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  • Posted in thread: Growth in Wine on 08-27-2013 at 12:36 AM
    You said it was clear when you received it, but I have my doubts. Even "clear" looking wine can
    drop some dust and clump; its the reason we decanters in the first place. A good way to tell is
    to shine...

  • Posted in thread: Simple easy answer question on 08-27-2013 at 12:30 AM
    Just to add, I've read that Lalvin 71B works well for its ability to reduce some of the acid in
    the blackberries. I made a batch last year with KV 1112 and I love it. I started another batch
    this summ...

  • Posted in thread: Wine Newbie Wants to Make a Merlot on 08-27-2013 at 12:25 AM
    I have the same kit; I started mine in March. It is still clearing, but it looks delicious. I
    do not plan to bottle until after Christmas, I've got to many in the pipeline before then.
    Maybe we can co...

  • Posted in thread: do I need to dump my apfelwein? on 07-16-2013 at 05:08 AM
    why dump it? I would rack it, give it a dose of campden, and let it continue to age. Remember,
    a lot of bottles come with a worm included :) They couldn't be that bad.

  • Posted in thread: The straight dope on degassing kits? on 06-09-2013 at 05:49 PM
    Ok.. Back to this again :)Went out and bought a mityvac.. The included hoses and such fit right
    into the bung of the carboy, so I started applying vacuum to no avail. Doesn't look anything
    like the vi...

  • Posted in thread: Connecting two minis together for ferm chamber on 04-06-2013 at 01:53 PM
    Each fan will produce about 3 watts of heat.

  • Posted in thread: Show us your bottled wine. on 04-06-2013 at 01:34 PM
    Your wife has a nice rack.Haha, well played!

  • Posted in thread: Alabama Homebrew Legislation 2013 on 04-02-2013 at 10:41 PM

  • Posted in thread: Alabama Homebrew Legislation 2013 on 04-02-2013 at 09:19 PM
    No idea. I've been trying to get the audio stream in linux for a few minutes, VLC cant seem to
    see it.

  • Posted in thread: Hydrating dry yeast on 04-01-2013 at 08:34 PM
    i would give it some time to see what happens.