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Posted in thread: Wine lover, allergic to sulfites, needs advice! on 02-06-2013 at 06:10 PM
I just found something that removes the sulphites from wines before drinking for people who are
allergic. checked out their web site, and they're sparse on details about what the product is,
a MAJOR ...
Posted in thread: prickly pear wine on 09-17-2012 at 02:04 PM
Update on prickly pear availability. It turns out the plants can grow outdoors in most of New
England. All they need is a sunny spot with plenty if drainage. Protecting them with a later of
Posted in thread: prickly pear wine on 07-03-2011 at 11:32 PM
I bought them. I live In New England and doubt there's anyone growing them locally unless it's
in a greenhouse. A few stores carry them in the Fall.I generally blanch them in gently boiling
water for ...
Posted in thread: prickly pear wine on 07-03-2011 at 03:59 PM
I just bottled the most recent batch. It could have done with another racking so I only ended
up bottling two of the three gallons. I gave my wife a taste and she replied with "Hell yes,
that's a comp...
Posted in thread: corn tortillas in mash? on 06-18-2011 at 07:57 PM
I suspect that would be a bit like adding flaked corn to the mash. The preservatives may be an
issue for the yeast. A high pitching rate should help with that. Pitching onto the yeast cake
from a prev...
Posted in thread: prickly pear wine on 10-20-2010 at 09:22 PM
I'm currently making my third batch of Prickly Pear mead. The pulp from the pears can take a
while to break down and for the mead to clarify, but it will clarify eventually. I highly
recommend adding ...
Posted in thread: Brother Thelonious Belgian Abbey Ale Clone on 07-30-2009 at 07:54 PM
Smeone has been doing some research into the beer, and posted their results here:
Posted in thread: Yes, it's another "did I ruin my batch" question. on 07-22-2009 at 05:45 PM
Well, you might need to pitch new yeast if it didn't survive the heat.
Posted in thread: National Meadmakers Day on 07-22-2009 at 05:44 PM
I'm going with the AHA recipe, but I'm using Agave Nectar in place of the honey. This is due in
part to the fact that I have a large quantity of agave nectar on hand and can't justify another
Posted in thread: What should a fermenting mead taste like? on 07-22-2009 at 05:34 PM
I started two meads on the same day, with the same base honey. To one I added just the
nutrients recommended in the "Complete Mead Maker" recipe I used as a base. To the other, I
also added a few kumq...