Last Activity:04-22-2012 3:52 PM
Posted in thread: Some FREE Pumps to give away. on 02-10-2012 at 11:53 AM
I need that nudge :) I've been making wine for sometime and I want to start brewing... but
funding is a little short cause I have a little one now! But she is growing and the wife has
said that I need...
Posted in thread: Fruit wines, to finish or not to finish, that is the question...... on 02-01-2012 at 02:13 PM
Funny, I always attributed headaches from drinking too much wine and becoming dehydrated, not
with back sweetening or sterilized yeast?
Posted in thread: Airlock or Towel? on 01-31-2012 at 12:38 PM
I tested this out last year... I made one batch that I covered loosely with the bucket lid and
one batch with the lid snapped on with an Air Lock. After one week I removed the lid off both
and found t...
Posted in thread: Cranberry Pomegranate Wine Experiment on 01-30-2012 at 07:22 PM
Took a gravity, dropped down below 5% so I racked it into a carboy and pitched some Malolactic
Bacteria. The color has mellowed to a darker red... The taste seems a little tart so I'm going
to let it ...
Posted in thread: Old Western Wine? on 01-30-2012 at 04:16 PM
Posted in thread: Old Western Wine? on 01-30-2012 at 04:13 PM
I'm guessing Sangiovese would be one of the varieties Cowboys would have used... buy a couple
of lugs, press them, and put them into a carboy with an air-lock... I guess they would just let
Posted in thread: Where to find Empty Half kegs (15.5 GL)? on 01-30-2012 at 11:52 AM
i actually talked a bit with a bartender at Uber tavern (they sell kegs to go)she said that the
distributor charges Uber the deposit, too. in their case, the dist. actually charges them a
Posted in thread: Where to find Empty Half kegs (15.5 GL)? on 01-30-2012 at 12:09 AM
One other note...local laws may prevent kegs from being returned.The kegs in my town (possibly
state) have a serialized zip tie attached. The zip tie serial is traced back to the original
Posted in thread: Where to find Empty Half kegs (15.5 GL)? on 01-27-2012 at 04:18 PM
All I'm saying that if it wasn't a risk the breweries wanted to take then the deposits would be
much higher... problem is big time breweries except it as a loss and go about their business,
they sell ...
Posted in thread: Where to find Empty Half kegs (15.5 GL)? on 01-27-2012 at 04:07 PM
Software industry... I know alot about excepting risks