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Pumpkin Wine Recipe – 1 Gallon Yield

October 11, 2012

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Looking for a wine that is good in the fall?  Maybe seeing pumpkin beer has got you bummed out if your a wine maker.  Well this is the recipe that you want to do if you want to make a pumpkin wine.  With this wine you can either produce a super dry wine which will […]

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Skeeter Pee, Have You Heard About It?

October 9, 2012

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Every so often I would get customers coming into Jay’s Brewing talking about this drink called, “Skeeter Pee”.  Well I never knew what it was.  Finally last week a customer told me about it once again and I started asking questions.  I’ve never made it but it’s something that I want to make for sure. […]

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How To Improve/Build Your Own Pumpkin Beer

October 2, 2012

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It’s fall and if you are brewing with the season, this is the time of year where people start making the pumpkin brews.  If you are like me you’ve tasted lot’s of pumpkin beers.  I’ve found myself in the past making pumpkin beers even though I really don’t like them but rather because it’s, “What […]

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Mixed Berry Melomel Recipe

September 25, 2012

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This mead is a purple mead, and is full-bodied on the tongue.  After every sip you can taste something different.  This mead is one that I always lean on just about every year I make a batch. 5 gallon Batch Mixed Berry Mead 12 lbs Clover Honey 3 gallons Water 2 tsp yeast energize 2 […]

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Pumpkin Ale Recipe

September 6, 2012

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Pumpkins are in season, it’s time to do a pumpkin ale.  All a pumpkin ale is, is a lighter beer that you will put pumpkin and spices in.  With that said, you don’t typically want to make a beer that will take away from the pumpkin.  We do have a pumpkin ale recipe that we […]

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Strawberry & Kiwi Wine

September 4, 2012

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This wine will be a bit lighter in color.  It’s as very tropical tasting wine.  In general it’s a bit dry and also carries a great flavor.   If you are looking at changing up your strawberry wine, this is the way to do it. Yield 1 Gallon 2 pounds kiwifruit, peeled and chopped 2 […]

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Grape Melomel

August 28, 2012

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This is one of those wines that is just amazing.  Very wimple to make, taste delicious, you really can’t ask for more.  Grape melomel was pretty popular back in the times of ancient Egypt.  If you make it and take off the grape skins then it will be light purple, if you leave them on […]

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Apricot Wine

August 14, 2012

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Apricot wine is one of those wines that is really good for certain seasons, I enjoy it in the summer.  This wine has a yellow/orange color to it.  Apricot wine has tart flavor to it in my opinion but is pretty good as a spritzer. Yield 1 Gallon Ingredients 3 lbs Fresh Apricots 1.5 lbs […]

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Football Season – Brown Ale

August 9, 2012

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When football season comes out I go all out for brewing.  But since there are so many people that drink my beer when it comes to it, I like to go simple.  My crazy beers have a special place in my heart and I will always hold them close, but I don’t think my friends […]

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Kiwi Melomel Recipe – Might As Well Do Something Strange

August 7, 2012

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This is one of those recipes you must do just so you can say you did it.  I’ve personally done this recipe before and the only reason I did it was to see the reaction of my friends.  It did turn out pretty well though.  So give a go for this kiwi melomel. 3 lbs […]

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