Making Olives, Vinegar, Kombucha, Soda and Liqueur
How to Cure Olives with LyeThe most popular method of olive curing among our staff and customers has been the lye cure method. The results are fast and the flavor of the lye cured olives is generally clean and buttery.
It's Easy to Make Your Own VinegarMany beer, wine, and cider makers are unaware how easy it would be toexpand the enjoyment of their respective hobbies by making malt, wine, or cidervinegars. It?s not only easy, but can be done in small quantities without additionalequipment.
Soda. . . Fun and Easy These days there are a number of flavors to choose from, such as:Sarsaparilla, Root Beer, Ginger Beer, Ginger Ale, Cola, Cream Soda,Birch Root Beer, and Cherry Soda
A Martini By Any Other NameYou can now try your hand at some of the more imaginative new drinks, and by making the liqueurs at home, youcan keep the cost of your study down to a reasonable level.
Water Kefir Recipes and VariationsFlexible instructions for making water kefir grain fermented drinks including a basic water kefir recipe with popular variations such as a coconut water keifr recipe, lemon ginger recipe, chai tea recipe, and more.
The Beverage People can help you make more than Beer and Wine.
Many of us and our customers have olive trees and make olive oil or cured olives. Kombucha, liqueurs, and sodas are other popular drinks that we have experience with. Kombucha is particularly popular here in Sonoma County---it's both refreshing and a great probiotic health tonic. Liqueurs are a great and yet simple to make addition to your home bar. Sodas can be ready to drink in under a week.