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  • Fayetteville, NC
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  • Posted in thread: 1 Gallon Recipe Request - Shiraz on 01-20-2017 at 11:18 PM
    Shiraz grapes and yeast.Thats all you really need.

  • Posted in thread: Wine kit shows no fermentation after 48 hours on 01-18-2017 at 02:20 AM
    Boiling the water is kind of a waste of time. The high sugar concentrations in wine must render
    it quite sterile.

  • Posted in thread: Forgot potassium metabisulfite - oops on 01-04-2017 at 02:39 AM
    You've got a long time to worry. Drink at your leisure.

  • Posted in thread: Colour loss? on 01-01-2017 at 03:27 PM
    Yep, its a loss...Colour to color, lost the "u".Anyhow, starting color and final color seem to
    vary a lot, not sure why. Id guess solids falling out or alcohol being a solvent stripping
    colors or ligh...

  • Posted in thread: what wine kit to buy on 12-24-2016 at 08:35 PM
    What kind of wine does she like? That should answer your question.Happy wife, happy life!

  • Posted in thread: Pointless question... on 12-17-2016 at 03:01 PM
    Came back to read this again.... LOL...So umm... anybody ever take on like 2 bottles in a
    setting... and still semi function?Note to the NSA and anyone doing a background check on
    me...I have never do...

  • Posted in thread: Please help with my Kit and FastFermenter on 12-17-2016 at 02:01 AM
    Step 1, forget EVERYTHING you saw on youtube.The Fast ferment traps CO2 at the top, not oxygen,
    as far as I can tell. Oxygenation wont be a problem. I dont own one yet but I understand that
    they make ...

  • Posted in thread: Degassing and oxidation for wine kit on 12-12-2016 at 02:56 AM
    Its really hard to ruin a wine kit. Degassing is a violent and extensive action that can take
    hours if not days. Don't concern yourself too awful much with oxidizing because the CO2 will
    blanket the w...

  • Posted in thread: fermenting temperature for wine on 12-11-2016 at 03:34 AM
    Yeast evolved in the same temperatures as humans, so any temperature then you feel comfortable,
    yeast will feel comfortable also.Is it the theoretical "ideal" temperature? Maybe, maybe not,
    but it wil...

  • Posted in thread: Will mt wine be OK??? on 12-09-2016 at 01:18 PM
    The best thing you can do to your wine kits. am down to a very small area to make wine and the
    extra time is well worth the trouble of not being able to do multiple kits. I always start a
    kit as soon...

Just because something CAN ferment, does not mean it SHOULD be fermented.