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Sm,—This is not connected with bees or honey. Pieces of ginger are suspended in solution of sugar and set in a warm place. Fermentation takes place, induced probably by spores in the ginger. The "wipe" takes on an, aromatic flavour, and is

alcoholic. I came across it thirty years ago at a farm in