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Raisin Brandy Recipe D.I.Y.

Raisin Brandy Recipe

Raisin Brandy Recipe D.I.Y.

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Are you looking for an awesome Raisin Brandy Recipe? Look no further than you have found what you have been looking for! Below is the most extraordinary tasting Raisin Brandy Recipe in the world.

The easy way Soak raisins in vodka for three days then add water and sugar to taste.


  • 1.2kg Black Elderraisins
  • 4.5 liters Water
  • 1.1kg Sugar
Step 2
  • 2 tsp Acid Blend
  • 1 tsp Yeast Nutrient
  • 1/2 tsp Pectic Enzyme
  • 1 Campden Tablet
  • One sachet of Yeast (we recommend Lalvin RC 212)


  • 2 Caroboy’s or fermenting containers
  • Fruit Press
  • Straining bag
  • Siphon
  • Airlock
  • Airlock bungee


Step 1

Heat the water in a pan on the stove, add the sugar and stir to dissolve. Bring to the boil for a minute, and then turn off the heat.

Use a potato masher to crush the berries thoroughly. Take the prepared elderberries and place them in the straining bag; add them to your sanitized fermenting bucket.

Keep in mind raisins can stain, so try not to get any on your clothes. Your straining bag will never be the same color after making elderberry wine!

Step 2

After 24 hours, add your Yeast and the rest of stage 2 and cover your fermenter.

Take the sugar gravity with your hydrometer. Starting Specific Gravity (S.G.) should be between 1.085 – 1.090

Stir your batch every day and check the Specific Gravity with your hydrometer. In about 3 – 5 days, your S.G. should be about 1.040.

Step 3

You will siphon your wine off the sediment into your secondary container, which is usually your glass carboy.

Now distill the brandy.

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To spirits and cheers,

Binyomin Terebelo, Master Distiller and Drinkologist.

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Written by Binyomin Terebelo
I love hearing from you about why you love something I wrote or published or a recipe I don't know. I am Master Distiller at Terebelo Distillery, Love all things alcohol. Freelance for Grogmag and blog recipes for buildthebottle.com Weekend Rabbi too.
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