A year and a half has gone by since I made my experimental batch of carrot whiskey. Time to taste! The batch took a long, long (long) time to stop fermenting. I don’t really know what these carrots added in terms of fermentables, and the […]
Late Spring! The branches in my little berry patch are getting heavier every day, and everyone’s eyeing them off. The birds, the toddler, and me. Soon it will be time to set up the nets. Not that it will stop anyone, but I’ll feel like […]
- 3.25 kg carrots, washed but not peeled, grated (I used a food processor). I weighed these without the tops, so needed around 3400g total.
- 5.45L water
- 550g raw wheat grains, rinsed and left whole
- Zest and juice of 3 oranges
- Zest of 2 lemons, juice of 3 (I’d recommend the zest and juice of 2 lemons only – mine were dry)
- 2175g sugar
- Pectic enzyme
- 1.5 tspn yeast nutrient
- 1.5 tspn yeast
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