pandemic loganberry wine !!!!!!!!!

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ianc
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pandemic loganberry wine !!!!!!!!!

Post by ianc » Mon Apr 12, 2021 5:43 pm

At the start of the first lockdown a friend had a freezer failure and asked if I wanted 40 lbs of logangerries that were defrosting....yes please so i made 5 gallons of wine and it cleared to a mirror finish when bottled....opened one today and it gave a slight fizz and and tasted beautiful, thats one year on from start of lockdoewn....covid, eat year heart out ive got loganberry prosecco...22 bottles ..........yipppeeeee !!!!!!

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Re: pandemic loganberry wine !!!!!!!!!

Post by An Ankoù » Mon Apr 12, 2021 7:03 pm

Sounds delicious. With 8lbs to the gallon it must be really rich.
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Re: pandemic loganberry wine !!!!!!!!!

Post by ianc » Sat Apr 24, 2021 5:08 pm

yep its good,,, watered it down with gin !!!!!!

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Re: pandemic loganberry wine !!!!!!!!!

Post by MashBag » Mon Apr 26, 2021 7:31 am

Sounds very nice.
I have this year planted a lot of tayberry and loganberry plants. I think these should make up similar to grape.

What recipe/method do you use?

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Re: pandemic loganberry wine !!!!!!!!!

Post by ianc » Thu May 13, 2021 6:10 pm

sorry for the delay ,,, just found it,,,,6lb loaganberries 3lb sugar , citric acid, 2 campden tabs, yeast and nutrient and 1/2 teaspoon tannin....
berries into water fro 2 days with the sugar....then break them up with my plaster mixing paddle on my dril (have sharpened the edges),,, initial ferment for 5 days...then strain and ferment out till finished....easy peasy .....hic hic

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Re: pandemic loganberry wine !!!!!!!!!

Post by MashBag » Thu May 13, 2021 8:23 pm

Thanks. I have planted a lot of tayberry dry roots which have taken well. Looking foward to trying this.

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