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Posted in thread: Increasing Shelf Life of Concentrate Wine on 12-07-2013 at 06:40 PM
You extend the shelf life by adding sulfites. One crushed up Campden tab per gal will protect
the wine. I'm assuming you mean grocery concentrate for juice not concentrate specifically for
Posted in thread: New wine maker, question on 12-02-2013 at 09:53 PM
And be sure you carb it up nice!!! Great recipe, just bottled a variant w/ half white grape
peach and white cranberry peach. Good luck!!!
Posted in thread: Pumpkin wine recipies on 10-05-2013 at 03:45 AM
I started a gallon last Nov using Jack Keller's recipe, which calls for grating the pumpkin as
opposed to cubing/crushing. I didn't taste at the last racking (too afraid since the first
tasting was TE...
Posted in thread: Muscadine Wine from VA on 10-05-2013 at 03:29 AM
Obviously, I can't add anything to what's already been said as it's spot on (especially
Yooper). I would suggest wondering over to Jack Keller's site for a bunch of good info on the
Posted in thread: Overthinking how to clarify... on 09-25-2013 at 06:23 AM
Started two batches of JKellers 'Apple Pie Moonshine' about a week apart with the intention of
combining to bottle/jar together. Pulling the carboys out of the closet I realized that I
didn't add Supe...
Posted in thread: Correct me if I'm wrong on 09-25-2013 at 04:13 AM
You shouldn't have any foaming when racking into the bottles. Depending on how long ago you
stabilized/racked last, the worse case may be a few popped corks. It's hard to resist the want
to bottle too...
Posted in thread: Better siphoning on 09-21-2013 at 05:58 PM
I'd be worried about how much agitation the wine'd get going through the pump. Here's a
test..bottle your next batch the normal way, but pull off two samples in beer bottles. One
bottled from the wand...
Posted in thread: Another question... on 09-19-2013 at 04:16 AM
as they say, knowing is half the bottle... Err battle... -PM Haha!!yea. It's the gasses being
released inside the bag. Perfectly normal
Posted in thread: Tea wine on 09-18-2013 at 07:04 PM
Prob need a tsp of yeast nutrient, and will need something for body. Either 1-2cup chopped
raisins, boiled banana, or white grape concentrate. Might need to up the sugar a little
depending on what you...
Posted in thread: Sparkling Wine Experiment - Questions on 09-18-2013 at 12:51 AM
I guess it depends on how much you're bottling. For a 5gal batch, I'd prob rack into a 3gal
carboy to stabilize/sweeten. Then carb the rest in bulk/bottle. When doing the