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Equal parts simple syrup to grain alcohol

As promised, the next step in the orangecello process. While not blood orange, the steps and ingredients are the same for lemons, oranges, strawberries…

Add an amount of simple syrup equal to thew amount of grain alcohol used in the extraction step.The syrup must be the same temperature as the booze. This is accomplished by preparing the syrup beforehand and storing overnight in the same cold, dark place you store the extraction.

Simple Syrup

equal parts sugar and water

be aware that 1 cup of sugar and 1 cup of water will make 1 1/3 cups syrup, or 3 cups of sugar and 3 cups of water will make near a quart or liter.

Combine, do not stir, and return to that cool, dark place for another month. Good Stuff!

 

Wild, or rather, feral sour oranges.

This batch was made with feral sour oranges we found while hiking in the Florida backcountry outside of Sarasota. We may call it Myakkalino!

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