Bitter Almond Spirits

[ Bitter Almond Spirits ]

Date: Late 18th or early 19th century; exact date unknown.

Publication Format
Manuscript

Type
Drink

Ingredients
almonds
bitter almonds
spirits
loaf sugar
sugar
water

Places
Nova Scotia

Source: Militia Regulations Book
Institution: Nova Scotia Archives | Reference: MG 100 Vol. 1 No. 5 / Microfilm Reel 786

Description

A recipe for an almond liquor pasted on the pages of a book of Militia Regulations.


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Two ounces bitter almonds
3 Ā¼ pints spirits steepedĀ 21 days
7 lbs Loaf Sugar 3 half pints of water
stand two days them strain thru flannel
bag; and bottle