October 2018 – I’m guessing that after making wine from dried elderberries, I got the idea that fresh had to be better. My brother and I picked the elderberries and it was a serious pain to get them off the branches. We did this again the following year, then never again.
|Citric Acid||2 tsp|
|Sulfite||5 Campden tablets|
|Pectic Enzyme||2-1/2 tsp|
|Yeast||Red Star Epernay II|
|Yeast + 2 tsp energizer added||05/18/1986
|2 cups sugar added||05/22/1986
|Afterthoughts||All I really remember about making elderberry wine was how much of a pain in the butt it was getting the berries off the branches.|