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Why do we use 95% alcohol in Liqueurs?

The alcohol in limoncello or other liqueurs is almost always industrially produced, and thus fit for consumption. It does not contain methanol or fusel alcohols. So, made this way, liqueurs are not ...
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Cherry vishnick

I am in possession of black morello cherry vishnik. The cherries were picked and allowed to ferment into wine, with some yeast added. After several years in the basement, the wine was filtered and ...
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Cherry vishnick

My Grandfather would put about 3 inches of Sour Cherries not pitted in each of 3 clean Gallon jugs. He would cover with sugar. The lid of the Jugs were punched with holes and cheese cloth patches over ...
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Spirit w/ evaporaed alcohol as a beer flavouring addition

According to this USDA document, simmering the booze for 2.5 hours removes 95% of the alcohol content, although there are probably gentler ways to remove the alcohol which would preserve more of the ...
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Different appearence of liqueur after aging

Most likely, contamination has turned your second bottle greenish.
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Using Sugar substitutes (artificial sweeteners) instead of sugar

try Swerve Granulated it tastes like real sugar can use cup for cup in place of real sugar real good all around product for cooking baking and sweetening but need to do more investigating about ...
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Using Sugar substitutes (artificial sweeteners) instead of sugar

The bottom line is that yeast processes fructose into alcohol. The common source of fructose is straight sugar (sucrose). The yeast converts the sucrose, or you can pre-treat your bag of sugar, by ...
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