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Old 07-14-2006, 04:36 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by mudbug
OK, girls - let me ask you this:

Are eau de vie and aquavit the same thing? I'm thinking aquavit is Eastern European (Czech, maybe?)
Aquavit is a norwegien liquor about 42% alcohol by volume. It's made from potatoes or grain mash, usually light yellow in colour. It's often flavoured with caraway seeds, fennel or lemon rind.

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Old 07-14-2006, 04:45 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by VeraBlue
Hi Gretchen

Cassis is made from currants, not raspberries.
I think she meant framboise.

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