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Old 05-04-2006, 07:02 PM   #1
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http://www.warpbreach.com/6/6.html

Me and a friend are going to attempt this today. A few newb questions I ahve though.

Were gonna go to the local grocery store and get the materials(were going to use the sugar water method).

When its done, can you add kool aid or crystal light to the mix to give it flavor? Anything else you can add?

I read through the article and im sorry if this is redundant(I remember seeing this somewhere) can you add a bit more yeast and sugar a few days into fermentation to increase the alcohol content?

Also, how much water do you pour into a small pot to mix with the yeast when you hydrate it?

My friend is going to keep the jugs in his ceiling(he has the tiled ceiling. His closet doesnt have a door so its too bright), will getting it down to look at it disturb the process? Or is it just a "set it and forget it" type deal?
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Old 05-04-2006, 07:43 PM   #2
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I am calling underage poster!!

Here are some of my suggestions . . . put the yeast directly into the bottle, but use a glass bottle instead of a milk jug. Also, add about three times that amount of sugar. Do it right. Finally . . . and this is a really important step. Seal the glass bottle as tightly as possible . . . crank the lid on tightly and don't ever take it off through the fermentation.

Then . . . hide it in your buddies ceiling tiles and forget about it . . .

Hope this helps . . . good luck!!!













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Wow, does THAT bring back memories. Until Christmas when Dad told me to get it out for a kid's table dinner toast....

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Old 05-04-2006, 09:29 PM   #4
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I am calling underage poster!!

Here are some of my suggestions . . . put the yeast directly into the bottle, but use a glass bottle instead of a milk jug. Also, add about three times that amount of sugar. Do it right. Finally . . . and this is a really important step. Seal the glass bottle as tightly as possible . . . crank the lid on tightly and don't ever take it off through the fermentation.

Then . . . hide it in your buddies ceiling tiles and forget about it . . .

Hope this helps . . . good luck!!!

What do you mean put it directly into the bottle? I am doing the sugar/water kind, no grapefruit. About 3.5 cups sugar, and 14 cups of water...

We just did two batches. The first batch we filled a pot with warm water and sort of dissolved yeast/sugar... IDK if htis will work...

Can you write an in depth process for me please? I would really appreciate it. Those instructions were hard to follow and in-adequate.
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What do you mean put it directly into the bottle? I am doing the sugar/water kind, no grapefruit. About 3.5 cups sugar, and 14 cups of water...

We just did two batches. The first batch we filled a pot with warm water and sort of dissolved yeast/sugar... IDK if htis will work...

Can you write an in depth process for me please? I would really appreciate it. Those instructions were hard to follow and in-adequate.

He was pulling your leg. Please don't take anything he said seriously. Follow his instructions and you will have your glass bottle blowing up in your buddies ceiling! He should have been winking at you instead of giving you the big grin icon.

If you want to make this stuff, follow the instructions on the site you linked to and you will do okay. At least it will be safer.
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He was pulling your leg. Please don't take anything he said seriously. Follow his instructions and you will have your glass bottle blowing up in your buddies ceiling! He should have been winking at you instead of giving you the big grin icon.

If you want to make this stuff, follow the instructions on the site you linked to and you will do okay. At least it will be safer.
What!!!?? No way, man. Everybody knows that when you ferment in an airtight container you get, like, triple the alcohol content.

I'm just saying, if these guys are gonna do it, they should do it right. Glass fermenter, airtight lid, lots of sugar, lots of yeast . . . then stow it away in the ceiling!!!! That is what I would do!

Plus . . . if you brew wine with a balloon on top of the jug . . . you will go blind!!! Swear to god . . . don't use the balloon!!














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You just had to go and spoil all the fun didnt you?

I for one was really looking forward to his next post !


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You just had to go and spoil all the fun didnt you?

I for one was really looking forward to his next post !


LMAO

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Sorry guys... What can I say? LOL

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You can also make beer from grocery store ingrediants. Have a look in the recipe section for Prohibition Beer. Won't taste real great, but it works...

You CAN use a glass jug to make wine in, just use the balloon cap or get a stopper with a hole drilled in it, and run a tube from the stopper to a bucket of water. That way the CO2 can get out and air can't get back in...
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You CAN use a glass jug to make wine in, just use the balloon cap or get a stopper with a hole drilled in it, and run a tube from the stopper to a bucket of water. That way the CO2 can get out and air can't get back in...
Yeah . . . .if you want all the alcohol to escape through the hole. These guys want some strong wine . . . ferment in an airtight, glass container. All that stuff about open fermentation, airlocks, and blowoff tubes . . . just wives tales and brewing myths.

But, do what you want, guys.
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Can you write an in depth process for me please? I would really appreciate it. Those instructions were hard to follow and in-adequate.
Hard to follow and inadequate?!? That's a pretty thorough and simple set of instructions there. If you had troubel following it, then drinking might not be a good idea for you.

Seriously, though... that sugar water is in NO WAY wine. Wine is made from fruit juice, which is completely absent in that recipe. That stuff is going to taste like Formula 409 (if you are lucky.)

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