To recap: I embarked on an experiment to concoct my own bacon vodka, an one-woman moonshine operation on August 30. The mason jar was wrapped in 3 layers of plastic bags and I had not been able to muster enough courage to peek inside it. What was I afraid that I might see floating in the jar?
Van Gogh’s ear?
Mundane green goo?
Tadpoles? (I have a REAL, as opposed to fake…, phobia against frogs so that would indeed be part of my worst nightmares…)
I can’t really tell ya. The fact is: I didn’t take a look at my concoction until two weeks afterwards, and it looked like this:
As opposed to how it looked in the very beginning:
I am not sure I will be brave enough to put it anywhere near my mouth or nose, to be completely honest…
One more week to go, my friends. In the mean time, let’s read about the Bacon Beer, shall we?
“We just about lost it when we heard Brooklyn Brewery brew master Garrett Oliver was working on a beer made from Benton’s Country Smokehouse bacon, and now it’s a reality.
The catch is: You’ll have to pay $350 for a taste of Reinschweinsgebot, as Oliver is calling it.”
Ugh. People in New York City slay me. $350 for a sip of that beer? Forget it. Give me enough tomato juice and add a lot of alcohol, I should be able to swallow my DIY bacon vodka when the time comes.
Stay tuned. Oh, and you are ALL invited to the launch cum tasting party!