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42437Re: Mandarins - anyone made a brew?

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  • waljaco
    Jun 26, 2012
      I noticed there is an Italian orange aquavita, I guess from juiced unsaleable oranges.
      Look up tangerine wine - the tangerines/mandarins are just chopped up and fermented on the pulp.
      wal

      --- In new_distillers@yahoogroups.com, "tgfoitwoods" <zymurgybob@...> wrote:
      >
      > I've never done a citrus wine, but I don't see how adding sugar is going
      > to change the pH in any easily predictable way or direction. Sugar
      > content and active acidity are pretty much independent of each other.
      >
      > Zymurgy Bob, a simple potstiller Making Fine Spirits
      > <http://www.kelleybarts.com/zymurgy-bob-books/making-fine-spirits/>
      >
      >
      > --- In new_distillers@yahoogroups.com, "MoSS" <mike@> wrote:
      > >
      > > I'm gazing out at my Mandarin Tree which is crop heavy, there is no
      > way we could eat our way through the crop, so the natural thing to is to
      > convert it into a brew of some thing and distil it.
      > >
      > > Has anyone done similar even with oranges?
      > >
      > > I'm guessing that I'll need to top up with sugar to get it to the
      > desired PH, apart from devising a method of juicing, the thought of
      > using my feet isn't really appealing in the middle of winter.
      > >
      >
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