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Have been making herbal liqueurs for years and have amassed quite the library of recipes. Thought I'd share some to see if there is any interest. Use a good vodka or grain alcohol if you can find it. These are steep only no re distill. I prefer organic sugar or honey. Till you find your sweetness go easy on the sugar syrup. abv = alcohol by volume , marked on the bottle. The heath and magic aspects of these should not be overlooked.

Chamomile Liqueur

50grams chamomile flowers , 1 litre 90% abv , 700g sugar , 1 litre water ( distilled) grams Steep flowers 2 weeks , filter , add sugar water syrup , age 1 month bottle

Yellow Chartreuse

2g nutmeg , 1g angelica root , 2g star anise , 1g fennel , 1g caraway seeds , 1g cumin seeds , 25g saffron , 1 litre 70%abv , 250 ml water , 600g sugar . Macerate ( steep) botanicals 3 days , filter , add sugar water syrup , age 1 week , bottle

 

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Have been making herbal liqueurs for years and have amassed quite the library of recipes. Thought I'd share some to see if there is any interest. Use a good vodka or grain alcohol if you can find it. These are steep only no re distill. I prefer organic sugar or honey. Till you find your sweetness go easy on the sugar syrup. abv = alcohol by volume , marked on the bottle. The heath and magic aspects of these should not be overlooked.

Chamomile Liqueur

50grams chamomile flowers , 1 litre 90% abv , 700g sugar , 1 litre water ( distilled) grams Steep flowers 2 weeks , filter , add sugar water syrup , age 1 month bottle

Yellow Chartreuse

2g nutmeg , 1g angelica root , 2g star anise , 1g fennel , 1g caraway seeds , 1g cumin seeds , 25g saffron , 1 litre 70%abv , 250 ml water , 600g sugar . Macerate ( steep) botanicals 3 days , filter , add sugar water syrup , age 1 week , bottle

 

 

MMMMM The yellow Chartreuse sounds delicious.........As soon as I get time I will have a go. Though may be hard getting hold of alcohol that strong here in the UK.

Thanks for Sharing

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Interesting. What do you normally use these for? I haven't ever known anyone who makes them.

 

I would personally use them in one of my famous revolving ceiling spells. Imbibe in a large quantity and then lay on the floor or bed and watch the ceiling spin....I have 100% success rate with this type of spell :party0016:

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I would personally use them in one of my famous revolving ceiling spells. Imbibe in a large quantity and then lay on the floor or bed and watch the ceiling spin....I have 100% success rate with this type of spell :party0016:

 

 

LMAO! Now that's a spell. :party0016:

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Interesting. What do you normally use these for? I haven't ever known anyone who makes them.

 

 

Other than Firebirds excellent ceiling spell , which I think was one of the original purposes of those " charlatan monks" . Being basically drinkable tincture the magic and health benefit of the herb is still there. These recipes were once used as medicines. Make note that's . 25g saffron as 25g would be about $350.00 US.

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Have been making herbal liqueurs for years and have amassed quite the library of recipes. Thought I'd share some to see if there is any interest. Use a good vodka or grain alcohol if you can find it. These are steep only no re distill. I prefer organic sugar or honey. Till you find your sweetness go easy on the sugar syrup. abv = alcohol by volume , marked on the bottle. The heath and magic aspects of these should not be overlooked.

Chamomile Liqueur

50grams chamomile flowers , 1 litre 90% abv , 700g sugar , 1 litre water ( distilled) grams Steep flowers 2 weeks , filter , add sugar water syrup , age 1 month bottle

Yellow Chartreuse

2g nutmeg , 1g angelica root , 2g star anise , 1g fennel , 1g caraway seeds , 1g cumin seeds , 25g saffron , 1 litre 70%abv , 250 ml water , 600g sugar . Macerate ( steep) botanicals 3 days , filter , add sugar water syrup , age 1 week , bottle

 

 

What's abv??

 

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Other than Firebirds excellent ceiling spell , which I think was one of the original purposes of those " charlatan monks" . Being basically drinkable tincture the magic and health benefit of the herb is still there. These recipes were once used as medicines. Make note that's . 25g saffron as 25g would be about $350.00 US.

 

Damn... to rich for my blood.

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Michele that's alcohol by volume as a %

Whiterose that's about $1.00 worth in the recipe. Heck parking in NY going to set you back more.

 

 

.25 g sounds more feesable. Oh hell no, I'm not parking in the city. Going up farther north where there aint nothing but trees and mountains....*sigh*... home.

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I make a variety of these, some go on for further work for example a divination Liquer/Philtre but usually I don't bother with the water. Basically I steep the herbs in half of the alcohol which is usually 40-45% ABV then filter and add the rest of the alcohol to it, of course this is a simple basic recipe but from here you can add more ingredients or go onto making fruit liquers which are great for gifts. Remember to save the boozy fruit though for jams or to serve with cream for dessert.

 

There a few reasons for not adding water but mainly because my base alcohol is lower % and you do not need to dilute. I also rarely use white refined sugar or a sugar syrup but you can if you prefer things a tad sweeter, somewhere I have a sugar/sweetener correspondence list which is quite nifty.

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