hist-brewing: Cordials

Owen Hutchins owenbrau at earthlink.net
Tue Jul 1 13:15:57 PDT 2003


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From: "rory" <rory at forgottensea.org>
To: <hist-brewing at pbm.com>
Sent: Monday, June 30, 2003 4:37 PM
Subject: Fw: Re: hist-brewing: Cordials

>Cold distillation (freezing off the excess water in order to
> concentrate the remaining alcohol) is not illegal federally

I have no idea where or who you are talking to, but this is another wrong
statement; for the purposes of the CFR, distillation includes ANY process
intended to increase the alcoholic content of a product, including
fractional crystallization ("freeze-distilling"). It is regulated in exactly
the same way.

Owen
"English doesn't borrow from other languages. English follows other
languages down dark alleys, knocks them over, and goes through their pockets
for loose grammar."




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