Last Activity:08-26-2011 12:04 AM
Posted in thread: Opinions needed on 08-15-2011 at 06:19 PM
OK. SG has been at 1.004 for 8 days. Tastes like a dry cider with good body. I will be bottle
carbing with apple concentrate when I get the time. Stabilizing, backsweetening, and kegging
would work gr...
Posted in thread: Opinions needed on 08-15-2011 at 12:37 AM
Sorry all. I just got back from a week vacation. I will take some samples tomorrow and report.
Posted in thread: Cherry wine on 08-06-2011 at 01:40 AM
5g of cherry juice is a gift from the heavens.If it were me, I would put the juice into a
carboy on top of 5 campden tabs. Add about 10lbs of sugar or whatever it took to get to around
1.090 or so. A ...
Posted in thread: very Cherry recipe? on 08-05-2011 at 10:59 PM
I am not sure on the exact recipe btu, a friend made a nice cherry once. It was an apple wine
like Ed's. Racked on to 10lbs of sweet cherries in secondary. It was pretty tasty after some
Posted in thread: material for mesh bag on 08-05-2011 at 10:44 PM
I use nylon bags now but in the day, the wife woul dmake me bags out of muslin and bed sheets.
They worked pretty well and I had less gross lees than I do with the nylon bags. Just make sure
Posted in thread: Malolactic fermenation for plum wine? on 08-05-2011 at 10:38 PM
Experimenting is all part of the homebrew experience. I am interested in your MLF results.
Posted in thread: Watermelon wine on 08-05-2011 at 10:18 PM
You have to use Sorbate to prevent fermentation. Campden helps against oxidation and lets the
wine store longer. I will recommend a Wine Conditioner. You can get it online or at some local
Posted in thread: Wanting to get started. on 08-04-2011 at 01:43 AM
Added supplies to make wine? Hard to say since we have no idea what you have. Depends on what
you want to brew. Different wines take different ingredients/additives. Find a recipe you would
like to tr...
Posted in thread: Opinions needed on 08-02-2011 at 04:54 PM
Ok. I spoke to a family member who I have never met before. He gave me some clarification on
the recipe.His name is Liam and he was my grandmothers cousin. His Uncle was always called Old
Fuzzy. It is...
Posted in thread: Opinions needed on 07-29-2011 at 12:02 PM
I smashed the bag a little while steeping. Then put it into a glass bowl to drain while mixing
sugar. Added the drippings back in after squeezing a little. Once tea and sugar were mixed, I
set the pot...