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Beetroot Wine

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Ingredients
  Beetroot 3 Pound
  Water 1 Gallon
  Cloves 6
  Ginger root 1⁄2 Ounce
  Sugar 3 Pound
  Lemon 2 , juiced
  Yeast 1⁄4 Ounce (Madeira One)
  Yeast nutrient 2 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Wash beetroot and dice.

MAKING
2. In a saucepan, put together beet roots, clove, ginger and water; boil until beetroot is just tender; do not over boil.
3. Using a cheesecloth, strain mixture to extract juice.
4. In a bowl, mix together juice, sugar, lemon juice and remaining water.
5. Let the liquid cool down and when sugar is dissolved, add yeast and nutrient.
6. Cover bowl tightly and let stand in a warm place for 3 days; stir daily.
7. Into a darkened jar, straining with a muslin cloth, pour the liquids and seal with airtight lids; if darkened jar is not available, cover jar with a black cloth to prevent discoloration of wine
8. Let ferment until wine is clear.

FINALISING
9. Rack wine into another glass bottle.

SERVING
10. Into a wine glass, pour beetroot wine and enjoy.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Wine And Drink
Method: 
Fermented
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Beet
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes

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