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Made from flowers?

There are no alcoholic beverages made from the "nectar" of flowers per se. It would be very difficult/expensive to collect 100% flower nectar straight from flowers in sufficient quantities to make a ...
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Fermenting milk?

The many varieties of fermented milks from around the world which are distinguished by the type and specificity of the microorganisms used for fermentation, by preserving fresh animal milk (e.g. cow, ...
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Sugar before bottle

They are shooting for a bottle conditioned beer which means the beer ferments a little bit in the bottle, trapping the co2 and carbonating the beer "naturally". I doubt they are putting sugar directly ...
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Made from flowers?

There is a beer called Honeysuckle Smash by Three Brothers Brewing This is a golden ale made in North Yorkshire and you can buy it straight from their website here.
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Why did my cherry juice turn directly into vinegar while never being wine?

It's difficult to answer why fermentation did not complete without further information. It's quite possible the sugar content was too high and pH to low for whatever yeast was added to survive and ...
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Can a kiwano melon become alcohol?

You can make alcohol from anything that contains sugar, so... Yes, of course you can make alcohol from kiwano melon, using the same technique as with any melon (or in fact most fruit) - get the juice ...
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How to obtain Amanita Muscaria in California for brewing

Check with your local mycological society in your area. If it grows wild near you. You can buy grow kits and try to grow it indoors. But the mycological society is probably your best bet for finding ...
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Wine and variety of flavours

As for butter Many white wines undergo a process that causes them to take on buttery flavors (which sometimes come across as buttered popcorn or even butterscotch). That process is called malo-...
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Wine fermentation in steel tank

Your biggest worry with an open fermentor is contamination. If you've added potassium or sodium metabisulfide to the wine must, you should be safe against most wine spoiling bacteria. However, it is ...
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Wine and variety of flavours

There are several categories of organic compounds that are responsible for aromas - esters, ketones, and aldehydes are the most notable. Esters are formed when an alcohol and an acid combine; ...
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Fermenting milk?

Camel's milk is fermented in many places. Here and here is some info for you. Ewan McGregor and Charlie Boreman drank it in Mongolia during the filming of The Long Way Round. It was warmed over a ...
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Wine fermentation in steel tank

I was a professional wine maker for a few years. We always used open top fermenters on our red wines when they were fermenting on the skins, we just threw sheets or blankets over them to keep the bugs ...
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Fermenting Bananas

There is banana beer and there is banana wine made from Cavendish bananas, but they are not the same thing! What is banana beer? Banana beer is an alcoholic beverage made from fermentation of ...
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Sugar before bottle

Fermantation and CO2 Long story short, yeast consumes sugar and produces alcohol and CO2. During primary fermentation all the CO2 is released into the air (unless you ferment under pressure which I ...
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Possible to produce Kombucha vinegar?

Yes, you can get [vinegar] from [kombucha]. As long as there are are acetobacteria present and sugars/alcohols and oxygen available to the acetobacter, they will continue to produce acetic acid. ...
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Made from flowers?

Enlightenment wines meadery makes a dandelion wine- it’s also made with honey but there are dozens of flowers in every bottle. EWM site
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Fermenting Bananas

Step by Step guide to make banana beer at home Banana Beer Recipe Yummy!
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Wine fermentation in steel tank

I always cover with a tea towel and tie it round the rim with string, still allows it to breathe and fights off nearly all air borne infections. You are right about the fact fermentation will be ...
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muscadine wine fermenting

If the aerator top is still working, meaning that no air has gotten to the wine, you should still be able to bottle it. The best way to know is to taste it. If it tastes right, you should be fine.
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