Infusion of BlackBerry has a nice rich taste and aroma. Unlike the wines from this fruit, to cook it faster and easier. Healthy beverage possesses tonic properties. There are many recipes of cooking on alcohol and without it.
The beneficial properties of the BlackBerry
BlackBerry is a storehouse of vitamins. It promotes rejuvenation of the body, accelerates metabolism, strengthens the immune system. Berry is recommended for people with cardiovascular disease. In BlackBerry contains:
- tanning substances;
- vitamins A, E, C, b, R.
They enhance the protective functions of the organism. Berry promotes better absorption of vitamin C, reduces swelling, helps against intestinal parasites. Berries ripe blackberries have antipyretic and analgesic properties, which is why they eat during a cold, as well as during diseases of the diuretic system. The disease is transferred more easily, the nervous system is calmed, sweats intensively. Healing properties have not only the berries but also the leaves. They are often added to the tincture of BlackBerry.
To prepare the infusion, it is enough to stock up on berries and sugar. Classic recipes BlackBerry brandy provide for natural fermentation. The strength of this drink – from 9 to 13 degrees. Lovers of spirits can increase the degree by adding vodka, alcohol or moonshine at the end.
First you need to select the ripe and perespevshey berries, to remove damaged and rotten, trim the stalk, rinse and dry. 1 kg berries pour into a glass container – a bottle or jar, pour 300 g of sugar. Leave them in a warm place with temperature of 19-26 degrees or in the sun for 7 days. The throat of the bottle is closed with a gauze lid, so it did not hit the insects. Every day liqueur of blackberries in the home need to be shaken.
When you see bubbles of carbon dioxide, and the drink starts to “sizzle”, it means that he has strayed. At this stage gauze cap changed to a rubber glove with a small hole at the top. Instead, you can use a water solution. Thereafter, the infusion should be left alone for a month, putting it in a cool dark place. At the end of the term, or as soon as the glove falls, the beverage is filtered through cheesecloth, bottled and clog them.
Important! Before drinking is advised to endure the drink for months in the fridge for a brighter taste. At low temperature the shelf life of liqueurs is 5 years.
Recipe: BlackBerry brandy alcohol has a greater number of ingredients. Pounds of berries are sorted, washed and dried. Shifting them into a jar, add a few buds of clove, a pinch of cinnamon, three tablespoons liquid aromatic honey. Three days later, when the infusion is fermented, add 160 ml of water and 740 of alcohol. Drink insist on for months, then filtered and poured into containers. Note that during aging the sediment appears, which you need to carefully remove. Liqueur of BlackBerry alcohol-will appeal to fans of tart and aromatic alcohol.
To prepare the infusion of BlackBerry vodka, is required to prepare a kilogram of berries is to place them in the bottle. Spread to the sugar and mix, a bottle closed with a gauze bandage and put on the windowsill for a couple of days. It is shaken periodically. Two days later, when the sugar has dissolved, the syrup is poured into a separate jar. There is added 500 ml of vodka, juice of one lemon, vanilla sugar on the tip of a knife. Hide the jar in a dark cool place.
In the remaining brandy, we need to add quality vodka – Drink 500 ml insist 7 days. The liquid should reach the throat capacity on 1-2 cm Infusion was filtered through a sieve, then combine the syrup with vodka. Bottling, it is left to age for six months.
Kilo of ripe berries are sorted, washed and dried, gently crushed in an enamel container until the juice. Then pour blackberries into a jar, add 0.5 liters of cognac. Zakuporit tight container, leave it alone for a month. At the expiry of the infusion is filtered through a sieve. After that we need sugar 500 g fill 0, 5 liters of water, boil the syrup. When it is cooled, it is poured into the infusion. If need be, drink again passed through a sieve, bottled. Tincture store in a basement or a refrigerator at a temperature of 3-4 degrees.
With mint and lemon zest
From 800 grams of ripe berries and remove all twigs, pour them in a bowl. BlackBerry cover 400 g of sugar, add:
- 10 mint leaves;
- 1 sliced lemon;
- several branches of anise;
- 5 g cardamom.
All mix until until the mixture will be juicy. Then shift into a bottle, pour a liter of vodka. The bottle is closed by plastic cap and leave in a cool place for 30 days. After this infusion is filtered through cheesecloth folded three times, then poured into containers.
When to take tincture
As BlackBerry liqueur refers to early, make it a month later after she strayed. In some recipes the period is extended to six months.
Certain rules of drinking there. It is often recommended to take people with chronic and inflammatory diseases. The main thing is to be careful and follow the dosage. The optimal dose per day for a cold – 1 shot. For medicinal purposes drink before lunch chilled, add it to tea. It is full bodied, rich, has a pleasant sweet and sour taste.
Important! BlackBerry brandy is used for rubbing in rheumatism. It is possible to moisten a compress or RUB the sore joints.
If you have liver disease or gastritis from drinking you should refuse. This is especially true for people with high acidity of the stomach. Contraindication to the use of the tincture is the idiosyncrasy of the berries or allergic to it.
Brandy received at home, much better than purchased counterparts. It is more useful and tastier. The drink can be drunk for medicinal purposes and to diversify them a festive table.