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Old 01-09-2013, 06:21 PM   #1
Nov 2012
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I've decided I'm not a fan of ec1118, but I have a packet left to use. I was pondering what I would like to make and got to thinking about a calming methaglyn. I've been making herbal tinctures and teas for years, but with a concentrated tincture it doesn't matter how awful it tastes. With this I would like it to be something you sip and enjoy.

I was thinking orange camomile ginger, or camomile peppermint Passion flower.

Any herb combination recommendations?

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Old 01-09-2013, 06:35 PM   #2
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camomile peppermint passion flower sounds awesome!
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Old 01-09-2013, 08:12 PM   #3
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Be careful with chamomile. Last metheglin I made with that was very bitter. I think I was at about 3 1/2 oz per gallon equal parts chamomile and lemon grass.
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Old 01-10-2013, 03:42 AM   #4
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I was going to try to make this with honey instead of sugar:

Maybe you want to give it a try?

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