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Old 08-30-2012, 10:58 PM   #1
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How many times should i go threw the freeze thaw stage wen makin blackberry wine

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Old 08-31-2012, 12:21 AM   #2
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Just once? I freeze the berries until I have enough for wine, then put them in sanitized mesh bags in the sanitized fermenter and let them thaw.

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Old 08-31-2012, 01:22 PM   #3
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Ive done it now about 3 or 4 times and it seems to be juicing the berries for me

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Old 08-31-2012, 02:23 PM   #4
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I do it twice & the berries are just about mush after the 2nd thaw, no maceration needed.
Regards, GF.

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