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Re: [nafex] elderberry goo

> Whenever I make wine
>out of elderberries I get a green goo, almost as sticky as glue, & it
>on all of the winemaking glasswear & the strainer bag....  Seems like some
>of tannic compound.
I once made wine with blue elders from a thicket in E. Wash. state & some
from N. Idaho- I followed Euell Gibbons' recipe; he dried 'em first (!) I
used champagne yeast and dosed and capped the bottles- if you can imagine a
thin, sparkling  dry sherry... but no weird sediments that I can remember.

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