Category: Booze Build

  • This stuff is TERRIBLE

    Haha! Friday it all came out – people came by, I served them little drinks in dixie-cups. It was watery with the taste of subtle sweetness and overwhelming taste of vinegar. I don’t think there was much alcohol in it. I’m not really disappointed. Glad to know. Next time more sugar and what else? Fruit […]

  • Tank Time

    It’s been in the tank now almost four months. The Tank:It’s a used gas tank – I mean gently used, or or two fills before I took it over. But nonetheless, it still stunk of petrol. I contest that it adds to the overall experience and authentic flavor of the booze. The tank has a […]

  • To Begin.

    Well. I knew the ingredients that Hans used, so I picked them up. Boiled the panella (brown sugar) into a syrup and began to think. Perhaps I should get some better info before starting such a task. I found that E.C. Kraus gives some really good info on basics.However, I didn’t take any of the […]

  • Beginnings all come from somewhere.

    Like many of these cockamamie ideas, this one too came from traveling. From Ecuador. From the farm and Mr. Hans, the German squatter exile. The seed was sewn and began to germinate as we left the farm in Ecuador. In leaving we said good bye to our good friend Hans and purchased some trinkets from […]