Classic Mixology: Cocktail & Mixed Drink Recipes

Barley Water

1 table-spoon pearl barley

Ingredient: pearl barley

 Barley processed to remove its hull and bran.

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2 quart water

Ingredient: water

What it is:  Additive
Ubiquitous chemical substance that is composed of hydrogen and oxygen and is essential for all forms of life -- also a component of all drinks.

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One tablespoonful pearl barley to two quarts water. Put on fire and boil two minutes; strain through cheesecloth. This makes an excellent drink if made into lemonade.