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by peter1
07 Sep 2010, 12:11
Forum: All other spirits etc
Topic: Recommendations please for vodka
Replies: 25
Views: 30603

Re: Recommendations please for vodka

whinberries or blueberries is my favourite, its beautiful. and of course, cranberries.
by peter1
07 Sep 2010, 10:31
Forum: Sloe gin recipes
Topic: (over)pricking sloes?
Replies: 16
Views: 13922

Re: (over)pricking sloes?

the juicer leaves them whole, but the food processer breaks them up. i have never had an undesirable taste from the kernels. but you would get a slight taste from any fruit, if left too long. in my mind, any longer then six months is just foolish and has no benefit. to me, decanting is all part of t...
by peter1
07 Sep 2010, 10:16
Forum: Sloe gin recipes
Topic: (over)pricking sloes?
Replies: 16
Views: 13922

Re: (over)pricking sloes?

i just use all the pulp, the pulp is still needed to infuse with the alcohol and sugar. then use the same process of syphoning or use a coffe filter as you would normally decant
by peter1
07 Sep 2010, 10:01
Forum: Sloe gin recipes
Topic: (over)pricking sloes?
Replies: 16
Views: 13922

Re: (over)pricking sloes?

most of the ways i have tried are very tedious indeed. now it takes but a few minutes. stick them in a juicer or food processer. it also makes it easier to measure, and to get into and out of the containers.
by peter1
07 Sep 2010, 09:52
Forum: All other spirits etc
Topic: Do you have the recipe for GIN?
Replies: 3
Views: 8477

Re: Do you have the recipe for GIN?

i would just like to say, be careful in answering this question. i once posted my recipe for poteen on another site, the very next day i had a knock at the door, lost my two stills and equipment to the customs people. so use a bit of common sense on here
by peter1
05 Sep 2010, 13:03
Forum: All other fruits
Topic: Cranberry Vodka
Replies: 15
Views: 12506

Re: Cranberry Vodka

well, i'm sure the cranberries from tesco are very good. but there is nothing like the freshness and sweetness of berries picked from the plant. they are more common than you think. there are lots of cranberries and blueberris where i live, and they are in season now, and it is a good year. fresh fr...
by peter1
04 Sep 2010, 23:22
Forum: All other fruits
Topic: Cranberry Vodka
Replies: 15
Views: 12506

Re: Cranberry Vodka

the best spirit compliment the best fruit, bit pricey sometimes, but its worth the effort. where do you pick the cranberries. see my post on other fruits.
peter
by peter1
03 Sep 2010, 20:47
Forum: All other fruits
Topic: other fruits
Replies: 1
Views: 3427

other fruits

this is my first time on this site, and, having made a drink of almost everything i pick, from berries, leaves, tree bark and roots. and having read some of your posts, i cant believe that there is no mention of my favourite and most gorgeous tasting additive that i have used. i can appreciate that ...