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Banana wine
Sun 31-Jan-10
9:44 pm


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Hi All,

Just thought someone maybe interested in my recipe for banana wine? 

It is so old forget where it came from Originally. Started another batch today.

This is a cross between a white wine and liqueur. Quite potent Laugh!!!!!!!!

4lb bananas ( very ripe) I buy them in reduced box at local veg shop for 86p

2 banana skins,

8oz raisins chopped

3lb sugar

1 orange

1 lemon

1 gallon water

Tannin (  use teabags steeped in little boiling water for a while till cold)

Yeast: ''Tokay'' style or ''cereal'' yeast at a push ''white wine'' yeast.


peel bananas and slice into  1 gallon of water in a large pan along with orange/lemon peel,banana skins ( save juice for later)

 bring to boil then Simmer for 1/2 HOUR

Then strain liquid onto the sugar in a bucket, pressing as much liquid out as possible.

stir well to dissolve sugar.

Leave till just warm then add tannin (or tea) juices of lemon/orange also the raisins also the yeast.

Cover the brewing bucket and leave for 5 days stirring twice a day.

then strain into a demi john, leave to ferment onracking as and when the sediment builds up.

When ferment ended and wine clear bottle and store in a cool/dark place to mature.

maybe drunk after 6 month's, left longer and it improves longer it is kept. 



Tue 9-Nov-10
10:45 pm
Beckley , East Sussex

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Nice sounding recipe Pamcheers, will most definatley be giving this a gomedicine

Watch this space xx

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