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Posted in thread: Anyone growing Haskap berries (aka honeysuckle)? on 05-26-2015 at 08:57 PM
I have a Blue Sky Honeyberry/Haskap (link) planted in back for four years now. They are
somewhat self-pollinating, but yields increase with cross pollination. In my opinion (with this
Posted in thread: Anyone growing Haskap berries (aka honeysuckle)? on 05-26-2015 at 04:06 PM
We have them growing in Southern Alberta. A few purple fruit already, second year planted. I
think they would make an amazing wine (great on ice cream). Only problem with them is they
don't like hot w...
Posted in thread: Reusing fruit? on 02-22-2015 at 11:06 PM
Chokecherries make a really really good gallon of second wine. It seems to mature much much
faster so is drinkable well before the initial batch is ready for bottling. Just add another
gallon of water...
Posted in thread: Seabuckthorn (seaberry) Wine on 10-27-2014 at 09:51 PM
Have just racked my sea buckthorn wine for the first time into a carboy, son said it looks like
Tang. Watching your post, glad to hear the sour should age out... Did you try clearing agents,
Posted in thread: Help With Pumpkin Wine Recipe on 10-27-2014 at 09:45 PM
I have had great luck making pumpkin wine but simply cubed the pumpkins and froze them prior to
primary fermentation (my recipe is simpler than this one, just a basic fruit wine recipe with
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 10:55 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 06:37 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.