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Ogden's Old Firewhiskey

Postby Dave » Sat May 31, 2014 11:55 pm

http://www.instructables.com/id/Ogdens-Old-Firewhiskey/

Ran across this one in a printed collection of Instructables I checked out from the city library on a whim, and couldn't help thinking that there might be somebody crazy enough hereabouts to think about trying it.

Seems like it might be kinda tame, compared to a nice fruity habanero cordial, but it's probably easier to make.
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Re: Ogden's Old Firewhiskey

Postby NOTDilbert » Sun Jun 01, 2014 12:41 am

If it's too tame, infuse some cayenne (crushed rather than ground) with the candies, then filter to remove the pepper flakes with the wax - unless a stray pepper flake at the back of the throat sound like a good jest (It's not - might induce some fire breathing, or at least turn the air blue). I used to make several liqueurs when I was in the Brewer's Guild in the SCA, but not cinnamon whiskey - I made cherry kirschvasser, glacial horilka (lemon), coffee liqueur, orange liqueur, and a batch or two of prickly pear liqueur - never got that last one to my satisfaction, though, kept turning out too watery in texture - flavor was good, though. Also made lotsa mead....sigh. Happy memories.
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Re: Ogden's Old Firewhiskey

Postby Catawampus » Sat Jun 14, 2014 11:22 am

Helpful tip of the day: monkeys and the fermenting of pumpkin wine do not join together harmoniously.
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Re: Ogden's Old Firewhiskey

Postby Jabberwonky » Sat Jun 14, 2014 11:59 am

Catawampus wrote:Helpful tip of the day: monkeys and the fermenting of pumpkin wine do not join together harmoniously.

Jabberwonky wrote:Monkeys make everything funnier."


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Re: Ogden's Old Firewhiskey

Postby Barn0wl » Fri Sep 05, 2014 1:51 am

The recipe sounds like it would taste okay. But personally, I would think that buying a bottle of Fireball Cinnamon Whiskey would be much easier and possibly have a much similar taste. (Note; Fireball is an excellent warmer-upper when you're having to run the snow-blower through 2 feet of snow in February.)
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Re: Ogden's Old Firewhiskey

Postby MerchManDan » Fri Sep 05, 2014 2:43 am

Barn0wl wrote:(Note; Fireball is an excellent warmer-upper when you're having to run the snow-blower through 2 feet of snow in February.)

Even in February, I was unaware that Arizona could get 2 feet of snow. ;)
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Re: Ogden's Old Firewhiskey

Postby Barn0wl » Fri Sep 05, 2014 11:59 pm

MerchManDan wrote:
Barn0wl wrote:(Note; Fireball is an excellent warmer-upper when you're having to run the snow-blower through 2 feet of snow in February.)

Even in February, I was unaware that Arizona could get 2 feet of snow. ;)

Oh, indeed we can. The elevation where I live is what makes the difference. My house sits right at 6900 ft elevation. This last Winter wasn't too bad, I only had to run the snow-blower a couple of times. I think our biggest single storm dropped a little over a foot of snow, but that was on top of some from previous storms ... but it wasn't too bad. Here's a couple of photos (on my deviantArt page). The first one was May 2008 and was in my front yard. The second one was in 2006 and was taken at a lake just outside of town.;

http://barn0wl.deviantart.com/art/Mount ... -207753104

http://barn0wl.deviantart.com/art/North ... -201167306
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Re: Ogden's Old Firewhiskey

Postby MerchManDan » Sat Sep 06, 2014 12:51 am

Barn0wl wrote:Oh, indeed we can. The elevation where I live is what makes the difference. My house sits right at 6900 ft elevation. This last Winter wasn't too bad, I only had to run the snow-blower a couple of times. I think our biggest single storm dropped a little over a foot of snow, but that was on top of some from previous storms ... but it wasn't too bad. Here's a couple of photos (on my deviantArt page). The first one was May 2008 and was in my front yard. The second one was in 2006 and was taken at a lake just outside of town.;

http://barn0wl.deviantart.com/art/Mount ... -207753104

http://barn0wl.deviantart.com/art/North ... -201167306

Well, I'll be darned; learn something new everyday! :mrgreen: Also, those are some really lovely photos you have there; it's interesting how many other Forumites are skilled photographers.
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Re: Ogden's Old Firewhiskey

Postby Barn0wl » Tue Sep 09, 2014 12:19 am

MerchManDan wrote:Well, I'll be darned; learn something new everyday! :mrgreen: Also, those are some really lovely photos you have there; it's interesting how many other Forumites are skilled photographers.

Thanks Dan! I do enjoy photography and I'm glad you enjoyed my photos. :D
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