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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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New Flavor Infusions

First day of a long needed vacation. Not sure what the day holds, but I plan on it being restful, to say the very least! Last Thursday, inspired by a book I’ve been meaning to browse, and the delights of … Continue reading

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Oh, Reading Again

Thought I’d give some of the detail that caught my eye on the French-Style Bière de Garde: Golden to deep copper or even light brown in color these beers offer a variety of character, though they are generally characterized by … Continue reading

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Bière de Garde

Thinking I had more time this afternoon than I did, I began what seems like the ultimate festival of errors. Saturday, I selected a style/recipe from The Complete Joy of Homebrewing, specifically the Bière de Garde. I picked up all … Continue reading

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