Wednesday, September 21, 2011

carrot whisky

Ingredients:

6 lbs carrots
1 gallon water
4 lbs. sugar
A tablespoon raisins
1 lb. wheat
1 oz. yeast
2 lemons
2 oranges

Method:

1. Wash the carrots well, but do not peel. Put into the water and bring to the boil then simmer gently until the carrots are very tender. Use the carrots for food, and strain the water.
2. Into a bowl put the sugar, sliced oranges and lemons and pour over the hot liquid. Stir until the sugar is dissolved and then stand until lukewarm.
3. Then add the chopped raisins, wheat and sprinkle the yeast on top. Leave to ferment 15 days.
4. Then skim, strain and bottle. Keep almost a year.

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