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Posted in thread: Hi there! Newb here, with question(s) on 05-21-2012 at 05:38 PM
A few years ago I transplanted a ~7 year-old vine on my property and it started to grow fruit
the very same year, and it's still going strong. If you do so, take as much soil and roots as
Posted in thread: I am completely disgusted on 05-21-2012 at 05:28 PM
Just a thought, what do your fermenting temperatures look like? I'm thinking the "kerosene
alcohol" taste might be related to temperatures that are too high. Personnally now I ferment
all my wines in ...
Posted in thread: When to degas, add sulphite and Campden on 02-27-2012 at 01:50 AM
My 2 cents: degassing isn't really necessary with apfelwein. If you prefer it degassed it's up
to you though, personnally I like it carbed anyways.I don't understand why your batch wouldn't
Posted in thread: First attempt with wine is moldy on 02-23-2012 at 02:06 AM
Definitely don't top up the bucket. Also your cover shouldn't be airtight so that the CO2
produced during fermentation can escape.
Posted in thread: First attempt with wine is moldy on 02-22-2012 at 03:33 PM
... and if you don't have campden tablets, as far as I know you could use K-META (potassium
metabisulfite) if you have some, probably around 2 teaspoons...
Posted in thread: First attempt with wine is moldy on 02-22-2012 at 03:24 PM
Wow, the way the instructions are written IS misleading, with #7 under step 2...Pretty much as
Yooper said, write to the company and they might give you a new kit, and hopefully reformat
Posted in thread: Maple Mead/Acerglyn Experiment gone wrong? on 07-13-2011 at 12:03 AM
I'm bumping this thread cause I'm having the same problem with a batch of maple wine I started
about a month ago. I know I should probably just do what was suggested earlier, but I'm lazy
and this bat...
Posted in thread: How many gallons of EdWort's Apfelwein have been made? on 07-05-2011 at 12:10 AM
Just bottled 5 gallons, having a glass right now!20286+5=20291
Posted in thread: Maple wine, time to rack? on 04-17-2011 at 01:48 PM
Thanks for the input,as for my recipe, I just boiled the sap until it reached 1,090, added 2
camden tablets, waited for a day, added the yeast, and later added some yeast nutrient, and
that's about it...
Posted in thread: Maple wine, time to rack? on 04-16-2011 at 04:49 PM
Hey guys, first post here,I just got back into homebrewing after a 10-year break and am glad I
found this forum.I started a ~5gallon batch of maple wine using boiled sap three weeks ago. OG