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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