Blackberry Rossa

 

(kind of a port)

 

1 48 oz. can Blackberry pulp and juice concentrate

1 48 oz. can Rossa grape juice concentrate

4 oz. banana powder

4 oz. dried elderberries

8 oz. oak chips

4 pounds corn sugar 8 cups cane sugar

blackberry extract

3 tsp. acid blend

1.5 tsp. tannin powder

6 tsp yeast nutrient

½ tsp liquid pectic enzyme

1 tsp ascorbic acid

Wyeast Eu de Vie culture

Spring water to 6.5 gallons

 

Starting SG 1.095

Fed with sugar syrup, finished about 20% abv., added brandy and extract, this is very good stuff!