WARE WINE & BEER CIRCLE

APERITIF RECIPES

Grapefruit Aperitif

Grapefruit Aperitif
(First place Annual Show 2004 and Best Wine in Show (Elaine Robinson))

INGREDIENTS
6 Grapefruit
1 lb. Sugar
1 lb. Raisins
1 ltr white grape juice
1 tsp. Pectic Enzyme
tsp tannin
Campden Tablets
No 3 Yeast and nutrient

METHOD
Peel the grapefruit, chopping the peel of 2 grapefruit for the wine. Squeeze the juice from the grapefruit into a fermentation bucket and add the raisins, white grape juice, pectic enzyme and a Campden tablet. Leave for 24 hours, stir and add yeast and nutrient. After 5 days, add 8oz of sugar. Strain the pulp 2 days later into a demi-john. Continue adding the sugar at intervals. Final OG should be around 991. Further sugar could be added, after stabilising, to make a sweeter aperitif.


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Last updated: 15/01/14