hist-brewing: RE: Stuff in honey /Heat and fruit

Brian Matthews Thain at bigfoot.com
Mon Feb 7 08:58:58 PST 2000

"Barclay, Peter C. MAJ" wrote:

> <snip> Several years ago I
> made a banana wine, cutting up the whole bananas and throwing them in the
> boiling water, skins and all.  The hot extraction process is crucial for
> banana.  When I entered the wine in one inter-kingdom A&S contest, several
> judges refused to even try it because "of the ketones in banana skins".
> They obviously had no real clue about the issue.  That is one of the
> significant reasons you have to use a hot extraction process.  All the
> ketones are neutralized/driven off by boiling, and the wine, although it
> took a while (every time I added more sugar it would ferment more like
> crazy...), it was AWESOME!!
> If you really want the long, sordid story, ask me.
> respectfully,
>                      Terafan
> Master Terafan Greydragon           barclayp at eucom.mil
> Brewer and probably other things I can't think of...
> Seneschal, Incipient Shire of Blauwasser<snip>

Recipe please ??

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