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Posted in thread: Cooking wines on 02-22-2009 at 03:12 AM
Cathy, how did your jalapeno wines compare heatwise? mine is seriously too hot to use as a
libation, what would you say deseeding cut the heat by?thanks!
Posted in thread: Cooking wines on 02-15-2009 at 12:37 AM
I was finally brave enough to try my jalapeno wine tonight, that's some tasty stuff! :rockin:
it's a pretty strange experience, I only had a sip which yielded a beautiful jalapeno flavour
followed by ...
Posted in thread: Mead bottle bomb possibilty on 02-09-2009 at 09:12 PM
I made the mistake of bottling my first mead at around 1.005 IIRC with a couple carb tabs,
thinking it was stable. yeah, it was stuck from excessive racking, no bombs but insanely funny
Posted in thread: blackberry wine, slow ferment. on 01-30-2009 at 09:54 PM
my wine is now fermenting nicely and has dropped 0.020 in three days.thanks
Posted in thread: Apfelwein + Fruit on 01-29-2009 at 11:25 PM
I made an apfelwein with raspberries and honey, it was a small batch which yielded one 750ml
and a 355ml bottle. I sampled the smaller bottle last month and didn't mind it, but still
needed a little m...
Posted in thread: Cooking wines on 01-28-2009 at 08:32 PM
I was just reading that thread, I like Kahuna's pork idea. :D
Posted in thread: Cooking wines on 01-28-2009 at 07:18 PM
the threads on cooking wines have peaked my interest. I've recently started a jalapeno cooking
wine and was wondering what everyone's thoughts were regarding finished sweetness in their
wines? I might...
Posted in thread: blackberry wine, slow ferment. on 01-27-2009 at 07:10 PM
it was at 1.050 for five days, I turned it into a 3 gallon batch last night and repitched it, I
had just enough table sugar to reach 1.050 on the additional must and upped the berry factor
too. I'll c...
Posted in thread: blackberry wine, slow ferment. on 01-27-2009 at 12:45 AM
I just came back from measuring it's gravity, it's stalled again and is starting to clear. it's
looking like my options are fight with it or go to the store for the berries and water I'll
need to dilu...
Posted in thread: blackberry wine, slow ferment. on 01-26-2009 at 09:40 PM
it's still percolating away, last OG was 1.050 middle of last week. I tasted it sunday, nice,
light blackberry flavour and still pretty sweet. I was planning a secondary feeding to boost
ABV further b...