How To Make Sloe Wine

Homemade Wine Recipe

Ingredients: Sloe Wine

3 lb / 1,350 grams very ripe sloes
3 lb / 1,350 grams sugar
Water up to 1 gallon
Yeast nutrient
Wine yeast

Method - What to Do

Place the sloes into a fermentation bucket and pour boiling water over them. Add 2 lb. sugar and stir vigorously to dissolve. When cool add the yeast nutrient and wine yeast. Cover and leave for five days in a warm place, stirring daily. Strain through a fine sieve and add the remaining 1 lb. sugar, stirring well to dissolve. Put liquid 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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