hist-brewing: heather and fog

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Fri Oct 27 06:32:44 PDT 2000

In a message dated 10/26/00 4:38:45 PM Central Daylight Time, 
brewinfo at xnet.com writes:

> I faintly recall reading somewhere that there is a mould or fungus
>  that grows in heather blossoms.  I believe it is called "fog" or
>  something like that.  I've read where it should be removed before
>  the heather is used for brewing.  There's something about that fog
>  that is supposed to be intoxicating or hallucinogenic.
    Ach, sure 'tis nothin' but the mist o' the Scottish Hielands, as 
heady and intoxicatin' a vapour as ivver I've smelt.

    Knowledge is never wasted, nor is the time to acquire it.

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