Saturday, 3 January 2015

Pin Cherry Wine (4L) 2

Pin Cherry Wine (August 28, 2014)

2 Cups pin cherry juice (from 1L of pincherries)
1kg sugar
Water to fill jug
champagne yeast

Boil pin cherries in just enough water to make them bob.  Mash with potato masher.  Hang in juice bag over night to collect juice.
Pour juice into carboy.  Add sugar and water and mix.  Let rest 24 hours.  Add yeast.

Jan 2, 2015 - Racked.  Taste tested.  Strong cherry flavour.  Slightly sour.  13% alcohol.  Topped with water.  Reset air lock.

July 2015 - Racked, taste tested, bottled.  Strong cherry flavour.  13% alcohol.

Based on Jack Keller's Choke Cherry Wine

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