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  • Posted in thread: Crispness Question on 12-06-2011 at 05:33 AM
    I know it is too late for this batch, but I opened a couple bottles of Riesling this past
    weekend and got mixed reviews. The taste was great but there was almost no crispness to it at
    all. The comment...

  • Posted in thread: I can't remember... on 12-06-2011 at 05:27 AM
    Question to the Wine Forum.You're right. Sorry.

  • Posted in thread: I can't remember... on 12-05-2011 at 05:37 AM
    I opened a couple of bottles of Riesling this weekend that have been aging for about 6 months
    now. Taste was well recieved, clarity was perfect; but I got a couple of comments about it not
    being crisp...

  • Posted in thread: Adding fruit to mead in the secondary on 11-29-2011 at 06:54 AM
    You could soak them in a campden bath over night if you really wanted to... but I would agree
    with Insomniac.

  • Posted in thread: Mango Pulp Wine on 11-23-2011 at 05:48 AM
    Made a double batch of this Saturday, split it between 2 one-gallon jugs and attached airlocks.
    Fermentation started very quickly and is getting more vigorous, but 4 days later it seems that
    most of t...

  • Posted in thread: New Mead Master in Training on 11-17-2011 at 07:24 AM
    I don't know if this suites your goals, but you may want to start with a couple of 1 gallon
    batches until you get some of the basics mastered. It is always a heart breaker to spend months
    babying a fe...

  • Posted in thread: Secondary question about mead on 11-17-2011 at 07:17 AM
    Typically you let it sit for a few months. You probably have a lot of clarification left to go,
    and bulk aging will do wonders for your mead.

  • Posted in thread: Pear wine on 11-15-2011 at 08:45 PM
    I squeezed them after ferment but did not use a clearing agent (other than pectic enz in the
    primary). I just let it age and I racked as necessary. I don't have my notes handy, but 7
    months before bot...

  • Posted in thread: Lifespan of JAOM? on 11-15-2011 at 07:11 AM
    Well there's no time frame as such.Lower alcohol drinks can go off, but its usually accepted
    that over 12% is enough for the alcohol to have preservative effects. Plus you've got the honey
    element and...

  • Posted in thread: First batch on 11-15-2011 at 07:09 AM
    Above is the link to a group brew that was done a while back that everyone seems to have
    liked. I have a 5 gallon batch about to be racked out of the secondary so I hope it is as good
    as it sounds.