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  • Posted in thread: Corking issues? on 06-29-2015 at 11:43 AM
    Yep...maybe not for showing, but fine for storing.

  • Posted in thread: Mixing yeasts on 06-22-2015 at 12:36 PM
    Whichever yeast is dominant will overwhelm the other. Yeast aren't politically correct.

  • Posted in thread: What order should you add stuff when making wine? on 06-22-2015 at 12:34 PM
    They can go in one big lump, but some recommend 12 - 24 hours wait between campden and yeast
    and 1/2 the nutrient now and 1/2 in a few days.Wine is an art, not a defined process...

  • Posted in thread: Tannon on 06-19-2015 at 11:46 AM
    Start small, you can't un-tannin a wine!!!

  • Posted in thread: Thirteen questions about winemaking from an experienced homebrewer on 06-17-2015 at 11:49 AM
    Follow the directions, even if it seems to go against everything you learned about beer.Beer is
    NOT wine, wine is NOT beer.1. No2. If you can drink your tap water, use it.3. The yeast is the
    correct t...

  • Posted in thread: First wine: Success! Second, looking to do a Super Tuscan on 06-11-2015 at 04:08 PM
    That filter is pretty poor. If you have a good one, go ahead.When you say "almost no lees" that
    indicates that you are NOT ready to bottle. There should be no more than a tablespoon or so of
    lees befo...

  • Posted in thread: Will this vacuum pump work as a degasser? on 06-11-2015 at 12:15 PM
    I have a device called a Wine Gas Getter, it is exactly what this pump does.Running a
    compressor in my house for 25 or 30 minutes got very annoying, but it does work. Takes lots of
    hose and lots of "a...

  • Posted in thread: Newbie here: Please confirm my SG reading and a quick question on first batch progres on 06-08-2015 at 11:52 AM
    Either the total time or the SG reading should be used. If the total time has passed (5 days)
    and the SG is below 1.010, it is ready. If after 5 days. the SG is still over 1.010, wait until
    the SG goe...

  • Posted in thread: What to do with leftover liquid from soaking fruit on 06-06-2015 at 07:55 PM
    Have you checked the SG of the liquid? It may be "dark" but is there really any fermentables in
    it?

  • Posted in thread: Cornucopia Wildberry - Fruit Pack Question on 06-04-2015 at 01:44 AM
    The f pack is nothing but artifical flavors and stabilizers. You could probably leagebit on the
    counter and it would just dry up.

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