Can’t remember seeing such a great display of elderflowers. My wife has been very busy making up some concotions for both fermentation and for cordials. Last year I followed this recipe. This year I’ll be doing something similar but I will be adding all manner of things that I find in the garden or in the [...]
I have to say that although this may seem like stating the obvious the the choice of yeast when brewing is vital. I’m a novice to hedgerow wines but for elderflower the champagne yeast is really working it’s way through the sugars in the water. Today I racked off from the fermenting bin (with the [...]
I’m going to try and make some elderflower champagne before the heads of the flowers turn too much. We have a lot of raspberries as well at the moment so will be adding rasperry pulp to add a little colour and some fantastic flavours. I’m going to use the recipe I found here.
Update: I [...]