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  • Posted in thread: Organic Wine kits? on 09-18-2014 at 11:59 AM
    Can you drink normel wine with no problem? If yes then a reguler kit should be safe. If you
    can't drink reguler wine try making a fruit wine. Different sprays to no spray. They have fruit
    wine kits. O...

  • Posted in thread: White film on 09-15-2014 at 03:50 PM
    Treat with sulfa right away. Let sit 12-24 hours and add a well started yeast starter using
    domesticated yeast. The domestic yeast can tolerate higher sulfa levels so you can add sooner
    to prevent rei...

  • Posted in thread: Yoopers Wine Recipe - Fruit Fly Question on 08-31-2014 at 10:13 PM
    Your wine should be fine. No need to panic over the bung, pliers or flies. I have certainly
    done worse with my wines, and have yet to dump one:-) The coffe filters should be fine. You can
    airlock if y...

  • Posted in thread: Silly Question About Size of Equipment! on 08-31-2014 at 09:56 PM
    Only problem with using a tall racking cane in a small jug. When the jug is empty and you take
    your hand off of the tall racking cane, the whole thing unbalances and tumbles down, crash! So
    do not lea...

  • Posted in thread: 5 weeks in and looking funny (sparkling) on 08-31-2014 at 09:46 PM
    15%abv is the uper limet for a lot of wine yeast. So it is most likely "done" fermenting. There
    is some suger left, but not a lot. It may slowly ferment down a little more over time. Rack it
    into a ca...

  • Posted in thread: Blueberry Wine Fail? on 08-18-2014 at 03:26 AM
    Have you used yeast nutriants or any yeast energizer? Sometimes a little extra helps,
    especially with the smells you described. Temp plays a big part in fermentaiin as well. Make
    sure the must is arou...

  • Posted in thread: plum wine clearing -- not on 08-17-2014 at 03:38 PM
    My plum clears fine. I do use peptic enzyme to start. My rubarb on the other hand has never
    cleared on its own. I have tried many different things, none worked. I have to use super klear
    every time. P...

  • Posted in thread: Vino Italiano Gewurztraminer Question About Backsweetening on 08-15-2014 at 12:31 PM
    I prefure the juice method of backsweetening. I just thaw the juice and add to tast. Going
    lighter then you think. Easy to add more later, not possible to take it out! I think the fruit
    juice adds to ...

  • Posted in thread: Looking for wine fermenter. on 08-15-2014 at 12:20 PM
    Split your must into two buckets for fermentaion. Lows has food grade five gal pails. Or use a
    new trash can for fermentaion. Brute makes a nice mid size one. You will not be leaving the
    wine in for l...

  • Posted in thread: Apfelwein Cleared and then Clouded up again on 08-11-2014 at 03:33 AM
    What is the current sg? Sounds like it started fermenting again. Sent from my iPod touch using
    Home Brew

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