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Posted in thread: first peach wine on 03-28-2014 at 04:30 PM
10 lbs of sugar in 3.5 gallons plus fruit seems like a lot of sugar. Are you sure the o.g.
reading was correct? I have used 10 pounds of sugar in 5 gallon recipes and the of is well over
Posted in thread: storing dewberrys on 04-17-2011 at 12:29 PM
Yes, there are all kinds of bugs that get into and on the fruit. Spiders, worms, lady bugs. I
picked blueberries a few years ago at a pick your own and there were worms in some of the blue
Posted in thread: storing dewberrys on 04-16-2011 at 01:21 PM
Go ahead and throw them in the freezer. It will kill both worms and natural yeast. You want to
ferment with a wine yeast like Montrachet. My father in law attempts to ferment with wild
yeast. It is a ...
Posted in thread: storing dewberrys on 04-15-2011 at 11:59 PM
Are the dewberries already deep purple? Where I'm at, southeast houston, they are just barely
starting turn colors. My patches have another few weeks. Pick when dark purple and then freeze
until you h...
Posted in thread: How do kit wines stack up against store bought wines? on 02-04-2011 at 02:17 AM
My fruit wines stacks up great. Costs me about 2.00 bucks a bottle that is far superior to
12.00 winery grade blackberry wine. That goes for all my fruit wine.
Posted in thread: apple juice on top amber left in primary??? on 12-29-2010 at 08:43 PM
Beeton,Thank you for the response. I have done about 5 batches of cider and kegged as well. I
have done the graff. It was interesting. My last few batches have been 5 gallons of apple juice
and 2 lbs ...
Posted in thread: apple juice on top amber left in primary??? on 12-29-2010 at 05:19 PM
anyone else tried this?
Posted in thread: apple juice on top amber left in primary??? on 12-27-2010 at 04:44 PM
Hello folks!Can I juice pour apple juice on top of about a half gallon of amber ale and wlp 001
left from primary?Good idea or bad idea?Thank you,Jarret
Posted in thread: plastic taste in 2 of 3 meads on 09-14-2010 at 12:43 AM
Malkore,Please do share these new techniques with us. I just bought a 5 gallon bucket of honey
and am ready to experiment!Thanks,Jarret
Posted in thread: Went to homebrew festival, horrible off-flavor everywhere! on 08-04-2010 at 02:09 AM
I was at this same homebrew festival.I completely agree with your statements regarding the
beer. It was horrendous.I tried about 10 different styles and ended up tossing about half of
them as they wer...