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S2 Ep1: L&V in a hurry and L&V bottle fermented


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L&V in a hurry
Makes 6 large drinks

Ginger juice
large knob ginger, peeled

L&V
3 lemons, rind removed and juiced
2 oranges, rind removed and juiced
1 teaspoon citric acid
1 tablespoon Ginger Juice
10 drops bitters
1 cup honey
2 cups water

For each drink
ice as required
sparkling water as required

For the ginger juice
1. Grate ginger onto two layers of muslin.
2. Squeeze juice through muslin into a bowl.

For the L&V
1. Mix lemon and orange juice, citric acid and ginger juice together.
2. Place honey and water in a saucepan and bring to a simmer. Stir bitters and juice mixture into the honey mixture and simmer to make a syrup. 
3. Remove from heat and cool.
4. Pour 1/4 cup syrup into each glass over ice, and top with sparkling water.


L&V bottle fermented
Makes approximately 1 litre

100ml honey
200ml water
3 lemons, rind removed and juiced
2 oranges, rind removed and juiced
1 tablespoon Ginger Juice
10 drops bitters
600ml water
25 granules sweet wine yeast

1. Place honey and 100ml water in a saucepan and bring to a simmer. Add remaining ingredients and mix.
2. Pour into a strong, clean 1 litre bottle with a screw cap. Store in a dark warm place for 48 hours only.
Serve, undoing the cap gently to slowly release the pressure


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