Over the past week or so, I've been experimenting with infusing lime peels in alcohol, by:
- Peel limes
- Mix with 250mL of 151-proof grain alcohol
- Let sit for a week
- Strain through a coffee filter.
What I got is a nice, clear-green liquid:
However, I've discovered that when you dilute this with water, it becomes cloudy:
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Why does mixing two clear liquids create a cloudy liquid?