Making your own flavouring

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Making your own flavouring

Postby Growan » Tue Nov 26, 2019 6:11 pm

Hey everyone !!!
My partner and I have been stilling for roughly 1 year we have used essence and worked with wood chips now we would love to try and create out own flavours from scratch using fresh products !!!
What's everyone experience with such a thing and what's the best way to go about it ???
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Re: Making your own flavouring

Postby The Stig » Tue Nov 26, 2019 7:10 pm

Welcome to the forum.
How about dropping into the welcome center and introducing yourself then we may be able to help you .
As for flavors , just look through the tried and proven recipes
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Re: Making your own flavouring

Postby Monkey Handler » Sun Aug 30, 2020 4:38 pm

When it comes to flavouring, the world can be your oyster really. Just the important thing to remember is, is to read up a bit about the ingredients you want to use. Reason being is, certain herbs, spices etc can have adverse effects/can be toxic in higher concentrations (e.g some bittering agents, nutmeg etc). Also infusing/steeping times can differ from ingredient to ingredient and the way the ingredients are used (e.g dried powder, whole roots etc). Dried powders would need less time/less of it compared to say a whole chunk of root, due to more surface area of the ingredient being exposed to the alcohol, etc.
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