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Old 02-19-2007, 06:20 PM   #1
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Default Making a batch of grape wine 6 gallons worth, what should my OG be?

Im using 2lbs of sugar to the mix.

Im not sure what my OG and FG should be.

Would anyone know what the OG should be?

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Old 02-19-2007, 06:30 PM   #2
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I usually start all of my wines at 1.095 to 1.100. This give a nice 13% alcohol. If you make it much more, you're making rocket fuel that takes forever to age. Any less than 12%, and you run a risk of not being able to keep your wine for very long, as the ABV helps to protect the wine.

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