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Posted in thread: Does this have everything I need? on 12-03-2014 at 10:15 PM
Everything and a lot more than what I started with!! You're good to go; start fermenting!!
Posted in thread: How long to make/carbonate prosecco? on 11-29-2014 at 08:52 PM
Wine is easy and you can be much more creative with ingredients. 'Champagne' referrs to only
wines made from that region of France. Sparkling wines,.however, are very similar to beer
making. A really ...
Posted in thread: Oak cubes on 10-26-2014 at 12:19 AM
Yes, you can make and toast your own oak chips but for the work vs cost of just buying its
easiest to just buy. There's a few good articles if you just google, and I think there's a
writeup for making...
Posted in thread: How low can Skeeter Pee go? on 06-24-2014 at 01:08 AM
SP is always really gassy after primary. Get started stirring (and stirring, and stirring...)
and eventually it'll drop all the stuff and clear. Sparkloid or SuperKleer will help a lot too.
You also w...
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...