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  • Joe's Ancient Orange Mead, some kind of red wine
  • hard apple cider
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  • Posted in thread: Sweet Tea Wine on 01-19-2009 at 09:16 PM
    You can sweeten with Splenda or another similar product, or you can stabilize with campden
    tablets and sweeten with real sugar (i.e. cane sugar, etc). Not sure about the Lipton's but it
    would probably...

  • Posted in thread: Music Match on 01-12-2009 at 10:21 PM
    Drunken Sailor - Irish Rovers

  • Posted in thread: Holiday Left Overs- Fruit Cake Wine... on 01-12-2009 at 08:26 PM
    What is the purpose of adding the campden tablet before adding the yeast? My initial thought
    was that it wouldn't allow the added yeast to ferment at all, and I was confused. My guess
    would be that it...

  • Posted in thread: help me tweak my apfelwein... on 01-12-2009 at 08:10 PM
    That cream soda idea sounds interesting - I'll have to try that. I read somewhere on HBT
    recently that the way the Germans do it is to add Sprite or 7UP to the Apfelwein to sweeten it
    up and add some ...

  • Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead on 12-30-2008 at 07:37 PM
    b.f.bunny - you should practice sanitization when cleaning out the container you are fermenting
    this in. If you need help with this, check out this link: ways to sanitize. It really helped
    me out. A...

  • Posted in thread: Very simple bottling question on 12-30-2008 at 04:51 AM
    Alright, thanks. Another one of my "noob" questions answered!

  • Posted in thread: Very simple bottling question on 12-30-2008 at 04:27 AM
    Thanks for the tips, Yooper. So if I'm just taking samples out of the container for hydrometer
    testing, there will be no risk of oxidation?

  • Posted in thread: Very simple bottling question on 12-30-2008 at 03:42 AM
    I imagine it's a pretty small jar, so racking it would probably be pretty inefficient. Pouring
    it would cause oxidation and probably ruin it. I'd suggest just keeping it where it is, and
    drink it firs...

  • Posted in thread: Very simple bottling question on 12-30-2008 at 02:06 AM
    Goo - I'm in the same boat as you as a fellow noob, and thanks for the reply. I didn't think of
    that - I just checked it and the bag hasn't 'inflated' yet at all so I think I'll try putting
    in down lo...

  • Posted in thread: Should yeast float? on 12-30-2008 at 01:04 AM
    Just let it sit, don't worry about it, and it should be fine.

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