Monthly Archive: July 2018

2018 Elderberry Port

2018 Elderberry Batch #2

August 2018 – This batch is the first time I’m trying an experiment I’ve been considering for 30 years — feeding a wine sugar to jack the alcohol up to ~18% and sweetening it,...

2018 Elderberry

2018 Elderberry Batch #1

August 2018 – This concentrate was a spur-of-the-moment purchase — I was thinking about elderberry and then I spotted the package in American Brewmaster. I didn’t even read the ingredients until I reached home....

2018 Black Raspberry / Merlot

2018 Black Raspberry / Merlot

July 2018 – My niece loves the “fun wines” I sometimes make. My last bottles from 2011 are now gone … I enjoy them, once in a while, so I don’t make them often....

2018 Sauvignon Blanc

2018 Chilean Sauvignon Blanc

July 2018 – I purchased this kit last year with the intentions of making it then. I got busy and put it aside. This looks like the time to do it! Ingredients: Kit Winexpert...

2018 Black Forest Port

2018 Black Forest Port

July 2018 – I purchased this kit last year — I enjoy the port-style kits and wanted a raspberry chocolate … but it wasn’t available. Cherry chocolate may prove to be better! Ingredients: Kit...

2018 Chocolate-Peanut Butter Porter

2018 Chocolate-Peanut Butter Porter

August 2018 – I love Duclaw’s Sweet Baby Jesus and Terapin’s Liquid Bliss – chocolate peanut butter porters! So much that I had to make one! Ingredients: Malt 6 lbs dark malt extract Steeping...