Last Activity:11-04-2013 3:20 PM
Posted in thread: I am at a loss... on 11-04-2013 at 09:16 PM
Hey guys! I have an update on this as I told you guys I would let you know how it turned out.
The wine is fantastic! I don't know how it happened but there isn't a thing in the world wrong
with it tha...
Posted in thread: I am at a loss... on 09-16-2013 at 01:27 AM
Also, are you saying that I should boil water then add the campden tablets to the boiled water?
Wont that kill the sulfites? Or is the aim to kill the sulfites leaving only SO2 left over in
Posted in thread: I am at a loss... on 09-16-2013 at 12:54 AM
You can't "erase" oxidation, but you can stop it further by adding the k-meta now (S02) if you
haven't added any since the splash racking and other aerating. 1/4 teaspoon per 6 gallons
(dissolved in s...
Posted in thread: Think I messed up? on 09-16-2013 at 12:20 AM
Ha! Thought that it was from July if this year! Ignore my comments.Hehe, it's no problem man.
Actually thanks for posting because I had forgotten all about this thread. And I mentioned that
I would te...
Posted in thread: I am at a loss... on 09-16-2013 at 12:18 AM
That is what I did first. Was the "splash racking" I did that like 4 times in a row and then I
waited like a day or two then did the racking with the copper and filtering and stuff. I guess
I went a l...
Posted in thread: I am at a loss... on 09-15-2013 at 02:32 PM
The smell you encountered sounds like H2S- from stressed yeast, not from added sulfites. It
sounds like you fixed it now, but be sure to use sulfites (not the same thing as the smell!) to
Posted in thread: Think I messed up? on 09-15-2013 at 02:23 PM
No, this wine is a couple of years old I think!Leaving it on the lees for months does impact
the flavor, so I'm assuming it wasn't racked off of the lees every 60 days until they were
gone?You are cor...
Posted in thread: Think I messed up? on 09-15-2013 at 11:15 AM
Okay, I know it has been a while since I posted on this one but I will let you know how it
went.It turned out terrible haha. Which I am laughing because I know why it went bad(I think).
I let it sit t...
Posted in thread: I am at a loss... on 09-15-2013 at 10:55 AM
Hey guys! I am at a loss.. Okay, let me give you the rundown. I started a batch over the
summer. It is a solid blueberry wine from 4 blueberry bushes that we have in the yard. It took
me about 2 years...
Posted in thread: Stick on liquid thermometer HELP! on 07-15-2013 at 04:32 AM
Okay, we'll I'm just not gonna worry about it then, I'll just try not to submerge them.. I mean
if something happens to one or both of them I will just order some new ones. I mean they were
only like ...