Today I learned that you can use lilacs to make wine. I love lilacs, they make spring so enjoyable with their lovely scent. I never realized that they can be consumed. For the wine makers on the site, here is the recipe: Here’s What You’ll Need 3-1/2 quarts lilac flowers, fresh or frozen 2-1/2 lb granulated sugar Juice of 2 lemons 7-1/2 pts water 1 tsp yeast nutrient (You can order it here) Champagne yeast (You can order it here) In terms of supplies, there are a few basic items you should have. You can often find these on craigslist, and definitely at a brewing supply store, or you can order them on amazon. Fermentation bucket Demijohns Airlocks with rubber stoppers Siphon hose a funnel Wine bottles (we usually just sanitize our old ones), corks, and a corker, OR swing-top bottles Sterilization solution Please follow the link for instructions: Making Lilac Wine - And Here We Are Another monkey mentioned lilac jelly. I will have to hunt down that recipe. I am really curious about how it would taste.