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Posted in thread: Elderberry Wine Taste on 01-28-2014 at 02:09 AM
Sounds like maybe I got a little too much tannin in there. I used about 20 lbs of berries for a
5 gallon batch. The recipe was for "a basic elderberry wind" and came from Wine Maker magazine.
I don't ...
Posted in thread: Elderberry Wine Taste on 01-27-2014 at 10:02 AM
I made it from berries. It is only a couple of months old. I plan to age it at least a year or
so. I was just concerned about the odd taste it has. I know some of the harshness will go away.
Posted in thread: Elderberry Wine Taste on 01-26-2014 at 09:08 PM
I just bottled up a batch of elderberry wine I started last summer/fall. It cleared up real
nice and looked good. The flavor is kind of strange. It seems to have a certain woody or
resinous taste. I n...
Posted in thread: Stabiliser v's campden tablets on 09-03-2013 at 09:58 PM
If they have it, you can use potassium metabisulfate, which is the ingredient in campden tabs.
Maybe they just don't have the tablets. The usual dosage is 1/4 tsp per 5-gallon batch. You
could also us...
Posted in thread: Define wine? on 08-20-2013 at 10:04 PM
But, you gotta admit...Skeeter Pee is pretty darn good!!!!
Posted in thread: dandelion wine?? help on 06-06-2013 at 10:08 PM
You are definitely, definitely going to want to age it longer than 6 months. I find you need to
let that dandy lion wine age at least a year or year and a half for it to mellow out a bit.
Before that ...
Posted in thread: Dandelion on 04-07-2013 at 11:00 AM
No. No. I'm just a fan!
Posted in thread: Dandelion on 04-06-2013 at 07:50 PM
Hmmm. I hadn't thought of that!!!! But really, the dandelion is wonderful!!!
Posted in thread: Dandelion on 04-06-2013 at 10:54 AM
Yooper's Dandelion Wine!!!! Everybody loves it!!!! And everybody will love you for making
it!!!! Sorry if I sound a little over-enthusiastic!!!!You can find it on the Recipe page!!!!
Posted in thread: Bottle Sparkling Wine on 01-12-2013 at 10:31 AM
I like to bottle some in the traditional champagne bottles with the plastic "corks" and wires
because of the thrill of popping the top and having it fly in the air. I also like to bottle
some in small...