Dragons Blood

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  1. RS_rob

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    Just pitched an experiment
    4 x 1 litre Juice from Tesco
    1 lb 13 oz Sugar
    1 x sachet Youngs all purpose white as thats all I had in the drawer

    yes it will be sweet most likely a desert wine according to the sg.

    I actually have the fruit in the freezer for the real thing but have too many brew on the go kick starting 2015.
     
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    What did you do with the other 3 ounces of sugar? :)
     
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    Already in the juice I took before & after reading before pitching the yeast

    Ill save the bag for the real fruit version later
     
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    I have made sum stunning wines just from supermarket grape juice
    bill
     
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    I made a gallon brew with pineapple juice once, it was undrinkable for the best part of two years then suddenly it turned and was like a good sherry. We drank the lot in a week!
     
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    I seem to recall there was a beer named Dragons Blood I think brewed by Vaux. It was lethal stuff. When at college come Saturday used to get blotto on it
     
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    Ah, I remember Vaux beers, famed for tasting better on the way up than on the way down. Them were the days...
     
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    It appears that Tesco have got wind of this thread cos now anyone buying fruit has to be age checked why? Cos the fruit could ferment to make booze
     
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    There used to be a Yugoslav in Henderson that made his own red wine from Blackberries or Elderberries, The locals called it "Purple Death"
     
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