[Sca-cooks] Alliger - Fwd: [Medieval-Sciences] Egg Question

Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius adamantius1 at verizon.net
Wed Jan 30 05:22:18 PST 2008

On Jan 30, 2008, at 7:36 AM, euriol wrote:

> Hello all,
> I got the following email on another list, and thought I could get
> help here on the first question. What is alliger?
> I have a guess that it is something akin to vinegar, but made from
> "ale" or "beer" as opposed to "wine"?
> Can anyone confirm or deny this? I'm at work and don't have access
> to any of my books.

Yes, it's ale that has soured according to the same type of bacterial  
action as vinegar. Instead of Vin Aigre or sour wine, it's Ale Aigre,  
or sour ale.


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