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Posted in thread: Wine glasses on 08-30-2015 at 05:52 AM
I see a moth. Or a bat."We can't stop here. This is bat country." ;)
Posted in thread: Easy cranberry wine? on 08-26-2015 at 01:00 PM
Just checked on a few bottles I have stashed, it's R.W Knudsen organic Just Cranberry juice
(they have organic, and non-organic Just Cranberry, I guess) - reconstituted from organic
Posted in thread: Christmas Mead with Fruit and Spices [Help] on 08-26-2015 at 03:58 AM
I mean, yeah, could be passably drinkable by Xmas.....BUT, if you drink it over the holidays,
you'll have no idea how much better it will be NEXT Vmas....I've made a few quick meads (abv
Posted in thread: A few questions about wine-making! on 08-26-2015 at 03:53 AM
Whatever you do, investing in a quart of Starsan is worth it's weight in gold.....takes like
one fluid ounce to make 5 gallons of sanitizer, iirc.....a quart lasts a LONG time, and it's
the best no ri...
Posted in thread: Easy cranberry wine? on 08-26-2015 at 03:25 AM
How about using bottled apple juice for the base and adding fresh or frozen cranberries? Pure
cranberry juice is awfully tart and doesn't have much sugar. That's basically what I
did....used apple jui...
Posted in thread: Christmas Mead with Fruit and Spices [Help] on 08-25-2015 at 05:02 AM
Unless you mean Xmas 2016, this might not taste too good this Dec 25....could be done
fermenting in a month, likely not totally, would not recommend adding more sugar solution and
bottling so early......
Posted in thread: Tips for new Brewer? on 08-20-2015 at 11:57 PM
Depends.....how's 'bout recipe details??? A high starting gravity beverage will be more of an
endeavor than a lower OG....personally I'd skip the brown sugar, and pick up some yeast
nutrients ... ferm...
Posted in thread: Thinking about making a salted caramel mead on 08-06-2015 at 08:59 PM
I'd like to add that in addition to salting after fermentation is complete, look at some gose
recipes to get an idea on amounts, and then start with half (or less) of what you think you'll
need. It's ...
Posted in thread: Thinking about making a salted caramel mead on 08-06-2015 at 01:53 PM
Hmmmmmm....perhaps try making a bochet??? (you "caramelize the honey by carefully boiling it to
desired level of darkness) ...have only tried a 1 gallon batch of bochet cyser, but it's still
Posted in thread: Racking to plastic carboy on 08-06-2015 at 01:26 PM
Nah, plastic should be fine for that length of time....I didn't realize upon my first read that
the concern was over the plastic....should be fine, and racking back to the glass would be a
good idea i...