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Posted in thread: Cleaning an old glass carboy on 01-14-2016 at 02:41 PM
I also have a question about cleaning some older carboys. Im not here to hijack....I got a few
smaller 3 or 4 gal carboys. I know a girl whos Ex husband who made home brew. She told me to
come by and ...
Posted in thread: Simple Wine Recipe.. Help on 01-11-2016 at 06:54 PM
What works better to kill yeast and stop fermentation after back sweeting? Potassium
metabisulphite(PM)? or Potassium sorbate(PS)?Or would apply best in my situation. I want to
bottle this tonight. Or...
Posted in thread: Simple Wine Recipe.. Help on 01-11-2016 at 02:37 PM
sorbate only works with a clear (finished) wine. The wine just wasn't finished enough for
bottling.So I needed to let it go longer in primary?? The gravity was at .097. I assumed it was
good to go. I ...
Posted in thread: Simple Wine Recipe.. Help on 01-09-2016 at 11:21 PM
I made a 2 gal batch of grape wine. I used 2 gallons of Welch's grape juice and added about 4
cups of sugar. Let it ferment for about 3 weeks then bottled. When I transferred from primary
to bottle bu...
Posted in thread: Full Hard Lemonade recipe on 06-05-2015 at 07:03 PM
I've tried multiple variations of this - straight limeade, pomegranate, raspberry, cherry
limeade, and others. The winner by far is the cherry limeade! Stay miles away from the
raspberry--I've tried i...
Posted in thread: Stupid question about Juice. on 06-03-2015 at 06:29 PM
I see in the recipe post that some people have aged this for like 7 months. Is that a real
thing? Seems like a really long time. I guess i can transfer it to some empty Gallon milk jugs
to age for ano...
Posted in thread: Stupid question about Juice. on 06-03-2015 at 06:25 PM
how did you get 13% ? did i miss where you said what yeast was used ? i made apple cider/wine
last fall, but even with adding brown sugar i barely got to 10% alcohol.are you using
concentrate cans ? o...
Posted in thread: Stupid question about Juice. on 06-03-2015 at 06:16 PM
Update!So this was made on 3-11-15 and it is now 6-3-15. I have added Apple flavoring to the
batch, extra cinnamon sticks. I took a glass and added sugar to back sweeten... Its just...
This stuff is j...
Posted in thread: 50Gal recpie? anyone? on 05-01-2015 at 04:22 PM
I have a buddy who has approached me asking about making wine. He has acquired a 50Gal wooden
barrel that had raspberry wine that aged for a number of years. We want to make a simple wine
that could f...
Posted in thread: Stupid question about Juice. on 04-29-2015 at 08:42 PM
So it has been 29 days.... Should i let this sit longer? or can i do something with it? and
what should i do? I have not touched it since the 1st.