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Old 08-18-2011, 11:56 PM   #1
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When brewing beer it's good to get lots of o2 in the wort for the yeast. Is it good to do the same for wine?


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Old 08-19-2011, 12:17 AM   #2
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Yes, but not as necessary.

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Old 08-19-2011, 01:39 AM   #3
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Important thing to remember when making beer you boil it for 60-120 minutes depending on the recipe. that drives most if not all of the o2 of the water. since you are not generally boiling the juices or fruit you are using for wine or the water you are adding, there is actuaally quite a bit of o2 already present.

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.... depends on how long you boil your wine for .....

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Ahh makes sense. Thanks for the replies!

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