Elderberry Gin

Yes, I’m off again.  A hedge full of elderberries, busily being stripped by the birds, but this year I’m having my share too.  Elderberries, like Rowan, come with their own element of risk.  This time – cyanide poisoning.  Well, I like to live on the edge, but this time I’m taking some precautions.  The risk…

Fruit Liqueurs – The Experiment

It was a chance visit to Demijohn for a few indulgent Christmas stocking fillers that got me thinking, "How hard can it be to make your own fruit liqueurs?"  After all, I’d conquered the Ginger Beer, made various other brews in the past, it really shouldn’t be too difficult should it? After downing a  bottle…