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Old 08-27-2012, 10:17 AM   #1
blagooba
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I found a recipe for coconut wine but its not quite what I think I'm looking for. I'm aware that coconut oil can go rancid before there's enough alchohol to preserve the ingredients. I want to make a strong drink that I can use as a mixer with a coconut flavour like malibu?

If I ferment water to a high ABV and then top up the demijohn after the process with coconut milk and sugar would this stay preserved ? Or would a high ABV (16 +) overpower the flavour, if so, what strong coconut flavours could I add for this to work?

 
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Old 08-28-2012, 02:15 AM   #2
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its possible that it could preserve it, you will probably wanna find someone that has done this or you could do it yourself as an experiment and report back

 
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Old 08-28-2012, 06:58 PM   #3
jdrum
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check out watkins coconut extract there extracts used to be top of the line.

jim

 
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