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Posted in thread: Degassing Wine? on 08-17-2011 at 08:07 PM
Yikes, degasing a wine that's already bottled? I would think that if there was much gas left in
your wine at bottling time that it would build up and pop your corks back out, or worse
bottle-bomb on y...
Posted in thread: Degassing Wine? on 07-21-2011 at 04:25 PM
I'm working on a Wine Expert kit right now as well, and they specifically mention taking care
to stir up all the sediment while degasing or the wine may not clear correctly. I'm not sure if
this has t...
Posted in thread: Trip through Maine - Looking for Hard Cider Kits on 04-14-2011 at 05:13 PM
Oh excellent, thanks phished. I'll look them up.
Posted in thread: Trip through Maine - Looking for Hard Cider Kits on 04-14-2011 at 05:12 PM
Yeah, the problem is the availability of fresh cider or juice around here. I've made a couple
of batches from scratch at I really liked them, but my wife didn't so much. I made a number of
Posted in thread: Trip through Maine - Looking for Hard Cider Kits on 04-14-2011 at 04:21 PM
Hello all. My wife and I are going to be taking a road trip from Nova Scotia down into Maine
for some shopping, in a couple of weeks time. We'll be travelling the I95 heading through
Posted in thread: I have planted the Trees. on 01-20-2009 at 04:00 PM
Oh how I wish I lived in the fruit belt. Weather might be a little too cold for good fruit
production where I am. What fun to look forward to. Best of luck!
Posted in thread: Thoughts on need to backsweeten? on 01-11-2009 at 06:32 PM
Yeah, the bottle contains natural and artificial flavours, liquid invert sugar, etc. I think
the reason most don't contain fermentables is because they don't expect me to bottle condition
for CO2 afte...
Posted in thread: Thoughts on need to backsweeten? on 01-11-2009 at 05:58 PM
I've homebrewed beer before with some success, a number of years ago. I thought I would try a
cider kit (which both myself and my wife can enjoy this time), but with no local sources of
decent fresh c...