Folio 1, Page 14a, Verso

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Title

Folio 1, Page 14a, Verso

Subject

Untitled recipe for currant wine

Description

Crush and strain your Currants through a Coarse Cloth and to
every- ┌2 Quarts ┐Gallon Gallon of Water put 2 Quarts of Currant Juice, and to every Gallon
of Liquor put [┌21/2 ┐]3 pound of good Brown Sugar, as
soon as the Sugar is melted and well mixe'd in the Liquor.
Tun it into your Barrell and stir it well twice a Day for 10 or 12
Days or till it has done working- then close it, and when it has
stood 4 or 5 Months draw it off and put it thro'ugh a Jelly Bag.
then wipe out the Cask and put the Wine in again and to every
Gallon of Wine put a 1/4 pound lb of Loaf Sugar and to every 6 Gallons
of Wine 3 drams of Isinglass- Close it well up and in 8 weeks it is-
ready to Bottle

A Quart of Razberries to every Gallon of Wine mixe’d with-
the Currants is a very great addition-
Raised (superscript) letters are lowered, contractions are expanded, and added letters italicised retaining the apostrophe. Deleted text is shown as[ ].

Creator

Unknown

Publisher

Gillespie Family

Date

1782 to 1896

Contributor

Charlotte Starkie wrote the changes

Rights

Site licence

Format

Hand written page pinned to a page of a paper document

Language

English

Type

Paper document

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Text

Crush and strain your Currants through a Coarse Cloth and to every Ʌ 2 Q[uar]ts Gallon of Water put 2 Quarts of Currant Juice, and to –
every Gallon of Liquor put Ʌ 2 1/23 pound of good Brown Sugar, as soon as the Sugar is melted and well mix’d in the Liquor. Tun it into your Barrell and stir it well twice a Day for 10 or 12 Days or till it has done working- then close it, and when it has stood 4 or 5 Months draw it off and put it through a Jelly Bag. then wipe out the Cask and put the Wine in again and to every Gallon of Wine put a 1/4lb of Loaf Sugar and to every 6 Gallons of wine 3d of Isinglass- Close it well up and in 8 weeks it is- ready to Bottle
A Quart of Razberries to every Gallon of Wine mix’d with the Currants is a very great addition-

Charlotte seems to have tried this receipt out, and added her own emphasis to the word "Gallon" by underlining it, in a somewhat shaky hand it must be said.  Currants were popular in the Starkie household.

Original Format

Paper document pinned to a page

Files

F1P14aV.JPG

Citation

Unknown, “Folio 1, Page 14a, Verso,” The Huntroyd Receipts, accessed July 5, 2020, https://huntroyd.co.uk/items/show/25.

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