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Average Sugar Content of Honey

Average Sugar Content of Honey

 I don’t have a source noted on this. I am not sure which of several sources I found it in  Average sugar content of honey:  Fructose (d-fructose) 38.5% Dextrose (d-glucose) 31.0%  Sucrose (table sugar) 1.5% Maltose 7.2% Other higher carbohydrates 4.2%

Melrosette, or Rose Syrup

Melrosette, or Rose Syrup

This is from an email trail discussing rhodamels (rose meads), rose syrups, and things to make from rose petals, such as rosaries.  Froniga also combined the petals of red damask roses and purified honey with alcohol to make melrosette, another healing potion which is not fermented. Rhodomel is simply another […]

Brewing 101 Part 2: Cordials

Brewing 101 Part 2: Cordials

This is part of a class handout from a class on all things brewing that I taught in Fall 2008.  In the future I’d break it out – this one was one long session!  You’re welcome to use this, just please give me credit for it. Cordials  Almost all period […]

Peach Cordial

Peach Cordial

     My nephew Ross has been making cordials since college, but just recently knocked my socks off with this one and the Cranberry Cordial also on this site. Have you tried this? Made it, tasted it?  What did you think?      3 lbs peaches, pitted and quartered (I left the skins […]