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  • Wine,cooking,gardening,preserving,karaoke
  • Lon DePoppe
  • Amateur wine maker, haven't tried making beer yet. I have a small vineyard and orchard, but I also make kit wines, and of course, Skeeter Pee.
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  • Saint James, MN US
  • MN


  • Posted in thread: Watermelon wine on 02-18-2017 at 10:46 PM
    You can stop an active ferment with temperature. Either warm it up enough to kill the yeast or
    chill it enough to make them inactive. If you go the chill route, it will only stay inactive as
    long as i...

  • Posted in thread: Skeeter Pee on 06-21-2016 at 09:20 PM
    Since I made the first batch a few years ago, this has been one of the few things I
    consistently keep in rotation. I just finished bottling 6 gallons of it about a month or so
    ago... I have 10 bottles...

  • Posted in thread: The Jack Keller Collection [Archived] on 03-18-2015 at 04:56 AM
    I agree. Someone out there must have the goods. Please share. Thanks

  • Posted in thread: Skeeter Pee on 03-18-2015 at 04:53 AM
    Quick question......I let my pee run dry till about .998 or so then put in the kmeta and
    sorbate, along with the sparaloid. Let it set while I went on vacation come back 10 days later
    and its crystal ...

  • Posted in thread: Shipping wine on 03-13-2015 at 12:58 AM
    Don't ship it through the post office, you getta bigga trouble. Ship is as marinade, fruit
    preserves, or seasoning via another method. Make sure you package it really well and triple bag
    it so if brea...

  • Posted in thread: Wine into Vinegar (on purpose) on 03-13-2015 at 12:44 AM
    I make vinegar with some of my wine. I make both white and red wine vinegar. Used Braggs apple
    cider vinegar to get it started. Once you have a good mother established, all you have to do is
    add some ...

  • Posted in thread: Newby Question on haze.... on 03-13-2015 at 12:36 AM
    If this is a kit, and you added the supplied clearing agent, and it cleared, then it will
    likely clear again in the bottle. Store your bottles on their sides, the sediment should fall
    out again. Be ca...

  • Posted in thread: Grapefruit wine on 02-18-2015 at 04:00 PM
    Grapefruit has a lot of complex flavor. There are even some bitter elements to it. Deciding
    when to remove the solids from the liquid is sometimes an factor of how much flavor extraction
    you want. Alm...

  • Posted in thread: what color bottles on 02-18-2015 at 03:48 PM
    Here are my rules of thumb: 1) When bottling a batch, I try to use all the same color/style
    bottle if possible. It makes it easier to keep them together and identify them in the wine
    cellar. 2) Dark w...

  • Posted in thread: Skeeter Pee on 02-18-2015 at 03:40 PM
    Ok so made my first batch of pee....followed recipe to the letter pretty much so far. Question
    is...for my starter thawed some frozen blue berries, probably pound and a half or so with a cup
    and a hal...

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