Tagged: concentrate

2018 Elderberry Batch #2

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 Batch #1

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....

1997 Canned Cabernet

1997 Canned Cabernet

December 2007 – I called this one “Canned Cabernet” as I made it from canned concentrate. Years before I did cherry wine from concentrate, and it didn’t come out too bad. This one? The...

1987 Welch’s Raspberry Juice

1987 Welch’s Raspberry Juice

October 2018 – I supposed I shouldn’t be surprised, but I am – when I see that people are still fermenting Welch’s. I have no clear remembrance why I did this, other than I...

1986 Welch’s Grape Juice

1986 Welch’s Grape Juice

October 2018 – This was my first try with Welch’s. In reading my notes, I see that this one fermented dry, but the raspberry didn’t. It may be the preservatives level, or possibly the...

1985 OceanSpray CranRaspberry

1985 OceanSpray CranRaspberry

October 2018 – This wine was far from being a classy wine. But it was delicious and the five bottles I got from the batch got wiped out in short order. Aging wine was...

1985 Welches Grape Juice

1985 Welches Grape Juice

October 2018 – I recall that I wanted to make grape wine – “real” wine – but had no access to grapes. Welch’s grape juice struck me as the next best thing. Oddly enough,...