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Watermelon Wine – The Exotic Taste

Have you ever wondered what watermelon wine tastes like? Or wondered if drinking watermelon will give you the same effect as Viagra? This article will answer all of these questions and more. Read on to discover the health benefits of drinking watermelon wine. It's possible that you'll even enjoy the fruit's refreshing taste. Plus, learn how you can make watermelon wine at home. Here are the steps:

Watermelon wine made at home is delicious simple to elaborate and is a great option for summer drinking. Making it requires only essential ingredients.

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"Homemade watermelon wine isn't just delicious, it's also a breeze to make and an excellent drink to enjoy during summer. Additionally, we're late in putting out the summer's batch. How can I explain it? the tornado threw a wrench into the summer's brewing schedule, and it completely turned our lives upside down!"

Let's go!

Making Watermelon Wine

The wine is simple to make and requires minimal ingredients... However, it will take some time.

If you're patient enough to the end, you'll be rewarded with an exquisite fruity wine that is reminiscent of summer. Its color can range from a pale straw hue or a gorgeous light pastel pink... the choice is dependent on the variety of watermelon.

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The wine made of red watermelon will lose a significant amount of its color but may end up being slightly pinker than this. 

It's fun in that you don't know what you'll get, in terms of color - some begin in red but lose their color and turn almost yellow while others start pink and remain identical until the very end!

It's great served chilled in the summer heat... Just be cautious, it could hit you in the back If you're not cautious. The sweetness masks the potency!

Ingredients

  • 1 Large, Ripe Watermelon
  • 3 lbs Granulated Sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Acid Blend
  • 1 teaspoon of Yeast Nutrient
  • A one packet Red Star "Champagne" Brewing/Wine Yeast

Instructions

On next, we introduce the recipe to make this wine. For more recipes like this get The Complete Guide to Make Wine. Let's start!

Cut the watermelon into pieces, removing the rind. Cut the watermelon flesh into cubes of 1 inch and then place them into an enormous pot. When all the watermelon flesh, as well as juice, are incorporated into the pot, cook on medium. Stir and mash often, until the flesh of the watermelon breaks down into a liquid. Remove the pot from the heat.

Take about 3.5 L or 14-15 cups or 120 OZ of juice. Reserve any leftover juice - you can consume it as is or mix it into cocktails! In a large saucepan make sure you combine the watermelon juice that you measured (straining the seeds away when you weigh!) together with sugar. Bring to a boil and stir until sugar has dissolved. Remove from the heat and cover with a sanitized lid.

After the mixture is cool to ambient temperature, add the yeast nutrient and acid blend.

Utilizing a funnel that is sanitized to transfer the mixture that has cooled into a clean 2-gallon fermentation bucket.

Utilizing sanitized equipment, you can conduct a gravity test. It should fall within the 1.16 space. Make a note of the amount! (This may be an option; however, it will let you know your ABV in the end. ABV percentage).

Fermentation and Racking

Add yeast to the bucket and then seal with a clean airlock. Let sit, undisturbed, overnight.

In the next 24 hours, you'll observe fermentation activity, such as bubbles in the airlock carbonation, and/or swirling inside the bottle must. That means you're ready to go! Place the bucket in a cool place (not cold!) then put it in the shade for at least a month.

Utilizing sanitized equipment, clean the clarified wine by racking it off the sediment, and then pouring it into a clean, freshly cleaned 1-gallon carboy. Cover with an airlock that is sanitized and allow it to sit for two to three months.

Repeat the process of racking. Let the wine sit for a couple of months. After 6 months the wine will be crystal clear and very tasty!

After you have racked your wine several times and do not show further activity in the fermentation process for a few months (no bubbling in your airlock and no sediments means you are ready to move on to bottling).

With sanitized equipment make a gravity reading*, and then place the bottle in clean and sanitized bottles. Cork.

Enjoy... and begin making plans for the next batch(es)!

A remarkable experience with watermelon wine

Katie Morgan from the Winemaking for beginners group on Facebook shared her experience making watermelon wine (Read the post). She described the flavor as amazing and noticed the change in the color.

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Watermelon wine. Fermentation and final product. Courtesy: Katie Morgan from Winemaking for beginners group

What does watermelon wine taste like?

Watermelon is a fruit that lends itself well to winemaking. The resulting beverage is a vibrant pink with a sweet, honeyed flavor. This drink is best enjoyed chilled, and the rind may have yellow spots. Using wine with these flavors is as simple as following 17 step-by-step recipes. Watermelon wine is easy to make and requires only basic wine-making equipment. Most people already have most of this equipment.

Watermelon wine is best consumed during the season when it is at its peak, which is late spring and early summer. The juice from the watermelon is fermented, racked, and bottled. It has a delicious fruity taste and a fruity aroma and is a good source of antioxidants.

Is watermelon wine any good?

Watermelon is an interesting fruit to make wine from. Drinking watermelon wine is also good for you and contains vitamins A, B, and C. The only flavoring in watermelon wine is watermelon juice. The amount of juice varies depending on the watermelon type. Watermelons can make up to a quart of juice. However, the juicier the watermelon, the better the wine will taste. The watermelon must be at least 70 percent water and 30 percent of other ingredients to get a decent result.

A light pink beverage watermelon wine is sweet and delicate in flavor. Because watermelon is so delicate, many wine preparers add other fruits to it. Watermelon wine with raisins is a good example. The watermelon juice needs to ferment at 18-25 degrees Celsius for three days before it is matured. The wine then must mature in a cool, dark room for six to eight months.

What are the benefits of watermelon wine?

Aside from the obvious aperitif benefits of drinking it, watermelon wine has several other advantages. Its unique taste and texture make it an excellent alternative to grape-based wines.

The benefits of drinking watermelon wine are obvious: it goes well with many different kinds of food, is naturally sweet, and contains minimal calories. Watermelon wine is a refreshing and surprisingly tasty drink, and is a great accompaniment to many types of salads. You can even try to serve it chilled with a slice of watermelon or as a fancy spritzer. And while it is naturally sweet, it doesn't get too sweet.

In addition to its flavor, watermelon also contains potassium and magnesium. These are essential nutrients for the proper functioning of our nerves and muscles. A cup of watermelon contains about 170 milligrams of potassium and 15.2 milligrams of magnesium. Both of these nutrients help relieve muscle cramps and headaches and replenish sodium in the body. If you're concerned about sodium intake, watermelon is a great option.

Does watermelon work like Viagra?

The rumors of watermelon wine and libido were spurred on by Texas A&M University. The university published a press release claiming that the fruit had Viagra-like effects, which was sure to be picked up by the media. The resulting headlines included "Watermelon, the New Oyster?," "Watermelon Wine Could Add a Bite to Your Sex Life," and many more, some of them needs carefully reading.

In this way, the melon was an undiscovered natural Viagra, but it does have some similar effects. The fruit contains citrulline, an amino acid that promotes relaxation of blood vessels, just like Viagra. In the study, participants who took watermelon wine experienced fewer erectile dysfunction symptoms than men who did not take the fruit. Watermelon wine and Viagra are both prescription medications, which is why some people use this fruit as a natural alternative.

Although the two have different effects, both fruit contains the amino acid citrulline, which is converted into Nitric Oxide in the bloodstream. This process is similar to Viagra, and it can help you achieve erections without the use of a prescription. Fortunately, both fruits contain arginine, which works to dilate blood vessels. This amino acid is the main component of Sildenafil.

How long does it take watermelon to ferment?

A simple method to make watermelon wine is to use a blender or food processor to puree the fruit. Then, strain the juice and allow it to ferment for about 10 days. Watermelon is high in antioxidants, and the citrulline in the fruit clams blood vessels, producing arginine and nitric oxide, which are both healthy for you. Regardless of your reasons for making wine, the rind should be free of bacteria and pesticides.

To make watermelon wine, you need watermelon juice and sugar. While you can use a gallon glass carboy, it's better to use a large bucket fermenter. Once your wine is ready, you can cover it with a towel for primary fermentation and filter it into a secondary carboy. Make sure to use a water lock on the secondary carboy to prevent it from leaking.

Watermelon wine can be sweetened with various types of sweeteners. To ensure a smooth and delicious watermelon wine, make sure that you use seeds-free watermelon. Then, add sugar and yeast to the watermelon mixture. Allow the mixture to ferment for about a week or two until the wine has a clear consistency. You can also add sweeteners, such as molasses or agave nectar.

What does watermelon wine pair with?

Watermelon wines vary in color and sweetness, with some starting out red and then losing color and staying the same. They are best served chilled and are especially delightful on a warm summer day. While watermelon wine is a sweet, potent treat, it's also simple to make. Just make sure to buy a ripe watermelon, and keep in mind that the wine will be more fruity than sweet.

If you're feeling adventurous, you can also try a watermelon wine slushie. Alternatively, you can also use frozen fruit, but fresh watermelon and ice work best. You can also use wine cubes in glasses instead of ice. If you don't have a blender, you can still make watermelon wine slushies with ice cubes. You can also serve them with ice and pecans.

Roses are a wonderful choice for watermelon wine. These light-bodied wines are great for summer and can balance the complex taste of red wine with crisp white wine. There are many varieties of roses to choose from, with some being sweeter and some dry. The Provencal Rose, a rose that comes from Rhone grapes, is the best match for Vogel's dishes.

Watermelon wine pairs well with most fruits and cheeses. This sweet dessert wine is a great choice for summer picnics and BBQs, as it will complement the other fruits and cheeses you serve with it.

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