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Posted in thread: Help diagnose my off-flavor on 05-02-2013 at 05:42 AM
I think maybe I found the culprit from the MoreBeer PDF that LovesIPA posted... DMS... I
wouldn't describe the flavor as "Cooked vegetables, especially creamed corn, cabbage, tomato,
Posted in thread: Help diagnose my off-flavor on 05-02-2013 at 02:57 AM
So I just did my first batch of beer recently after about a year of winemaking, an Irish Red
Ale. All in all, it came out really good, but there's a few things I noticed that I think I can
do better n...
Posted in thread: Quality cheap bourbon. on 01-03-2013 at 07:07 PM
God I love Maker's. Thinking about it's got me sad I bought scotch instead of bourbon on my
last booze-run. I think Jim Beam might do in a pinch. I find Daniel's too harsh, but maybe
that's just me.
Posted in thread: Apple Icewine, Ice Apple Cider on 01-03-2013 at 06:54 PM
I caught the tail end of one of those "How It's Made" or "Factory Made" shows on Science or
Discovery or whatever where they were talking about how ice apple ciders are made, and it got
me intrigued. ...
Posted in thread: Cherry wine question on 08-21-2012 at 12:10 AM
The bottle doesn't say what type of cherries, but I did find one of Jack Keller's recipes for
morello cherries, which are apparently sour/tart, that I think I can adapt: Wine [Dry] (3) 8
lbs morello ...
Posted in thread: Melomel clearing on 08-21-2012 at 12:04 AM
I haven't done anything yet. I've been considering trying some fining agents, perhaps starting
with some bentonite and seeing if that does any good, but I've been too busy with other
projects to tackl...
Posted in thread: Melomel clearing on 08-14-2012 at 12:34 AM
I was under the impression that if it was pectin, it would be more evenly distributed through
the wine... but maybe I'm confusing myself after reading hundreds of different posts and
articles. Do you ...
Posted in thread: Cherry wine question on 08-14-2012 at 12:15 AM
I scored at the local grocer today on a great deal on Organic Just Tart Cherry juice -- --
and I want to try making a cherry wine with this, picked up a gallon's worth. Any clue as to
where I might ...
Posted in thread: Melomel clearing on 08-13-2012 at 09:11 PM
I've got a blackberry melomel that I started back in February, it's been in the secondary now
since May... I was hoping by now it would have cleared out much better, but you can see there's
Posted in thread: Sulfiting at bottling? on 08-12-2012 at 05:47 AM
I'm finally ready to bottle my first batch of mead. It seems like it's been ages (it's been
about 7 months) since I started, and I can't wait to taste it. I know I should wait at least a
couple of wee...