How to make rum?
The birthplace of the rum is the island of Barbados. Rum is made by fermenting and further distillation of residual products from sugar production. In the rum almost 40 percent of alcohol, it is both light yellow and black. Today, rum can be cooked even at home.
How to cook rum
Preparation of rum does not take you much time, literally half an hour. Ingredients that we need:
- 1 liter of vodka;
- 50 ml of rum essence;
- 10 ml of pineapple essence;
- 10 ml of vanilla essence;
- 4 teaspoons of burnt sugar;
- 200 g of sugar;
- 500 ml of water.
Preparation. Turn the stove in a saucepan pour water, pour 200 grams of sugar. The liquid must be heated on medium heat, while constantly stirring it.
After completely dissolving the sugar, remove the pan from the heat, then dissolve in the syrup already pre-prepared burnt sugar. In a separate container mix the vodka with the available essences.
When the sugar syrup cools to aboutroom temperature, it is necessary to pour the vodka mixture, while all the while mixing. Then rum should be poured into bottles and carefully corked. The drink should be infused for one month in a dark and dry place.
After insisting the rum, filtration will be needed. The resulting rum must be filtered through several layers of gauze. This will be enough for a complete cleaning. Now you can try a drink!
Homemade rum recipe with spices
Now you will learn one more home recipe, likemake rum. To do this, we need an ordinary home-made device with a coil. The simplest thing is to make brew for rum from sugar molasses. This product is easy to find in any pastry shop. A part of molasses is diluted with water, we add one kilogram of sugar cane and a handful of yeast. Do not forget about spices - nutmeg, cinnamon and herbs. Braga will "reach" 5-7 days. After the breg is ready, the raw materials must be overtaken several more times. Then to the resulting alcohol, add a little bit of burnt sugar and stand in an open copper vessel for literally several hours. Fill already seasoned asleep in an oak barrel. We are waiting for a couple of years, and try a great drink!
Now you know how to make rum at home. Rum can be drunk in its pure form, and can be used as a base for cocktails.