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...
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...
My vermouth consumption has been down a bit lately. Between that, and the volume of vermouth that was required for my aging experiment, I am very well stocked with sweet vermouth right now. However, I was still itching to make something today, so I decided to try an experiment that I have though...
After my successful experiment last week, today I made a full batch of Amer DeHainaut sweetened with honey instead of sugar.
A few updates on ongoing projects.
I was supposed to filter and bottle my latest batch of sweet orange tincture a week ago, but between being out of town last weekend, and storing the jar a little more out of the way than usual, I neglected it until now. I doubt the extra week m...