Last Activity:08-24-2009 3:21 PM
Posted in thread: Concord grapes on 08-24-2009 at 03:17 PM
So I just called the source of my clear question- it actually makes a blush wine. He said you
have to crush the grapes and then press them. The juice will be a nice color.Onto the sugars.
He also said...
Posted in thread: Concord grapes on 08-24-2009 at 02:41 PM
so 2 questions remain- I have a hydrometer but do not know the the reading should be for the
sugar content?2nd- has anyone ever made clear grape juice with concords? I will have to call
the guy who to...
Posted in thread: Concord grapes on 08-24-2009 at 01:42 AM
How do I test sugar content? I have made about 10 batches of homebrew so I at least understand
the entire brewing process. I am guessing wine is kind of the same except if takes a good
Posted in thread: Concord grapes on 08-23-2009 at 08:01 PM
just going to give this a little bump. I am guessing not many people know much about making
wine with concord grapes?
Posted in thread: Concord grapes on 08-21-2009 at 11:38 PM
I need a little help. We have concord grapes and we normally make grape juice from them but I
want to make some wine with them this year. We live in Lancaster PA and I am not sure when to
pick them. I...
Posted in thread: Mt Hope Homebrew comp on 05-11-2009 at 01:15 AM
Went there and loved the festival. I entered a sour cherry stout into the comp and I guess it
didn't make the cut. I will be making the same again when our cherry trees are producing late
jun into Jul...
Posted in thread: Beerfest - Mount Hope Winery (PA Ren Faire) - Lancaster PA - May 9th? on 05-10-2009 at 10:35 PM
was anyone there when the winners of the homebrew competition were announced? They were not
ready to announce when I left at 3. Apparently they took a little longer than expected. Doesn't
Posted in thread: Beerfest - Mount Hope Winery (PA Ren Faire) - Lancaster PA - May 9th? on 05-08-2009 at 11:08 PM
anyone enter the brew competition? I put in a sour cherry stout- will be there from 11-3
Posted in thread: apple kolsch on 01-15-2009 at 11:55 PM
I did not record the temps because I kept it in my basement so the temps didn't really
fluctuate too much. I would would say that it was between 65 and 70 degree in the there. I am
not even sure there...
Posted in thread: apple kolsch on 01-15-2009 at 12:18 AM
Update: I added 5 lbs of skinless apples from my tree on 10/13. I left it in secondary for
about 3 weeks. I then put it into tertiary around the 1st of November and left it there for
another month and...