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Pitcher recipes - Non-alc
« on: November 29, 2012, 02:55:12 PM »


So two questions.

  • What kind of loose tea should I use for this?  Wegman's and Twinnings both have a wide selection.  Something black suitable for throwing in round slices of lemon, and maybe Earl Gray with rounds of blood orange?
  • What else can I make in this pitcher besides Sangria?  Red stuff with sugar and chunks of fruit?  Something based on lime that's not as acidic as lemonade?

I wanted a pitcher for iced tea. I also possess mate.

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Re: Pitcher recipes - Non-alc
« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2012, 02:59:54 PM »
okay. i will give you my favorite recipe with something based on lime, though it has alcohol.  i call them tidewaters.

one 6 ounce frozen thingy of limeaid. 
fill that thing up with 6 ounces of rum
one can of beer. 

mix and drink

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Re: Pitcher recipes - Non-alc
« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2012, 03:07:06 PM »
one 6 ounce frozen thingy of limeaid. 
fill that thing up with 6 ounces of rum
one can of beer. 

Shouldn't you put the beer in before the liquor?

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Re: Pitcher recipes - Non-alc
« Reply #3 on: November 29, 2012, 06:30:41 PM »
one 6 ounce frozen thingy of limeaid. 
fill that thing up with 6 ounces of rum
one can of beer. 

Shouldn't you put the beer in before the liquor?

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Re: Pitcher recipes - Non-alc
« Reply #4 on: November 29, 2012, 06:51:59 PM »
okay let me rephrase it. 6 ounces limeaid, 6 ounces rum, 12 ounces beer. mix it up and enjoy.  i just use the limeaid container as the measure for the rum.

of course i do detect a hint of feciscousness? man i can't spell, but there you have it.
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Re: Pitcher recipes - Non-alc
« Reply #5 on: November 30, 2012, 12:52:22 AM »
okay let me rephrase it. 6 ounces limeaid, 6 ounces rum, 12 ounces beer. mix it up and enjoy.  i just use the limeaid container as the measure for the rum.

of course i do detect a hint of feciscousness? man i can't spell, but there you have it.
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Re: Pitcher recipes - Non-alc
« Reply #6 on: November 30, 2012, 03:29:16 AM »
Squeeze some lemons, add a bit of sugar and mix. Top off with carbonated water. Adjust ingredients to taste.

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Re: Pitcher recipes - Non-alc
« Reply #7 on: November 30, 2012, 06:22:14 AM »
Squeeze some lemons, add a bit of sugar and mix. Top off with carbonated water. Adjust ingredients to taste.

Ooh, carbonated water... or tonic water, which is lemony and somewhat bitter?

How about something for the winter.  Like a quarter pound of cinnamon sticks infused (i.e. hot water steep), a few whole cloves, a couple chunks of Dragonfruit, Dragonfruit juice, and sliced ginger root?

No hot, heady, spiced drinks here?

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Re: Pitcher recipes - Non-alc
« Reply #8 on: November 30, 2012, 07:39:12 AM »
2 cups cucumber juice
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
1 inch "thumb sized" piece of ginger - juiced (I put it through the juicer before the cucumber)
1/2 cup simple syrup (or to taste)
 
Dilute with equal volume of lemon-lime soda. Serve with generous amounts of ice.
 
Optional - 1 cup Absolute Citron or other lemon-citrus vodka
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Re: Pitcher recipes - Non-alc
« Reply #9 on: November 30, 2012, 09:14:55 AM »
mulled cider? lots of clove and cinnemon and ginger and orange slices. is that pitcher hot safe?
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Re: Pitcher recipes - Non-alc
« Reply #10 on: November 30, 2012, 10:46:47 AM »
mulled cider? lots of clove and cinnemon and ginger and orange slices. is that pitcher hot safe?

One of my favorites, or Glühwein (red wine with clove, cinnimon, and orange peel.)
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Re: Pitcher recipes - Non-alc
« Reply #11 on: November 30, 2012, 11:56:49 AM »
How about some nice water? That would do for "non-alc".
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Re: Pitcher recipes - Non-alc
« Reply #12 on: January 12, 2013, 09:17:09 PM »
I like me some Canada Dry Ginger Ale and a mix of Cranapple for wonderfulness....
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