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Spruce Beer

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Servings: 1
Categories: Alcoholic Beverages / Brewing

    2.00 oz Hops
    0.50 ga Water
    8.00 ga Warm water
    1.00 ga Molasses
    4.00 oz Essence of spruce
    1.00 pt Water
    0.25 pt Yeast

Put hops and water in a kettle and boil for 30 minutes. Strain; add 8 gallons warm water, molasses and spruce essence. Put in a clean cask, shake all well together and add yeast. Let stand and work for 6-7 days, or less if the weather is warm. When drawn off, add 1 teaspoon molasses to each bottle. Many of the recipes in this collection did not contain amounts or oven temperatures. I have typed them in as they appear in the book, typos and all. Depression Era Recipes Patricia R. Wagner ISBN 0-934860-55-6 Entered by Carolyn Shaw 5-95 Submitted By CAROLYN SHAW On 05-18-95 (1412)

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