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  • 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
    aging, though...

  • 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
    the linen...

  • 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
    brew shops....

  • 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...