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Spike Your Juice?

June 22, 2010 at 6:00 pm , by

Wow! This prohibition craze is really getting out of hand! First is was faux-speakeasies, and now you can make your own alcoholic beverages (no bathtub required). I’ll admit, when this product first crossed my desk, I thought it was a bit silly, and in truth, I probably will not be making more home brew any time soon. None of that changes the fact that it’s a pretty cool project (not for kids though—duh!) and really does explain (in the simplest of terms) just how alcohol is made.

Spike Your Juice is based on federweisser, a lightly alcoholic Eastern European drink that is only available during the grape harvest in the Fall. The directions are pretty straightforward—it’s literally 3 steps to cocktail time! Let’s make some. Shall we?

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