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Posted in thread: Rocket Fuel on 10-23-2009 at 11:04 AM
Yep, the only thing to do now is let it sit a while.....It's already all gone. I hate harsh
wines, but this had the right combination of flavors and alcohol that made it go down so
smoothly. I would c...
Posted in thread: Rocket Fuel on 10-22-2009 at 10:09 PM
I was in the freezer section of my local Wegman's and spied the frozen concentrated juices. On
a whim, I bought two cans of Welch's Apple/Grape/Cherry (it was on sale for $1.50 each). Threw
it in a 1 ...
Posted in thread: Unexpectedly fast fermentation on 10-12-2009 at 10:00 PM
Just remember, if you have a wild Halloween party, it did not happen with out posting
pictures!I may do it still. I wanted to make a good "traditional" cider, which I assume means
non-carbed. And I de...
Posted in thread: Unexpectedly fast fermentation on 10-11-2009 at 10:23 PM
I made a batch of hard cider from fresh pressed juice and Safale S-04 (no added sugar). From a
few other threads it said let it sit 7-10 days to get down to 1.010 then cold crash and bottle
or let it ...
Posted in thread: How good is your wine? on 10-07-2009 at 12:32 PM
Not based on any type of subjective value, but I do love Google:
Posted in thread: Cider with Rapid Rise bread yeast on 10-06-2009 at 06:27 PM
Now I want to experiment using an ale yeast to make bread...
Posted in thread: Joe's Quick Grape Mead on 10-03-2009 at 02:06 AM
I just bottled mine today. After getting it all corked and labeled, I realized I forgot to
backsweeten! There was a little left over from the bottling so I took a hydrometer sample
(0.998, 12% A.B.V.)...
Posted in thread: Cucumber Wine on 09-28-2009 at 03:00 AM
Wow, you can really make wine out of anything! I can't imaging what cucumber wine would taste
like. I would have just made pickles.I tried making pickles. These were the burpless cucumbers
which are m...
Posted in thread: Juice vs. watered juice on 09-25-2009 at 11:02 PM
So I am a professed newbie to brewing, although I find it completely addictive and I have not
yet sampled any of my brews (still brewing). I have some questions regarding cider and wine. If
Posted in thread: Cucumber Wine on 09-25-2009 at 10:55 PM
Made it. Didn't realize until I had all the cucumbers juiced that I only had enough sugar for 1
gallon rather than the 5 I made, so I campdened and added the sugar (10 lb and a can of grape