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Posted in thread: Rhubarb Wine on 09-12-2014 at 08:31 PM
thanks for this thread and recipe, Yooper! I just did my own version of this adding some tart
cherries - both for taste and a bit for color (because I perceive the best rhubarb as being red
or having ...
Posted in thread: Wild chokecherry wine on 05-29-2014 at 07:46 PM
this stuff ever good! The chokecherries are in full bloom around here right now, hoping for a
wet summer so we can make another batch.
Posted in thread: Seabuckthorn/ Seaberry Wine Recipe on 04-16-2014 at 11:49 PM
It does smell very nice. I'm eagerly awaiting the aging process to see just how the flavor
develops. Opened a small bottle the other night and it hasn't changed much, its a nice dry (and
sour) wine bu...
Posted in thread: Seabuckthorn/ Seaberry Wine Recipe on 03-05-2014 at 09:55 PM
This wine starts off with a color resembling fluorescent orange nuclear waste. The berries are
very high in acid, protein, and fat so making this wine will require some extra care and
attention. Sea b...
Posted in thread: Show us your Mead in a photo!!! on 03-04-2014 at 05:37 PM
Front jug is sea-buckthorn mead. Back one is just wine. This is my favorite mead so far, honey
comes out nicely with a slight hint of citrus.
Posted in thread: Seabuckthorn (seaberry) Wine on 03-04-2014 at 05:31 PM
Well, I was starting to worry about the fat being in there as nightmares of rancid off-flavors
were running through my head. I rented a wine filter and ran it through, what a different it
made. had a...
Posted in thread: Costco wine kit - waste of money or not?? on 03-02-2014 at 01:30 AM
The kits are great for the money. We bought 4 different kits last year to try out and found the
60 bottle white and reds were great as an everyday wine. I did add extra grape juice to the
reds (about ...
Posted in thread: Sour Cherry Mead on 02-20-2014 at 09:23 PM
The last mead I finished was a sour cherry, it sat on the cherries and some yeast for 6 months
and still did not take on any off flavors. I was a little light on the cherries with that batch
Posted in thread: Wild chokecherry wine on 02-10-2014 at 03:22 PM
I did that just this year. I used about 5 pounds per gallon this year, and it's pretty intense.
I haven't oaked it as it is also more tannic. I think it'll be good in the end. I'll check on
it in Apri...
Posted in thread: Wild chokecherry wine on 02-05-2014 at 04:35 PM
Bob dug 63 pounds of chokecherries out of the freezer today, and will smash them up while I'm
at work.He asked me to try using more chokecherries per gallon, and less concentrate, so I'm
going to use ...