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05-04-2011

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09-26-2012 8:54 PM

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  • Strawberry and pear. As well as wine kits
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  • Nova Scotia

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  • Posted in thread: I dont want sparkling wine on 09-27-2012 at 01:53 AM
    Hi,Ok...great. I will call it a night and check the temp tomorrow.Thanks for your help

  • Posted in thread: I dont want sparkling wine on 09-27-2012 at 01:34 AM
    Thanks for the responses.I already added sorbate and meta ...this is when I noticed the fizz.I
    have been stirring (with a stirring spoon) for a few minutes at a time every 30 minutes or so.
    Do I keep ...

  • Posted in thread: I dont want sparkling wine on 09-26-2012 at 11:17 PM
    Nine months later and I have sparkling wine...can you help?Here is what I did:5 gallons of
    pressed fresh apple juice (from local orchard)6 pounds of sugar7.5 tsp pectin acid2.5 tsp
    pectin enzyme1.25 t...

  • Posted in thread: Apple wine on 09-20-2012 at 10:33 AM
    Hi,I have an apple wine that has been bulk aging since January 2012 and it's time to bottle. I
    would like to make it a medium-dry wine. How would you proceed to do this?Thanks

  • Posted in thread: Fizzy wine on 07-04-2012 at 10:26 PM
    Thanks for the feedback.I'm confident the fermentation was complete as I let it bulk age for
    about 5 months. I have a funny feeling that I did not do a great job at degassing.Can someone
    describe prop...

  • Posted in thread: Fizzy wine on 07-04-2012 at 12:53 AM
    Hi there,The last few batches of wine and lemonade I have made (all from recipe) have turned
    out fizzy...like champagne. It does not seem to affect the flavor in anyway.At the time of
    bottling there i...

  • Posted in thread: Do all wines clear? on 02-14-2012 at 10:48 PM
    When I racked it this weekend I put some in a glass. It is an amazing deep purple color. It was
    not cloudy or hazy, just dark.I did put a flashlight up to the Carboy and the light does not go
    through....

  • Posted in thread: Do all wines clear? on 02-14-2012 at 10:22 AM
    The recipe called for 2.5 tsp of pectin enzyme.I forget the name of the clarifier but it's the
    one with two small packages of liquid that you add to the wine. I have used them many times
    with no issue...

  • Posted in thread: Do all wines clear? on 02-14-2012 at 12:25 AM
    I have racked it three times

  • Posted in thread: Do all wines clear? on 02-13-2012 at 10:53 PM
    I have a blueberry wine that has been in a Carboy for about 6 months. There are very little
    lees and is very dark. I can't see through the Carboy.This past weekend I added a clarifier to
    see if that w...

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