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solomon levi
03-16-2011, 06:07 PM
I've had several kinds of alcohol, mostly wines and beers, but some harder stuff, even absinthe...
but good 100% blue agave tequila seems the most alchemical to me. What I mean is you can tell
that you're not just drinking alcohol or feeling the alcohol. There's something amazing about tequila,
the euphoria that comes with it. They say good tequila is sort of like a drug.
I was wondering why tequila is different. Or is it? Anyone else notice this?

A decent tequila that isn't too expensive IMO is 1800 reposada for $29 american.
Make sure you get 100% pure agave - definitely not cheap stuff like Jose Cuervo which has sugar and crap.
And if you get it aged (it reads "Anejo" in spanish for "aged") it's even better, smoother, etc. but more expensive.

For me, I feel the euphoria about five minutes after one shot. Then I have a second shot after 10-15 minutes and that
lasts me for a few hours feeling nice.

Illen A. Cluf
03-16-2011, 09:33 PM
good 100% blue agave tequila seems the most alchemical to me. What I mean is you can tell
that you're not just drinking alcohol or feeling the alcohol. There's something amazing about tequila,
the euphoria that comes with it. They say good tequila is sort of like a drug.
I was wondering why tequila is different. Or is it? Anyone else notice this?


Interesting that you should mention that. I have always felt the same way about tequila and even more - Mescal. I always felt that it is more than just alcohol that produces the euphoria. I seem to recall that the 1960's hippie generation drug Mescaline was made from the Mescal cactus. Perhaps some of that is homeopathically or otherwise contained in the product.

Give Mescal a try - it's the one that contains the grub in the bottle.

solomon levi
03-16-2011, 11:10 PM
Oh yes. I have had mescal a couple times - even ate the worm. Yeah, it's pretty much the same effect.

I'm glad you also notice that there's something more than just the alcohol. So it seems like tequila and mescal
are unique in that - one would think that this would happen more often. Perhaps there are so few plants that
provide a large enough quantity of alcohol, that many properties are not discovered. But I guess if we're real
perceptive, there is a difference between grapes, wheat, barley, etc; but it seems easy to lump them all together
as alcohol. It stands to reason that the alcohol must be extracting something of the sulfur of the plant which it
comes from. But the sulfur of agave and mescal are particularly euphoric or more drug-like. Generally, it seems,
drugs are not extracted in alcohol. Like mushrooms or poppy seeds... soma was said to not be an alcoholic extract
or beverage, whereas the kykeon of Eleusinian mysteries may have been if the barley actually malted. ???

Albion
03-19-2011, 05:10 PM
Years ago, Chaz, the owner of Priestess Alchemy, would often wax lyrical on the virtues of tequila -
specifically its high Ormus content.

These posts were submitted to the Whitegold forum - although some others have brought up the subject on the Yahoo Ormus Group.

http://www.subtleenergies.com/ormus/tw/wgarchives.htm

http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/ORMUS/

solomon levi
03-19-2011, 06:48 PM
Interesting. Yes, agave looks similar to aloe which has a high ormus content as well.

http://www.paint-smart.biz/blue-agave.jpg

Nibiru
06-01-2011, 05:11 AM
I've also noticed 100% agave tequila seems to have a high ormus or m-state content. It will energize you rather than sedate you, I get the same effect if I mix trap water with my drinks. You find its hard to get drunk. This brand of tequila is better than Petron' in my opinion and is only $20-$25 a bottle: http://www.tequila.net/tequila-reviews/reposados/sauza-hornitos-tequila-reposado.html

I bought this Danzig Goldwasser for the gold flakes to use in research, I know the gold is only 22k but I'm sure I can use it for certain tests :) It's an herbal liquor that's been around since the 1500's and has some roots in alchemy: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goldwasser

But, Chartreause is by far the most alchemical feeling liquor I've ever had!! "According to tradition, a marshal of artillery to French king Henry IV, François Hannibal d'Estrées, presented the Carthusian monks at Vauvert, near Paris, with an alchemical manuscript that contained a recipe for an "elixir of long life" in 1605.[1] The recipe eventually reached the religious order's headquarters at the Grande Chartreuse monastery, in Voiron, near Grenoble. It has since then been used to produce the "Elixir Végétal de la Grande Chartreuse". The formula is said to call for 130 herbs, flowers, and secret ingredients combined in a wine alcohol base. The monks intended their liqueur to be used as medicine. "
I was introduced to it in highschool in the mid 90's and it's been my drink of choice ever since. A couple winters ago around the winter solstice I had drank three mixed drinks of Chartreause mixed with magnetic vortex trap water. After I finished the drinks I would emit a small static charge that would shock any of the 3 or 4 friends that I touched, this would happen without walking across the carpet to acquire the static charge. I suppose it could of just been clothing and the dry atmosphere though...
-Here's the wikipedia link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chartreuse_%28liqueur%29
-Here's a link to an article about Chartreausse: http://www.angelfire.com/jazz/louxsie/green.html

Salazius
06-01-2011, 11:41 AM
What is very strange with me, is that when I drink Tequila, I have a pain in the spleen. Does this plan work on spleen ? Maybe ?

Nibiru
05-09-2013, 06:06 PM
...But, Chartreause is by far the most alchemical feeling liquor I've ever had!!

A little while back I was showing Solomon Levi an empty bottle of Chartreause I had laying around. He noticed many cool circular crystal formations that had formed within the bottle. We wondered if Chartreause may somehow be related to the lost Paracelsus elixir.


Here's a little more information I was able to find on the liquor that is supposed to be an 'elixir of life':
http://www.angelfire.com/jazz/louxsie/green.html


An unknown alchemist of the 16th century first concocted the seductive brew, and it is rumoured that the essences of around 130 different plants were used in the distilling process of the drink. Having established the compound, work was transferred to the monastery in Chartreuse, thereby enabling the recipe to remain a closely guarded secret. Even today, it is said that only three monks at the monastery know the secret recipe; each one of them knowing one third of the herbs and spices used to create it.


This secret was kept within the monastery walls until the foundation of the Chartreuse liqueur label in Paris in 1605. This followed a seemingly fortuitous accident when one of the most brilliant minds of contemporary French noble society, the Maréchal d'Éstrée, discovered the old alchemist's manuscript with the recipe for Green Chartreuse. Curiously, the manuscript was entitled 'An Elixir for Long Life'.


Over a century later, in 1737, Jerome Maubec, an apothecary monk at the Chartreuse monastery, refined the recipe of the liqueur to create what he called 'the vegetable elixir of la Grande Chartreuse', which was 71% proof. This was the originally marketed Green Chartreuse. Quickly a gentler version (only 55% proof!) was developed – Yellow Chartreuse. Considering the drink to be a restorative of good health, Maubec administered it to those monks who were sick or frail. This medical usage soon extended beyond the monastery walls to the poor villagers who also wanted to share in the liqueur's magickal properties.

Its reputation as a medicine was augmented even as late as the 19th century when it was widely used as a treatment in the cholera epidemic that swept Paris in 1832. It is even reputed that the explorer Livingstone took the drink into Africa as a solution to the many diseases rife in the jungles.


It should always be drunk in moderation of course. It may not share Absinthe's lethal capabilities, but it is still powerfully alcoholic (the Green today is 55% and the Yellow 45%). It is easy to get roaring drunk on Chartreuse, but it is best appreciated in small doses. Popularised by the vampires in Poppy Z Brite's novel 'Lost Souls', it is curious to note that this strange drink (which in fact hails from Lestat's homeland, the Auvergne) has long been associated with long life, health and the quest for immortality.

It may not be cheap, but there are bars around which stock it, and it's worth hunting one out. The taste is not suited to everyone's palate, but if you can enjoy it you may content yourself with the thought that you are walking in the footsteps of wily alchemists, innovative monks, and noble intellectuals. If they all believed it was the essence of long life, health and even immortality, perhaps it is the one tipple which should be an essential for any good time vamp.



Here are the pics of the strange crystal formations:

http://i79.servimg.com/u/f79/18/23/68/27/dscf5811.jpg (http://www.servimg.com/image_preview.php?i=22&u=18236827)

http://i79.servimg.com/u/f79/18/23/68/27/dscf5812.jpg (http://www.servimg.com/image_preview.php?i=23&u=18236827)

http://i79.servimg.com/u/f79/18/23/68/27/dscf5813.jpg (http://www.servimg.com/image_preview.php?i=24&u=18236827)


http://i79.servimg.com/u/f79/18/23/68/27/dscf5814.jpg (http://www.servimg.com/image_preview.php?i=25&u=18236827)


http://i79.servimg.com/u/f79/18/23/68/27/dscf5815.jpg (http://www.servimg.com/image_preview.php?i=26&u=18236827)

Dendritic Xylem
05-09-2013, 08:30 PM
What is very strange with me, is that when I drink Tequila, I have a pain in the spleen. Does this plan work on spleen ? Maybe ?

Ethanol is hard on the spleen. It probably has some beneficial effects, but I imagine the negative effects outweigh these.
Just check out the MSDS for ethanol....of course dosage is the key like anything else...

The substance is toxic to blood, the reproductive system, liver, upper respiratory tract, skin, central nervous system (CNS). Repeated or prolonged exposure to the substance can produce target organs damage.

I think the fermentation process of certain plants will produce beneficial compounds, but the ethanol is less desirable.
If an engine can use it as fuel, then I don't want to drink it regularly.

The trick is creating an agave fermentation which doesn't produce ethanol...or figure out a way to extract the ethanol without losing the beneficial spiritual essences (ormes, orgone, aether, static voltage, whatever it is).

Back when I used to drink, I did notice that good tequila doesn't produce a hangover like beer/wine/whisky/vodka/rum. Like Solomon Levi I did enjoy 1800 more than other brands, especially for the price. Actually lost my virginity on it lol.


Nibiru-----AWESOME PICS!!!

Salazius
05-11-2013, 05:29 PM
Yeah awesome Nibiru :)

Kiorionis
05-11-2013, 09:12 PM
Not so much about the effects of drinking it, but I heard about a lab in the US that uses a formula which includes rectified tequila for the production of [fake] diamonds.
don't remember which lab though.

Krisztian
05-20-2013, 03:04 AM
We wondered if Chartreause may somehow be related to the lost Paracelsus elixir.

Nibiru, here's a toast to you and everyone who has tasted this divine drink! I couldn't resist.

The smell alone is worth the asking price. It's rich in flavour also.

http://forum.alchemyforums.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=733