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Elderberry Wine

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Ingredients
  Elderberries 3 Pound
  Citric acid 1 Teaspoon
  Water 1 Gallon
  Yeast 1 Teaspoon
  Yeast nutrient 1 Teaspoon (Use As Required)
  Sugar 3 1⁄2 Pound
Directions

MAKING
1) Using the prongs of a fork, remove elderberries from their stalks.
2) In a large bowl, place the berries citric acid and pour the boiling water.
3) Cover the bowl for put aside for 3 days and strain on to the sugar.
4) Blend well, and stream into fermentation jar.
5) Stream until the shoulder of the jar only.
6) Place the spare liquid in a little bottle near the jar, with a cotton wool plug in the neck.
7) After the first violent activity has completed, add the reserved liquid.
8) Fit air-lock, rack and bottle as usual.

SERVING
9) Serve as desired.

TIPS
Elderberry wine usually takes a little longer than most to ferment right out.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Beverage
Method: 
Fermented
Occasion: 
Christmas
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1787 Calories from Fat 15

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g2.7%

Saturated Fat 0.08 g0.42%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 21.2 mg0.9%

Total Carbohydrates 460 g153.3%

Dietary Fiber 24 g96.1%

Sugars 396.6 g

Protein 2 g4.9%

Vitamin A 40.8% Vitamin C 205.1%

Calcium 13.4% Iron 30.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Elderberry Wine Recipe