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  • Posted in thread: Advice on Cranberry Pomegranate Wine on 07-29-2015 at 01:50 PM
    A pinch of tannin would balance it out nicely. As well as help color retention and clearing.
    Use wine yeast for wine. Its very forgiving and foolproof. It has been cultivated for
    fermenting wine for c...

  • Posted in thread: Making Blueberry Wine with 2x the reccommend berries? on 07-28-2015 at 02:14 PM
    On second thought. I use wild Maine blueberries. Not domestic cultivated high bush blueberries.
    Those things are a whole different kettle of fish. You may need way more of those per gal then
    the wild ...

  • Posted in thread: Pasturized grapefruit juice looking really odd on 07-28-2015 at 08:41 AM
    8 days is plenty long for it to have fermented dry (done). Taking a sg reading is always wise,
    and neccesary to know if it is indeed finished fermenting. Did you ferment it in the carboy or
    did you ju...

  • Posted in thread: Making Blueberry Wine with 2x the reccommend berries? on 07-28-2015 at 08:23 AM
    20#of blueberries per five galleon finished wine makes a very dark rich wine. Easily mistaken
    for a dark red wine. Mine has been mistaken for a nice cab. More is not always better. I have
    tried the al...

  • Posted in thread: Christmas wine? on 07-11-2015 at 12:36 PM
    Apple cider mulling spices? Sent from my iPod touch using Home Brew

  • Posted in thread: Cloudy island mist kit on 07-11-2015 at 12:35 PM
    Cloudy and tart would indicate that the f-pack refermented..... Either befor bottleing or
    after. Recheck the sg next time you open a bottle. And be aware that if it did referment after
    you bottled the...

  • Posted in thread: Bottling question on 07-11-2015 at 12:30 PM
    I have used those bottles with no problems. I have even let the wine age several years with no
    issues. Just set them on them on their sides for a few days to check for leaks. Do not tighen
    the cap dow...

  • Posted in thread: Wine filters and brewers yeast intolerance on 07-07-2015 at 12:30 PM
    There is a fair amount of yeast in beer compated to wine. Very very little yeast left in a
    bottle of wine. Less then the amount of wild yeast on fresh fruit and way less then what you
    will find in bre...

  • Posted in thread: Canned fruit wine - larger cans on 06-26-2015 at 10:52 AM
    My favorite way to sweeten wine. By the glass just before drinking! Most times I like wines
    dry, but some days its just better with a hint of sweetner. The agave works very well:-)Sent
    from my iPod to...

  • Posted in thread: Stuck fermentation? on 06-22-2015 at 01:26 PM
    No need to rack it. For that matter if there is a lot of settled seddament you may get it going
    again simply by warming it up and stirring all that settled stuff back up. The live yeast may
    just be st...

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