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A Trip to Mexico: Or, Recollections of a Ten-months' Ramble, in 1849-50 - Page 53
by Forbes - 1851 - 256 pages
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The North American Miscellany, Volume 2

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1851
...and this seems to answer very well. This pro-cess of milking the Aloe is, u might be ex ncct rl. a fatal one to the plant, but before it dies it always...of rotten eggs; but one soon gets accustomed to the flavor. The fresh sap, or aguamiel, is often drunk unprepared, but it is too humble a tipple to be...
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The North American Miscellany, Volume 2

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1851
...shoots which keep up the stock. The fermentation is usuallv conducted in skins, and as soon as thi* is over the Pulque is fit for drinking. To strangers...of rotten eggs; but one soon gets accustomed to the flavor, The fresh sap, or aguamiel, is often drunk unprepared, but it is too humble a tipple to be...
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The Domestic World

Robert Kemp Philp - Home economics - 1872 - 400 pages
...usually conducted in skins, and as soon as th.s is over the pulque is fit for drinking. To the stranger both the taste and smell are horrible something...eggs but one soon gets accustomed to the flavour. Pumice Stone. This is really a remarkable thing, common as it is. There is indeed an awful and...
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The Farmer's Magazine

Agriculture - 1858
...sour milk, strongly tinctured with Cayenne pepper and hartshorn. Another traveller tells us that " to strangers, both the taste and smell are horrible,...eggs ; but one soon gets accustomed to the flavour." And this is the alcoholic drink of five millions of people. What proportion it is indulged In by them...
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American Medical Journal, Volume 16

Medicine - 1888
...When fermented, this liquor is very intoxicating, containing about 36 per cent. of absolute alcohol. To strangers both the taste and smell are horrible, something of the style of rotten eggs, but people seem to get accustomed to the flavor. Bayard Taylor says : " I can only liken the taste of this...
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