Last Activity:07-27-2009 7:55 PM
Posted in thread: pomegranate wine won't ferment on 07-28-2009 at 02:00 AM
This may come a little late, but I didn't see any added sugar in your recipe. Pommegranates are
actually quite low in sugar; they won't even ferment naturally. Some Israeli guys developed a
Posted in thread: Lime wine on 07-19-2009 at 05:20 AM
I heard it produces a bad taste when you ferment citrus, like vomit. Better watch out for that.
Maybe heavily backsweetening will help. Hmmm... sweet carbonated lime wine. Now there's an
Posted in thread: That's potent yeast! on 07-19-2009 at 05:04 AM
Remember the raisin wine I posted about? I poured some off the top into an unfermented mixture
of apple juice and spices I was planning to make into spiced cider, just to see if it would
ferment. I ha...
Posted in thread: Raisin/straw/passito wine on 07-08-2009 at 09:15 PM
Update: backsweetened, but apparently the yeasts weren't dead yet even though I used sulphites.
It continued fermenting and now I think it's a sparkling wine. A little sweeter than before,
now that it...
Posted in thread: Raisin/straw/passito wine on 07-05-2009 at 06:46 AM
P.P.S. I can't say what kind of grapes the raisins were from... they were simply the type that
you can buy in bulk at your local supermarket. They looked like they came from green grapes
Posted in thread: Raisin/straw/passito wine on 07-05-2009 at 06:30 AM
I've heard wine from raisins called by varying names, though I think passito is protected
designation so I'll just call it passito-style. I started fermenting some a few days ago, put
it in "secondary...