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Old 03-14-2018, 08:56 AM   #13 (permalink)
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Default Re: 4 th batch of bananna wine

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Originally Posted by Tytaylor77 View Post
I always wondered what wine made from jelly palm fruit would taste like! It’s a sweet but a little tart fruit! Excellent to make jelly! Also called a pinto palm!

Anyone ever hear of it being made?
I made some years ago, about early 90s (5 gal). It has an after taste that i didn't care for. ... BUT after a year, the taste went away and was a pleasant dry white wine. i have access to several 'jelly' palms but haven't made any more since. Best i remember, the berries contain a lot of sugar and i didn't have to add much, if any, additional sugar. ... I use a hydrometer and add sugar until I get a 14% content. This is usually about 10lb to 5 gal of 50/50 grape juice & water. Thus my wines are slightly dry.
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