To make the sauce put the damsons in a pan with 200ml water. Damsons in a large saucepan or preserving pan and pour on a gallon of cold water.
1 Gallon Boiling Water 8 Pints 1 tsp Wine Yeast.
How to make damson plum wine. 125g caster sugar. The most common types are made with fruit and either vodka or rectified spirits. In this video I make Plum Wine at home This is the first video showing.
The first time we made plum wine with was with yellow plums. Carefully transfer the dough to a 9-inch pie plate. On a floured work surface roll out the dough.
Put a couple of saucers in the freezer. 3 lb Granulated Sugar. Ingredients for the Damson Wine Recipe.
It is possible however that they set a bit too well. Pectic Enzyme Directions for Making Damson Wine. The best way to prepare the damsons is to wash destem and remove any.
Choose Damsons that are ripe if they arent ripe the wine wont be the best. If you use only sweet plums youll get more of a dessert wine so its good to get a mix of tart and sweet plums for a more balanced wine. Heres what you will need to make some tasty Damson Wine of your very own.
Wait 12 hours then add the pectic enzyme and mix thoroughly again. We also used a champagne yeast instead of wine yeast to try and make it sparkly which didnt work out too well. Give your plums a good wash in water discarding any that are overly bruised or moldy.
Make the most of damsons in the summer with this sweet and fruity damson jam. Wash the plums well and pat them dry. Pour 35 litres of boiling water over the damsons and half of the sugar then crush carefully.
6 wine bottles ideally clear glass 6 stoppers. Follow the instructions on the yeast packet re-hydrating if necessary and stir. Once youve bottled it homemade wine usually needs to be stored for at least 6 months to taste anywhere near half decent.
Boil all of the sugar in 3 pints of water for 2 or 3 minutes and when cool mix into the pulp. You should leave the skin on the fruit as this will provide colour and a small amount of tannin which is desirable. When cool add the pectin enzyme yeast nutrient and wine yeast.
This is the point at which making wine from scratch usually differs from making wine from a kit. Serve with crusty bread or try as a filling in your favourites cakes and bakes. 1 cup grappa white brandy or regular brandy 2 slices lemon peel 12 wide x 3 long.
Put a lid on the pot and leave for 24 hours. Cover and leave to ferment for two days stirring daily. Stir well to ensure the sugar has dissolved and allow to cool to 25 degrees before adding the Pectolase 2 level teaspoons per gallon and Super Wine Yeast 1 heaped teaspoon will be fine.
Add them to a sterilized fermentation bucket and bash them up a bit with a potato masher or a clean wine. Tuck the excess dough under the edges. This step is vital if you dont dissolve the sugar the bottom of the pan may catch and burn.
2 1L Mason jars. A 1 gallon demijohncheaper if you buy several Rubber bung and airlock. 5lbs 225 kilos of healthy plums including stones 3lbs 135 kilos of sugar.
You can avoid this by increasing the amount of water or by being. In the liqueur. This will need to be removed before making wine as the stone will introduce far too much bitterness.
1 gallon of water. Add the yeast and yeast nutrient and cover and allow to ferment for a week stirring daily. 1 gallon cold water.
Lower the heat and simmer for 15 mins or until the fruit is soft. Tip in the sugar and stir over a very low heat until the sugar has completely dissolved up to 10 mins. 2 lbs Damson plums.
Pour on 4 pints of water. If Damson plums arent available in your area you can certainly use Italian prune plums but the flavor wont be authentic. A star rating of 37 out of 5.
With some wines like elderberry youre looking at 1-2 years. Due to damsons having a high pectin content they are easy to get to set. A Polish nalewka is an aged cordial.
Bring to a simmer and cook gently stirring regularly for 10-15 minutes until the fruit has collapsed and the. Preparing Damsons For Making Wine. How to Make Plum Wine Recipe Part-1 Steeping MethodWas started on 16 01 2015.
Wait another 24 hours then sprinkle the sachet of yeast onto the surface of the mixture. Give the Damsons a good soak in cold water just to make sure there are no creepy crawlies lingering. This recipe for plum nalewka or śliwówka is traditionally made with Damson plums a small round tart plum.
Allow to cool to room temperature. Add the sugar and stir until completely dissolved. Place the damsons in a fermentation bucket and add the boiling water.
Damsons like plums have a stone. Pick or buy damsons as ripe as possible remove stones and wash them well. 1 teaspoon of lemon juice.
You will need to strain a second time. Turn the dough about a quarter turn after every few rolls until you have a circle that measures 12 inches in diameter. To prepare the fruit for wine making you will need to pick through the plums and discard any bad or damaged fruit give them a wash and then remove the stem and the stones.
Method – What to Do. Add 1 Campden tablet crushed and dissolved in a little warm water. 3 lb Ripe Damsons.
Add the lemon juice and sugar to the plums and give them a good stir. Once cooled add the Campden tablet tannin and yeast nutrient and acid blend and mix thoroughly.