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Posted in thread: I might have overpitched.... VIDEO Attached on 03-11-2015 at 07:50 PM
So how's the coffee-sour-imperial brown now?And what about that distilling business? Never
heard of a local distillery willing to process a batch of homebrew.
Posted in thread: Raisin Wine on 10-18-2010 at 02:51 PM
Brazedowl--I used the same idea. I actually used hot water, this allowed the raisins to be
chopped up quite fine. By the time it was in the fermenter, it was just cool enough to melt any
Posted in thread: Black Cherry-Concord Wine: Batch #24 on 06-12-2010 at 06:00 PM
Good choice on the oak, especially if you're a Cab-Sauv fan. This turned out to be a people
pleaser (read: semisweet) so it's not really my style. I've got some Jack Daniel's soaked oak
chips that wou...
Posted in thread: Black Cherry-Concord Wine: Batch #24 on 03-25-2010 at 08:51 PM
It's actually decent enough to put together more than a gallon. The way I see it is--if you can
get those 96 oz (3-quart) jugs of juice for about $3 (which is normal price around here,) your
Posted in thread: Black Cherry-Concord Wine: Batch #24 on 03-24-2010 at 05:22 PM
No reason for a lid or airlock (although these options would work). I use a clean dish towel
rubber-banded onto the top of the bucket. Fermentation will be pretty vigourous in primary, so
don't worry ...
Posted in thread: Black Cherry-Concord Wine: Batch #24 on 03-24-2010 at 02:20 PM
So, to re-cap...5 gallons of Welch's Concord-Black Cherry Juice2 packets of Lalvin K1V-111624oz
rough-chopped black raisins.Is this correct?Sorry, I've got a touch of the O.C.D.Yes, put the