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Old 27-11-2007, 21:21   #1
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Talking Homemade hooch?

I for one wouldn't carry a lot of booze on a passage. Are there any good tips on making hooch from local fruits and such? Not the jailhouse varity, something a little safer? I've brewed beer and wine and assume it's similar, anything would help!

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It takes up too much space to try and make it. For wine, it needs to settle. Can't do that on a moveing boat.
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He's talking dope not booze.
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Home Distillation of Alcohol (Homemade Alcohol to Drink)

I do mine like this

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Wes, you may want to be careful of the use of the word Hooch. In many other countries, this is a name for Marajauna.
We all assume you are asking about making Alcohol. As Del has said, it takes a lot of room and a heap of a lot of sugar to boot. Then if you want it more potent than Wine, then it has to be distilled. Not sure you would want a still on a boat.
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He's talking dope not booze.
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Are there any good tips on making hooch from local fruits and such?
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Hooch is dope, cannabis, weed, Marajauna in NZ. Alcohol is grog, piss, drink, booze.
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In North America, Hooch is slang for Liquor, especially home made, cheap, or illegal.
I’ve heard that the term comes from Hoochihoo, a liquor used by the Hutsnuwu Indians.
In Viet Nam, Americans called a hut or simple shelter, a Hooch (hootch?).
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The local liquor store where I grew up in NY was named 'Homer's Hootch Hatch".
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I've never heard MJ called Hootch in Asia. But I've only been here 25 years - LOL

In the Philippines I have heard it called "djutz" (phoenetically) - I don't really know the origin of that one.

On the OT - Why carry all the mixin's when they already distill it and pack it into convenient bottles for you ;-)
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It was just a thought! Hooch in the states is homemade booze. You guys are hilarious, no cannabis for me thanks, it's been a while since I graduated high school.
I know that stores can be hard to come by in the middle of the pacific, but you might find a nice mango tree or star fruit tree on a nice deserted island. Could make some tasty wine?
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It seems that wine takes several months before you can even think of drinking it and having it taste good. While I couldn't argue with staying on a deserted island with plenty of fruit trees and a fresh water source for a few months, I think that might over stay most of the visas you can get. (Usually 3 months from what I hear) On the other hand, you could always make up a batch, bury it, come back a year or two later, hope nobody found it and if they didn't, PARTY!!!
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I've never heard MJ called Hootch in Asia. But I've only been here 25 years - LOL

In the Philippines I have heard it called "djutz" (phoenetically) - I don't really know the origin of that one.

On the OT - Why carry all the mixin's when they already distill it and pack it into convenient bottles for you ;-)
Be aware!

In the Philippines recreational drug use, and distribution especially is punishable by death.
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Be aware!

In the Philippines recreational drug use, and distribution especially is punishable by death.
A few years ago I flew to Malaysia.
On the flight back, we made a stop in Singapore. Whenthe plane (Singapore Airlines) started to descend and the seat belts announcement came over the speakers, I was pleasantly shocked to hear that. The message was delivered by a petite flight attendant with such a sweet pleasant voice. That statement was the last sentence of the announcment and by the tone of her voice, it may have as well been a birthday greeting or similar, the polar opposite of a clerk in the US Post Office or the DMV. I guess you had to be there to fully appreciate the moment.

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