ON THE FABRICATION OF LIQUEURS 273
Proceed as before while increasing however, if desired, the quantity of alcohol and decreasing that of water, so as to obtain a product measuring 49 to 50 degrees.
|Grand Wormwood, dried and separated||2 kilogr. 500|
|Petite Wormwood, dried and separated||1 kilogr. 500|
|Dried Hyssop Flowers||1|
|Dried Lemon Balm||1|
|Alcohol at 85 degrees||51 liters.|
Macerate as described previously and distill with 25 liters of water so as to obtain 50 liters of product, then add 30 liters of alcohol and 20 liters of water. The product will measure 65 degrees. Finally, here is a formula used by a spirit merchant of renown in Paris, which is much appreciated in the numerous establishments that serve it.
|Leaves and Flowers of Grand Wormwood||500 gram.|
|Leaves and Flowers of Petite Wormwood||100|
|Fennel of Florence||700|
|Alcohol at 90 degrees||20 liters.|
Macerate everything for 48 hours, add 10 liters of water and distill gently with steam to obtain 25 liters of product. The liquor meas-
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