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Andy Hamiton’s delicious alcoholic elderflower champagne

The fizz that characterises elderflower champagne is a result of bottling before the fermentation process has finished, normally this process is started by capturing wild yeast. This can cause problems: namely, lack of alcohol, exploding bottles and disappointing results. By … Continue reading

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Elderflower champagne problems from mould, no fizz to exploding bottles

For more recipes including an elderflower champagne recipe plus more problem solving have a look at my book, Booze for free.  If you are put off by all the problems you might have making this, then perhaps you might want to … Continue reading

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