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Forbidden Fruit Liqueur


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Does anyone have any recipes for Forbidden Fruit Liqueur?

 

I'm about to launch a new menu and we are making in house, but I wanted to see how on or off base I am, since I've never been lucky enough to try the real stuff. There is a bottle on ebay right now, but sadly it's out of my budget....

 

Here's what I was able to come up with based on looking into various sources online and in print:

 

Maceration:

300 ml inexpensive grape brandy

300 ml vodka 100 proof

150 ml high quality grapefruit syrup (giffard or d'arbo is my go-to)

zest of one pommelo

Maceration instructions: let macerate covered overnight or for 48 hours if possible

 

Run maceration through a fine filter and set aside

Add 0.5 grams of citric acid powder to balance acidity (or to taste)

 

Any suggestions folks?

Thanks!

T

 

 

 

 

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TT, what's the name of your place, and where is it? Thanks, and welcome to eGullet.

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17 minutes ago, Alex said:

TT, what's the name of your place, and where is it? Thanks, and welcome to eGullet.

Hi Alex,

 

We are opening a new hawaiian restaurant/bar in Santa Barbara called Uncle's. Projected open is april.

 

Thanks for the welcome! A friend suggested I come here to ask these kinds of questions instead of reddit.

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5 hours ago, TikiTerror said:

Hi Alex,

 

We are opening a new hawaiian restaurant/bar in Santa Barbara called Uncle's. Projected open is april.

 

Thanks for the welcome! A friend suggested I come here to ask these kinds of questions instead of reddit.

While you're waiting for replies, it would be great if yo posted an introduction. Browse to "Forums," select "Welcome Our New Members!," then "Start New Topic" (I assume; I don't get to see that).

"There is no sincerer love than the love of food."  -George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman, Act 1

 

Gene Weingarten, writing in the Washington Post about online news stories and the accompanying readers' comments: "I basically like 'comments,' though they can seem a little jarring: spit-flecked rants that are appended to a product that at least tries for a measure of objectivity and dignity. It's as though when you order a sirloin steak, it comes with a side of maggots."

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17 minutes ago, Alex said:

While you're waiting for replies, it would be great if yo posted an introduction. Browse to "Forums," select "Welcome Our New Members!," then "Start New Topic" (I assume; I don't get to see that).

Thanks, Will do asap

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