Last Activity:06-24-2012 11:34 AM
Posted in thread: Dandelion Wine - Ginger Clove on 05-23-2012 at 08:27 PM
Forgot to mention that the wine I made with the green heads on it didn't seem to be that
bitter. I only tried a little, but I thought I noticed some bitterness. I decided i wanted to
give it some more...
Posted in thread: Lees in secondary after only 24 hours on 05-13-2012 at 10:57 PM
I transferred my dandelion must to secondary, and placed airlock, but there is already a
sediment of lees on the bottom (see photo) that is quite think, 1/4" or so... After only 24
hours.I have read t...
Posted in thread: Floating raisins in must & airlock problem on 05-12-2012 at 11:05 PM
The recipe I am using says to put the raisins in the secondary and fit a fermentation trap to
the vessel. I am using a one gallon wine jug... but slowly the raisins keep floating and
gathering at the ...
Posted in thread: Fermentation Stuck on 05-12-2012 at 06:29 AM
Yooper, Thanks very much for your time and the help! When I rack to secondary I will add the
raisins, then if there is lees and sediment I would rack every 30 - 60 days or until lees are
1/4 inch thic...
Posted in thread: Fermentation Stuck on 05-11-2012 at 06:41 PM
*correction:(OG/SG reading about 12 hours after adding yeast, nutrient + energizer, it was
1.112 & 1.114 in the two batches.)The current SG on the batch using your recipe is 1.077 + .002
= 1.079The ot...
Posted in thread: Fermentation Stuck on 05-11-2012 at 12:17 PM
My dandelion must seems quite still, as from what I read in several recipes you are suppose to
let it sit Im primary for three days.When I hydrated the yeast, and let it sit (for 12 ish
hours) it had ...
Posted in thread: Fermentation Stuck on 05-11-2012 at 05:06 AM
This is my first wine. I pitched the yeast (Lalvin 71B-1122 ) ahead, and added yeast nutrient
and energizer and it bubbled and was doing alright last night, so I then added half to my two (
Posted in thread: Plastic carboy question on 05-10-2012 at 07:25 PM
The info I found was all on this site, in the wine making forum.From what I gathered some
people use non polyethylene terephthalate plastics for secondary. But most use polyethylene
Posted in thread: Fermentation Stuck on 05-10-2012 at 06:57 PM
Posted in thread: Plastic carboy question on 05-05-2012 at 07:51 AM
**I found info on this subject, after I posted, can't seem to figure out how to delete it.Is it
true there a special or certain type plastic used for plastic carboys? Say I wanted to purchase