Vauvert. History Vauvert is first mentioned as the fief of Posquières (meaning "place of wells") when it was donated by Raymond Raphiel to Saint-Thibéry Abbey in 810.
In the Middle Ages, a little village grew up around the frequently besieged castle on top of the Motte-Foussat, now known as Castellas. The Christians and the Jews created two separate communities in the village. In the 12th century, the rabbinical school was an important centre of Jewish teaching, recognized across Europe thanks to the contributions of Abraham ben David and Isaac the Blind.
From the 13th century, the Christian sanctuary Notre-Dame du Val-Vert, just outside the village, gained increasing importance when it was visited by Louis IX, Charles IX, Francis I and Pope Clement V. From the Middle Ages, the inhabitants of Posquières-Vauvert enjoyed special rights to hunting, fishing, grazing and agriculture which had been granted by the barons. Geography Vauvert is typical of the historic towns in the area.
Chartreuse (liqueur) Elixir Végétal de la Grande-Chartreuse The two types of Chartreuse are: Green Chartreuse (110 proof or 55%) is a naturally green liqueur made from 130 herbs and plants macerated in alcohol and steeped for about 8 hours.
A last maceration of plants gives its colour to the liqueur.Yellow Chartreuse (80 proof or 40%), which has a milder and sweeter flavour and aroma. Also made by the monks of Chartreuse are: Chartreuse VEP VEP stands for Vieillissement Exceptionnellement Prolongé, meaning "exceptionally prolonged ageing" in English. Élixir Végétal de la Grande-Chartreuse (138 proof or 69%) Liqueur du 9° Centenaire (47%) Created in 1984 to commemorate the 900 year anniversary of the foundation of the abbey.
Make liquor in the house with a Tabletop Moonshine Still. Even though liquor is legal and you can just drive down to your local beverage warehouse for a jug of alcohol, making booze at home can still be a fun and easy, which is exactly what TableTop Still claims with their DIY spirits Stainless Steel Moonshine Still.
It’s a compact system that requires no running water, and it has a 1/2-gallon capacity. That means it’s small enough to not take over your entire kitchen, but big enough to still make it worth the while. The contraption comes with extremely easy to use instructions that will have you quickly distilling your own alcohol. Most importantly, you can distill without having to worry about any leaching or reaction from other types of metals, since it uses Type 304 stainless steel (the same type used for premium cookware). It’s available now for $250. In case you do plan on buying one, here's a decent link that talks about laws in the U.S. Via HC. Li-Fi has just been tested in the real world, and it's 100 times faster than Wi-Fi. Expect to hear a whole lot more about Li-Fi - a wireless technology that transmits high-speed data using visible light communication (VLC) - in the coming months.
With scientists achieving speeds of 224 gigabits per second in the lab using Li-Fi earlier this year, the potential for this technology to change everything about the way we use the Internet is huge. And now, scientists have taken Li-Fi out of the lab for the first time, trialling it in offices and industrial environments in Tallinn, Estonia, reporting that they can achieve data transmission at 1 GB per second - that's 100 times faster than current average Wi-Fi speeds. "We are doing a few pilot projects within different industries where we can utilise the VLC (visible light communication) technology," Deepak Solanki, CEO of Estonian tech company, Velmenni, told IBTimes UK.
"Currently we have designed a smart lighting solution for an industrial environment where the data communication is done through light. The REAL ginger beer recipe! - 2. This instructable features making ginger beer from a real GBP plant, not yeast which has been in existance for probably centuries.
If you've drunk commercial ginger beer it's nothing like this, it has a much smoother, tangy, fuller flavour than the sharp crisp versions made with just yeast. Oh how so many people have been fooled into making authentic, real ginger beer! Tsk tsk! Traditional ginger beer was made using a ginger beer plant. This is NOT something that you can easily make yourself - it must be possible to make it yourself because someone hundreds of years ago by chance seems to have created it. I have heard dark rumours that you can make one by blanching ginger and leaving it with wild yeasts to ferment (just like a sourdough starter). It is only in recent generations (read: 1887) that a gentleman called Harry Marshall Ward looked into the sybiotic relationship and had he have known it was going to pretty much consume the rest of his life, he'd probably not have bothered. French Green Dragon Drink Recipe - Cocktail. Advertisement Product Feature French Green Dragon.
Green Chartreuse Drink Recipes by Bar None Drinks. Choose from 35 drink recipes containing Green Chartreuse.
Learn more about Green Chartreuse in the drink dictionary! Alaska Cocktail #2 (Cocktail) Dry Sherry, Green Chartreuse, London Dry Gin Bijou Cocktail (Cocktail) Gin, Green Chartreuse, Orange Bitters, Sweet Vermouth.