Ss Brewing Technologies Giveaway!

Home Brew Forums > Wine, Mead, Cider, Sake & Soda > Wine Making Forum > Back sweetening apple wine
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 09-29-2012, 02:42 PM   #1
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Temple, Texas
Posts: 22
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default Back sweetening apple wine

I've got 5 gallons of Edwort's apple wine in a carboy and I'm getting ready to bottle it. It's been in there for almost 5 months. I've read that you can use 3/4 cup of corn sugar to back sweeten the wine. Is priming sugar the same thing or would it work the same?

scottyj is offline
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-29-2012, 02:45 PM   #2
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Norman, OK
Posts: 300
Liked 35 Times on 26 Posts
Likes Given: 1


Corn sugar and dextrose are the same. Dextrose is a common priming sugar.

USAFSooner is offline
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-29-2012, 02:52 PM   #3
Ale's What Cures You!
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Yooper's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Upper Michigan
Posts: 61,043
Liked 4461 Times on 3247 Posts
Likes Given: 868


remember that adding sugar won't sweeten the wine, unless you stabilize it first. It'll cause some carbonation, so the bottles could blow up or the corks pop out. If you plan on sweetening, then stabilize it with campden and sorbate before adding sugar!

Broken Leg Brewery
Giving beer a leg to stand on since 2006
Yooper is online now
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

Quick Reply
Thread Tools