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Old 09-19-2011, 06:19 AM   #1
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I have 3 gallons of a mango wine that stalled out at 1.040, and I can't get restarted. I was thinking of starting a batch of Skeeter Pee and blending in some of the mango wine to make a Mango Pee (and for sweetening, since it's still sitting at an SG of 1.040). The mango wine is about 9% ABV if I'm doing the math right (1.110 to 1.040). Would it be better to blend it with a finished Pee or add it into an active Pee ferment? (and how much?)

Is this even a good idea?

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Old 09-20-2011, 05:39 AM   #2
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I don't know if it's a good idea or not, but I figured out I'm going to make up a standard 6 gallon batch of Pee and blend it 2:1 with the 3 gallons over Mango wine that I have. At 1.040, the 3 gallons of mango should have just about the right sweetness for the whole 9 gallons, maybe a little under.

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Old 09-20-2011, 11:40 AM   #3
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I've never got to make Skeeter Pee yet so I'm not sure what it even tastes like.

Let us know how it turns out.

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It worked out great. Blended 3 gallons of Mango wine to 6 gallons of skeeter pee. The sweetness was just right, and the mango taste was just enough. A nice mango-lemonade with an 11% kick. Now we have 4 half gallons, 22 750s, and 24 12oz bottles, after drinking some :-)

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