sfprankster's (mis)adventures with Summertime Sangria

Discussion in 'Fruit, Nuts & Vegetables' started by sfprankster, May 25, 2016.

  1. While I'm waiting for my strawberry liqueur and limoncello to become happy. I made some of my favorite summertime sangria from the fruit we purchased at the farmer's market today.

    All begins with 1/2 gallon jar... [​IMG]

    Added  a few aromatic spices for a unique flavor twist... [​IMG]

    Fresh lime and orange slices... [​IMG]


    Slices of pluots, apricots, white peaches, white nectarines... [​IMG]



    All into the pool to get happy... [​IMG]

    A bottle of Bordeaux wine(blend of Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Syrah)... [​IMG]


    Topped with carbonated water... [​IMG]


    Into the fridge for a few days to become HAPPY... [​IMG]

    In a few days, the wine, fruit and spice flavors will have married...

    ...and sfprankster and his gf will be HAPPY, HAPPY, HAPPY!!!  [​IMG]  
    Last edited: May 25, 2016
  2. Removed the spices with a strainer...

    ...the macerated fruit...

    ...poured into glasses and added some of the fruit...

    Hope everyone has a GREAT Memorial Day weekend!!!

    Last edited: May 28, 2016
  3. Is that Star Annis?
  4. Star anise, cinnamon stick, allspice and a few cloves.

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