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I know that the Post recipe says grain alcohol but everyone who I talked to about their limoncello says VODKA. Grain alcohol gives it a lighter fluid aftertaste.
Interesting! I bet it depends on the vodka - if you use crappy vodka, that can be pretty lighter fluidy too. I have some Polish vodka - Lubskova (not sure about the spelling) - that is the smoothest vodka I've ever had... maybe I will try with that. Too bad this takes so many weeks - I want Limoncello now!!
So I keep thinking about vodka vs. grain alcohol. I don't remember drinking a lot of vodka in Italy or Malta. Hmmm... I wonder if vodka is a variation on the original. Because grain (for homemade grain alcohol) grows aplenty in Italy, and good vodka is made from grain. I personally like potato vodka - it'd be interesting to see if that works too.
Lady B: You should make one with Grain and I'll make one with Vodka and we'll have a tasting party!!!!
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