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Please don't ask me what I was thinking when I made this. To be honest, I just threw some flavours together and hoped they worked. A couple of minor tweaks and here you have it. For me, the banana and pineapple are at the forefront of this. All the other flavours seem to blend in nicely. I've put 15 days steep time as I made this Nov 25th and didn't like it after 2/3 days so I just left it. Just trying it Dec 23rd and it's pretty damned tasty.
Trying out some different accents for my last recipe, this is one of them I really enjoyed. Just going to go over the differences,and why I pick certain ingredients.
The first and most obvious got rid of the peach, and put in green apple. CAP green apple hard candy, is a great green apple candy flavor, that pairs perfectly with, FLV fire cinnamon. Also added a little FA pair to accent the Apple and melon.
Reduced the amount of vanilla swirl in this recipe. I made 120 mil test batch of mrs. Claus dirty melon milk, and it's gone 😋 so obviously I really enjoyed it. That said, I knew we should get away with reducing the vanilla swirl by a few percentage points.
Sincerely hope you enjoy, happy holidays!!!
Bonus recipe, this one was from last year, and still one of my favorites.
I wanted a nice warm, subtly spiced apple cider. I could drink those little cider packets by the gallon during the winter. I find that most "jug" cider has a metallic taste so I usually prefer the packets unless I open up the wallet for the really good pressed cider.
Hangsen Apple Mix is my new favorite concentrate for apple cider mixes. It's a little artificial so I add some crisp authentic apple with FA Fuji. The liquid amber turns them both a little more towards cooked and adds some depth and warmth.
TFA Brown Sugar is here to mingle with the inherent darkness in Liquid Amber and turn it a bit sweet and slightly caramelized.
The obvious choice for cinnamon is the king, FLV Rich Cinnamon. I use it super low here so it doesn't take over the mix and just accents it.
The Apple Mix, Fuji and Rich Cinnamon together can go a bit in the dry direction so I'm boosting the juiciness with FA Pear. It also adds just a little depth to the apple.
I like a little orange zest simmered with my warm spiced apple cider. It brightens up the apples and accents the cinnamon really well. I chose FW Tangerine because it's a subtle sweet tangerine that doesn't bully other flavors. It does the job of brightening this mix without being obvious.
This is good shake and vape but give it an overnight steep to get really saturated flavor.
Delicious cooked apple darker apple with a light hint of a bright apple just to mix it up 1 drop of rich cinnamon in a 30ml bottle just to get that cinnamon dusting. Pear is in the mix to add a bit more juiciness and texture. Crust isn't to strong for me may be my illness but I plan to try barch 4 soon and get more crust.
PLACEHOLDER NOTE - OOO Lychee is a placeholder for FRANDY Flavors Lychee. Its a Malaysian Lychee rebrand (I think) Im not sure what would be closest to sub with as Ive not found anything similar to this yet.
** I am sure you could sub this with another Malaysian Lychee that has a fresh Lychee Beverage profile.
Ive Been Chasing a Pear and Lychee Profile for a while now and could just not get the balances right. With my Lychee base tweaked its finally at a point where Im happy to share it.
I was aiming for a Lychee & Pear FRUIT JUICE Combo with The Lychee (using my 'DeLychious' as a Base) being just that touch above the Pear.
While Pushing for that Perfectly Sweet Lychee Juice that pops that Juicy-nectary Sweet Lychee Flavor on the inhale and the Pear to lay the profile out on the exhale. Lychee and Pear The way I Like it.
(FRA Lychee) - I recently found a Deliciously Fruit Juice Lychee type of Lychee by Frandy Flavors (a Local house brand). This Lychee gives you that FRUIT JUICE type of Lychee and the closest I can explain this is that its Very similar if not exactly the same Lychee profile that you would get with Liqui-Fruit Lychee Juice.
(CAP Sweet Lychee) - I love Cap sweet lychee as it gives that Sweetness that you would get from a Candy type of Lychee. I added this to Widen\emulsify the lychee up a bit in terms of That sweet syrupy vibe you get from a a lychee puree (fruit but almost Candied).
CAP Sweet Lychee tends to add a Bit of a 'Musky candy' note at higher % that I like it to be, thats why its added to the FRA instead of being the Main Lychee.
(FA Lychee) - I felt hat the Lychee juice could be more realistic in a actual ripe fruit way so I added the FA Lychee to give you that little Touch of Authenticity, For me at higher % its tends too get Very Florally (Overpoweringly Florally, if you are not into Flora notes) and adds that Bitter as if you chew on a piece of the Lychee Skin.
(FA Pear) I Selected this Pear for its realistic top of the harvest Fruit like flavor profile that it adds, complimenting the Realistic Fruit Juice profile with its own moistness it brings.
(INW Pear) This was added to make the pear even more realistic by expanding on the Pear Skin and TEXTURE that also makes up that Grittyness of a Pear Profile.
FA Cream Fresh:
Nothing Like some "old mans Breath" to liven things up :-)
On a serious note, this is there to accentuate/outline/sharpen the Lychee and pears profiles that sometimes gets lost into the back ground. Also acts a nice canvass for the other additives to mingle more.
FA Apple Fuji:
It just needed a touch of Magic somewhere
Added a touch of this to Pop the Tang of the Lychee a bit more, giving it that FRESH Ripe Fruit flavor instead of the a 'Warm Ripe' or Over ripeness.
I personally Added the WS because this is supposed to be a FRUIT JUICE, and fruit beverages are normally cold.
Add the SS, Doooo It!!