Back in 2013, I started learning about quackgrass for medicinal and culinary use, and saw mention that it could be used to make quackgrass beer (but never found a recipe). So, being the curious type, I wondered if you could make quackgrass wine. I am happy to report that, yes, quackgrass wine can be made, and it doesn’t taste half bad. Here’s how the recipe unfolded……
Today’s featured plant is Quackgrass, Elymus repens.
Quackgrass is also known as couchgrass, dog grass, quickgrass, quitch, quitch grass, scutch, twitch, wheat grass, cough grass, quake grass, chandler’s grass, durfa grass, durfee grass, Dutch grass, Fin’s grass, devil’s grass and witchgrass. Also referred to as Agropyron repens and Elytrigia repens….