Citric Acid - Defined and Drinks

Citric Acid—A crystal obtained from acid fruits; used by confectioners and caterers, pop and soda water manufacturers. Street vendors at the fairs simply dissolve it in water, sweeten it, fill it into glasses, place a thin slice of lemon in and sell it for lemonade; also flavor it with a little oil of raspberry, strawberry, etc., adding a drop or two of carmine, and sell it as raspberryade, strawberryade, etc.

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