Thread: Lino's Nero Tea
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Old 03-20-2019, 12:49 PM
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I'd be inclined to avoid changing something you have yet to melt. Try to get some rosin. Sporting goods stores will have bags for pitchers and music stores would have it for bows on string instruments. I would imagine google would turn up sourcing.
If Lino used rosin, he had good reason to. Sugar was not hard to find.

Here's a rosin source, I suspect expensive but a start. Crush it.

When you look at classic recipes, they're classic for a reason and stood the test of time. If you want to change the world, that's really OK but you need a place to stand. I recommend standing with tradition. Go from there. Try this goop. Melt it. report back. Take feedback. melt some more and begin your changes. I started with the encyclopedia Britannica fifty years back. It was a lot more lonely then with Dudley Giberson holding a light on the path. I just continue to think that the belief that you will break new ground this week is unlikely, particularly if you are just now inquiring about incompatibility. This actually is a long rocky road filled with silica stones.
Where are we going and why am I in this basket?
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