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To my friends, family, and readers who drink

Let's get a little serious. We all know that I am a brewer and lover of good booze. I love to share my drink recipes and...

One Gallon of Mint Wine {Recipe}

Mint, mint, mint. Once you get a good patch of mint planted, you should quickly have more mint than you can ever figure out how...

Wild Fermented Dandelion Wine

Oh, well. It's best to make the most out of it and get a new batch going. There's no sense in whining when there are...

I made Blackberry Fizz!

MOST of them are labeled! I was just tidying my apothecary, and while doing so, I re-discovered an experiment that I'd...

Vanilla Bean Chamomile Mead – One Gallon Recipe

When I began making infused honey, the very first and favorite of my herbal honey blends was Vanilla Bean Chamomile Honey. It was only natural...

Quench: Handcrafted Beverages to Satisfy Every Taste & Occasion

Quench by Ashley English, featuring two recipes from Amber of Pixiespocket.com! Hey, y'all! I'm in a book! Please pardon my enthusiasm...this...

Book Review: Make Some Beer by Erica Shea and Stephen Valand

Make Some Beer: Small-Batch Recipes from Brooklyn to Bamberg Let me start off by saying this: I live in Asheville, North...

Elderberry Mead: Make Your Own One Gallon Batch!

Elderberries are known for their edible flowers and fruit, but beyond being tasty, elderberries are potent medicine. I make jars full of elderberry tincture and...

Recipe Box: Strawberry Pineapple Wine – 1 Gallon

Strawberry-Pineapple Wine I had an intense craving for fresh fruit and veggies the other day.  Since that is one of those...

Blackberry Mead: A One-Gallon Recipe

I can tell that it is truly summertime when I can gather large handfuls of blackberries from the wild brambles that surround the edges of...