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Great Gin

Postby blond.chap » Tue Apr 09, 2013 4:19 pm

I'd like to propose this as a proven recipe, posted by bt1 as a modified version of OD's recipe.
I've only been told good things from this recipe:

- Crush the following botanicals well with a pestle and mortar and add to gin basket or bag.
- Place the basket/bag either above the RC or before the PC.
- Fill the boiler with 25L of TPW or chosen sugar wash, and run it as you would run a neutral.

Make cuts and either store at 90-95% or water down to drinking strength. Either way, note that the flavour (particularly citrus flavour) will smooth after about a month.

Botanicals
40-60g dried juniper berries depending on preference for lighter to heavier styles
4 almonds
3-5 strips of orange peel
3-5 strips of lemon peel
2 strips lime peel
3/4 teaspoon full of angelica root
3/4 teaspoon full of Orris root
1/2 star anise
1/2 teaspoon full of ground coriander
Cassia bark 1/2 a scroll or 1 teaspoon cinamon powder
3/4 teaspoon full of ground ginger
3 black pepper corns
1/4 teaspoon dill tips
3 whole cloves
6 grains of paradise

Please use the Great Gin discussion thread if you would like to know more about this recipe. It can be found in the Recipe Development section of the Forum or by clicking HERE.
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