Results of Making Chokecherry Wine

Drum roll please….. Well, it’s been about a year since I brewed the chokecherry wine. It needed to sit for a year and I have patiently waited for the final product.  I was nervous because choke cherries are named that for a reason, they are puckeringly sour and a smidge bitter without two tons of sugar. Friends, those old timers that wrote that recipe knew a thing or two about turning ordinary wild berries into wine to keep the spirits warm for winter. The initial scent was of yeast and fruit, sweet berries, and summer.  A taste proved similar to … Continue reading Results of Making Chokecherry Wine