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Posted in thread: Welch's Grape Juice Wine on 06-25-2013 at 11:51 PM
Racked to a clean carboy last week, and filled 2 16oz pop bottles while I was at it. 3 tbsp
sugar in each, let set at room temp til this morning. I thought it was good, but SWMBO thought
it tasted lik...
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 06-07-2013 at 02:57 PM
Lotta times that is a european 29mm bottle cap instead of a 25mm 'Murikan cap. You would need a
different size bell for your capper and the larger caps too.
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Hard Cider on 05-25-2013 at 03:03 AM
Cinnamon does have a component that acts like starch or gelatin holding baked goods together.
That is probably what you are seeing. IDK if there is an easy way to get rid of it.
Posted in thread: Welch's Grape Juice Wine on 05-21-2013 at 10:08 PM
Took the sample for a gravity reading yesterday, dumped it into a glass, added some sugar.
Tasted pretty good for 10 days old, even SWMBO thought it wouldn't be bad after a while in a
Posted in thread: Welch's Grape Juice Wine on 05-20-2013 at 08:17 PM
Too late to put in the pectic enzyme?
Posted in thread: Welch's Grape Juice Wine on 05-20-2013 at 03:41 PM
Now just a shade under 1.00 , maybe .999 (I am a little vague on absolute accuracy with my
cheap meter. Probably mostly me) and starting to clear on the top of my fermenter. I was mostly
freaked out h...
Posted in thread: Welch's Grape Juice Wine on 05-20-2013 at 01:02 AM
Tried this with bottled white grape juice instead of concentrate. The fermentation looks like
it stopped after a week. Now its not doing anything. At all. Trying to decide to give it a
little sugar wa...
Posted in thread: Welch's Grape Juice Wine on 04-11-2013 at 12:58 PM
Just a quick question, has anyone here tried wyeast 4783? SWMBO and I like liebfraumilch, and
would like something other than a $80 kit. If the wyeastperforms well, it doesn't need to be
Posted in thread: Question about cold crashing on 03-21-2013 at 11:51 PM
Ok, does the lack of time to clear the diacetyl and precursors hold true for ciders too?
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 06-06-2012 at 12:08 AM
I thought it dated to H. Rider Haggard's character "AYESHA" in the book "SHE"who was the
archetype of SHE (who must be obeyed). guessing that Mortimer was referencing
Haggard...Dangit, ya beat me to ...