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Almond Wine

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Ingredients
  Almonds 2 Ounce
  Raisins 1 Pound
  Lemons 2
  Water 1 Gallon
  Sugar 2 Pound
  Yeast 1⁄4 Ounce
  Yeast nutrient 2 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Using a sharp knife, mince almonds and raisins.
2. In a muslin bag, mix together minced almonds and raisins along with thinly pared lemon rind.

MAKING
3. In an enamel saucepan, place muslin bag and pour enough water to cover; gently simmer for 1 hour.
4. Into a fermentation jar, place sugar and strain the cooked liquor into the jar; stir until sugar dissolves.
5. Strain lemon juice and add to the jar.
6. Let the liquids cool down to 70 °F (21 °C); check with a thermometer.
7. At this point, add yeast and nutrient; cover jar with the lid and air low.
8. Let the liquid ferment for about 14 days.
9. After the primary fermentation is over, top up with cooled boiled water.
10. Let ferment for another 5-10 days until wine is clear.

FINALISING
11. Rack wine into smaller glass bottles and store in rack.

SERVING
12. Into a wine glass, pour almond wine and enjoy.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Wine And Drink
Method: 
Fermented
Interest: 
Holiday, Everyday
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Almond
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes

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