To Make Green Goosbury [Gooseberry] Wine. 1706

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To Make Green Goosbury [Gooseberry] Wine. 1706

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To Make Green Goosbury Wine. 1706
Take 24 pounds of Green Goose[r]rys, top and taile them, beat them in a mortar, then take [a] quarts of spring water and steep ye gooseberrys all night yn [press] them out and put thereto 9 pounds of fine sugar; let it stand an other night & then run it thorough a flannel bag, put it into a [Vefsel], and let ye [Vefsel] be full, when it has done workeing stoppe it up, and when it has stood a fortnight take to every 5 gallons hafe an ounce of [illegible] cut small and steep'd in [illegible]enish Wine or white wine, Draw some of ye wine and beat it up wth [illegible], put it into ye [Vefsel] and mix them well togather to stand a Month, and bottle it off wth a lump of loaf Sugar in every Battle, and let it run through a peice of Muslin in ye funnel - - - - - - - -
Draw your wine from your grounds before you put your finein in; halfe an ounce of [illegible] if good is enough for 10 Gallons of wine, it is better to stand 3 months in ye [Vefsel] after it is fined before you bottle it of you are obliged not to give ye receipt to any body. - - -

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Caylor, Karmen
Le, Vincent

Source

Elizabeth Fairfax cookbook, Collection #C0202, Special Collections Research Center, George Mason University Libraries.

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George Mason University Libraries

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Public domain. There are no known restrictions.

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