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Posted in thread: Double pitch. on 08-25-2016 at 01:39 AM
I may be wrong, but if you could isolate one single cell of yeast out of the billions in a
pack, it would eventually ferment any amount of wine, as long as the environment is good. Yeast
divide and di...
Posted in thread: Bad Spring Water? on 08-22-2016 at 01:42 PM
Doubtful that it could be the water, they simply open the tap on the kitchen sink, put it in a
bottle and charge you money.The only "spring" in there is the one inside the kitchen faucet!
Posted in thread: Spat It All – A Very Discreet Tasting on 08-17-2016 at 12:23 PM
YIKES!!!How are you going to drive?
Posted in thread: What's my wine missing on 08-17-2016 at 12:21 PM
If you left the wine sit on the blackberry seeds for an extended period, you might be getting
the bitterness from that. Kind of a tannin overdose.
Posted in thread: 30 day kit on 08-16-2016 at 12:11 PM
At .995, it is done. Let it sit for a while and enjoy.P.S. the number of days is so that you
get done soon and buy another kit, not actually how long it should take. Most of my kits sit 6
Posted in thread: Campden tablets - Just a few questions on 08-15-2016 at 12:19 PM
I use 5 in a 1/2 gallon bottle and I only fill it up 3/4 of the way.It lasts around 6 months,
if the smell doesn't hurt your nose, its no good.I have NO idea how a thermometer can tell
anything but te...
Posted in thread: Any ideas on 08-08-2016 at 02:46 AM
Sell it all and buy grapes :)
Posted in thread: SG has gone up after degassing and adding Fpack good or bad? on 07-31-2016 at 01:55 AM
Way too soon. I would have waited a month before adding the f pack. Keep your eye out for a
re-ferment. There were a billion or two yeast cells in your wine.
Posted in thread: SG has gone up after degassing and adding Fpack good or bad? on 07-30-2016 at 01:27 PM
You added a thick liqúd...of course the SG wnt up. SG is only a measurement of how much thicker
or thinner than water something is.The pack should be stabilized so it shouldn't be fermenting.
Posted in thread: Low Starting Sg. for a Cab? on 07-28-2016 at 05:20 PM
the high alcohol phenomenon is new. Up until just a few years ago, 12.5% was high.