Category Archives: Non-Fermented Beverages

Il Teatro Ristorante

Karlsruhe, right by the Novotel, is a nice little Italian restaurant that I have somehow missed in my many times here. What a shame, as it was delightful. The meal started with a nice glass of red that carried through … Continue reading

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Plenty Of Fig Leaves Means…

deviating from previous recipes (april 2013) took seven large fig leaves and rinsed them off. added them to pan with 850 mL of water. bring to a boil Mixed up solution of 400 mL everclear (190 proof) and 450 mL of water … Continue reading

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Testing The Honeyed Summer Cantaloupe

Ugh. Nasty. I don’t have the heart to just toss it. But I don’t have the stomach to drink it. Kim found it equally (if not more) offensive. One more proof that not every recipe or modification I try turns … Continue reading

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Mid-Summer Non-Fermentation

Honeyed Summer Cantaloupe This evening, right on schedule (7 days melding), I finished making the Honeyed Summer Cantaloupe. All it took was straining the bulk of the fruit, letting the liquid drain off without any additional pressing. I did hem and haw … Continue reading

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Lemons and Cantaloupe

Today, I finished the Lemon Drop (lemoncello). Much as with the Rose Raspberry liqueur, I had mistakenly ignored the original proofing of the Everclear. So, using the same measurements as for the Rose Raspberry, after straining off the lemon zest, … Continue reading

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