Random notes on alcoholic experiments

Tincture-based vermouth

This is the first version of my sweet vermouth recipe using only tinctures, instead of boiled spices.

  • 500 ml Wine
  • 175 ml Brandy
  • 1.5 oz Oloroso Sherry
  • 1 oz Bitter Orange
  • 0.25 oz Sweet Orange
  • 35 dr Anise
  • 20 dr Clove
  • 35 dr Cardamom
  • 30 dr Juniper
  • 20 dr Dande...

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Here's a quick rundown of the things I've dumped in high-proof alcohol recently.


More Violets

This photograph is different than the previous one of the same subject. Note the scale.

I pretty much gave up on producing anything remotely like Creme de Violet after my first attempt, but I still li...

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