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Dry Ginger Wine Recipe

February 12, 2013

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This wine is very much like ginger ale.  It is a white wine that has a bit of spice as well as some sweetness from the banana’s.  This type of of wine is really good for spring and summer.  One of those that I’m sure you will never forget. Ingredients 3 ounces of whole ginger […]

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Beet Wine Recipe

February 5, 2013

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Vegetable wine is always a weird one to make.  Usually when you say something like, “Ya, you are drinking beet wine” most people will raise an eyebrow.   The only reason why I started to make this one is because I grow beets in my garden.  I usually get so many that I don’t know what to do […]

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Apple Mead Recipe

January 29, 2013

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This is a wine/mead that I’ve made in the past and it turns out pretty well.  I can remember making this with my uncle when I was just a kid.  Today a lot of people call it, “Apple Jack”.  I’m not really sure if it’s the same thing, I just call it, “Apple Mead”.  It […]

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White Sangria Recipe!

January 9, 2013

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As of late I’m on this Sangria kick.  There is as house warming party this weekend and guess what I’m bringing… beer and sangria.  I’m a big dude (6’4 210 lbs with a shaved head), it may seem unsuspecting that I dig some sangria, but I can’t get enough of it as of late.  It’s […]

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Natural Sack Mead Recipe

January 8, 2013

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Sack meads are pretty sweet to begin with.  Since this one has the tea it in, it gives it a bit of a different flavor as well.  To me this has a very, “Eastern”, feel to it.  Something different to try if  you are looking for a recipe for mead. Ingredients  3.5 lbs Clover Honey […]

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Cranberry Wine

December 13, 2012

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While I don’t normally munch on cranberries, they do make a pretty good wine.  If you let it sit for a bit, the fermentation really does mellow out the flavors for it.  It turns into an amber/orange color.  In the past for this wine, I’ve made it and have turned it into a wine that […]

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Dry Apple Wine Recipe

November 8, 2012

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It’s the season, for apple wine.  This is a pretty dry recipe, it ages pretty well.  This is one of those recipes much like the pumpkin wine recipe, where if you think you’re going to want to make it in the future, you really have to take advantage of when the ingredients are available.  Now is […]

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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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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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