How To Make Parsnip and Maize Wine
Homemade Wine Recipe
Ingredients: Parsnip and Maize Wine
5 lb / 2,250 grams parsnips
3 lb / 1,350 grams crushed maize
1 lb / 450 grams raisins
3 lb / 1,350 grams sugar
1/2 oz / 14 grams citric acid
1/2 strong black tea
Water up to 1 gallon
Method - What to Do
Scrub, slice and simmer parsnips until just tender. Strain and pour liquor over the crushed maize, chopped raisins and sugar, stirring vigorously until sugar is dissolved. When cool add the cold tea, citric acid, yeast nutrient and wine yeast. Cover and leave for seven days in a warm place, stirring daily. Strain through a fine sieve and put into a demijohn and fit an airlock to seal the jar.
Store in a warm place and allow the fermentation to work. When fermentation has ceased, rack the wine into a clean jar and place in a cooler environment and leave. When the wine is clear and stable siphon into bottles.
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