Wednesday, September 5, 2007

Rhubarb Wine

1/2 bushel rhubarb, diced
25 lbs sugar
12 oranges, sliced
1 fresh yeast cake, dissolved in lukewarm water

In a 10 gallon crock, put in rhubarb and cover with boiling water.
Let set 12 hours with cover over crock.
Remove rhubarb from juice.
To juice add sugar, oranges, and yeast.
Let set 21 days, stirring each day.
If juice is not clear after 21 days, continue to stir each day till clear and no bubbles come to top.
Strain through 4 layers of cheesecloth and bottle with caps not completely tightened.

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