it. This makes...