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Posted in thread: Grolsch bottles on 09-17-2013 at 06:11 PM
There's someone selling empty Grolsch bottles for $12 a dozen or less almost every day in my
area, on my area's version of craigslist (Kijiji). You can make an RSS of your search and it
will tell you ...
Posted in thread: cide nOOb question about bottling on 08-23-2013 at 02:28 PM
I'm a noob myself but a few things;I don't keg, so would I follow the chill overnight-potassium
sorbate wait 24 hours then add frozen concentrate of my choosing and then bottle using the
Posted in thread: Easy Stove-Top Pasteurizing - With Pics on 08-23-2013 at 09:32 AM
Can you pasteurize flip-top bottles? I think my tops are some kind of hard plastic, not
Posted in thread: Dishwasher to clean bottles on 08-05-2013 at 09:22 AM
then throw bottles in the dishwasher with the normal loadHas anyone else who's done this found
crud from the other dirty dishes getting into their bottles? That's what happened to me today,
which is d...
Posted in thread: Wine Kit - Did I mess it up? on 06-26-2013 at 11:12 AM
Another question.As I said I added stabilizing and clearing agents on the 20th. The
instructions say to keep it around 22-24C (72-75F). It was pretty much exactly that for the
entire fermentation.But ...
Posted in thread: Still some gas present on 06-25-2013 at 01:45 PM
Then...after tasting it, still with gas....In what way does a non-degassed wine taste
different? Or do you just feel the bubbles?
Posted in thread: Wine Kit - Did I mess it up? on 06-20-2013 at 01:57 PM
Alright, glad you both think the oxidation will be minimal. Thanks!I'd be more worried about
introducing an infection by doing that but hopefully the water remained sterile while it
cooled.As Yooper s...
Posted in thread: Wine Kit - Did I mess it up? on 06-20-2013 at 01:14 PM
I'm doing my first wine kit, a Vintners Reserve "Liebfraumilch".Today I did step 3,
"Stabilizing and Clearing."This was my first time using a drill attachment for degassing. I
started on high speed an...
Posted in thread: Degassing wine on 05-04-2013 at 02:00 PM
No, those kits have you degas like that. It should be fine. A very gassy wine might take
several sessions of degassing.Why is it that oxidation isn't a problem?
Posted in thread: Apple wine on 05-03-2013 at 09:47 PM
stir every day until you transfer in to secondary (approx. 2 weeks).What are the advantages of
stirring every day for so many days? Shouldn't the yeast be done multiplying long before then,
and thus n...