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  • Posted in thread: Crabapple Wine on 09-25-2012 at 12:11 PM
    Thanks Yooper! That makes sense! I've got it going now so I'm just in the waiting game...

  • Posted in thread: Crabapple Wine on 09-20-2012 at 01:30 PM
    Yooper - I'm hoping you can help a newbie... If I've got a bucket with apples/water/sugar up to
    my desired mark how accurate is my initial sg reading? I'd imagine once the apples are removed
    on day 5 ...

  • Posted in thread: Larger volume in primary to prevent racking loss? on 01-19-2012 at 08:52 PM
    Yup, you got it. You should be doing a yeast starter anyway....you can scale that up easily
    enough, too. There are plenty of online calculators for yeast starters for beer, wine, and
    mead.Uhh... yeast...

  • Posted in thread: Larger volume in primary to prevent racking loss? on 01-18-2012 at 05:57 PM
    I am just curious why top up with marbles??? I understand the concept, not wanting to dilute
    with water and the marbles will displace enough fluid, but to me it would seam like a
    contamination risk, a...

  • Posted in thread: Larger volume in primary to prevent racking loss? on 01-18-2012 at 05:54 PM
    Thanks DarkBrood! I'm assuming if you are taking a 5 gallon recipe and converting to a larger
    recipe you'd multiply everything but yeast by 1.2 for a 6 gallon batch or 1.3 for a 6.5 gallon
    batch. I'm ...

  • Posted in thread: Larger volume in primary to prevent racking loss? on 01-18-2012 at 01:13 PM
    I've got a few wine batches under my belt but I'm still trying to figure a few things out. This
    is quite the learning process!I'm trying to prevent loss when racking from my primary to my
    secondary. I...

  • Posted in thread: Stalled....maybe? on 03-04-2011 at 10:11 PM
    I learn something new everytime...now I know how to make a sweet wine. *sigh* not what I had
    intended on this batch. Do you know if they will taste sweeter when cooled or less sweet? I
    thought the tas...

  • Posted in thread: Stalled....maybe? on 03-04-2011 at 10:08 PM
    I was wondering if it had to do with to high of a SG. Unfortunately I weighed the recommended
    sugar out and added it - now I'll know to just add the sugar to the recommend SG and not worry
    about measu...

  • Posted in thread: Stalled....maybe? on 03-04-2011 at 02:08 PM
    I've got three batches of wine that are about 6 months old but seem to be stalled...1 gallon
    Red Current 8/14 - Montrachet yeast, SG 1.130 12-16 reading 1.042, 3/2 reading 1.0361 gallon
    Gooseberry App...

  • Posted in thread: Bozeman, MT, anyone live there? on 01-27-2011 at 07:04 PM
    Oh yes - a balmy 30 today! I actually went out for a run over lunch!I'm a newbie homebrewer
    myself so I actually just heard about the club. It doesn't show on their website but the next
    meeting is ne...

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