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09-24-2012

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12-30-2012 12:42 PM

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    ABOUT ME

  • Prince Edward Island
  • www.docgrimes.com
  • Gardening,Horses,Sustainable Living,Brewing
  • Physician
  • Lots of home brewing with a friend during medical school, best brew was the Daplebach we spent a year on for graduation. Very good.
  • Working on getting Cider right. We have lots of apples here and it is shame to see them not be used to their full potential. Also brewing plum wine, strawberry wine, and blueberry wine. Lots of these grow on the island, so make good use of the fruits of the land.
  • Plum Wine
  • Plum MeadrnStrawberry WinernPinot Grigio from kit
  • Hard Cider 2011
  • Male
  • Married

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Results from juice, yeast and sugar experiments on 12-17-2012 at 01:05 AM
    Two batches of cider into the primaries, the first with 5 lbs of honey, lavlin 71B 1122yeast in
    2.5 gallons of juice from the apples on the property (SG 1.050 prior to honey) and 5 gallons of
    macintos...

  • Posted in thread: So Many Plums... on 10-05-2012 at 10:38 AM
    I have another 3 kg of plums in the freezer and will order yeast specific for mead to ferment
    those......having said that, which yeast do you think would be best?

  • Posted in thread: So Many Plums... on 10-05-2012 at 10:37 AM
    Sorry to have left out details.I went with wild fermentation as a lark. The yeast that I had on
    hand was Coopers Ale and Lavlin K1V1116 whic I used for the plum wine. i used 1.5 kg of plums
    per gallon...

  • Posted in thread: So Many Plums... on 10-04-2012 at 01:05 AM
    So, I have had the wonderful luck of 30lbs of ripe plums that are available, so what else could
    I do, I had enough preserves from last year. I have 5 gallons of plum wine in the first
    fermentation, bu...

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