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Posted in thread: Burns my nose... on 09-01-2013 at 12:37 PM
What was your starting gravity?Most new wines are harsh. I don't even taste mine for a least 3
months after fermentation,I would sweeten it to 1.030-1.040, stabilize and sulfate it and wait.
Posted in thread: Carboy/ Keg Cleaner Giveaway on 06-23-2011 at 04:58 AM
It looks very useful
Posted in thread: PH question- 1st timer on 09-24-2010 at 12:56 PM
I picked upfresh apple cider up yesterday(UV pasterized) SG 1.055 and PH 4.0.What is correct PH
range for starting cider. My goal is 6-7% by cold stopping fermentation .Also I was not
planning to use ...
Posted in thread: White Lab or Wyeast cider yeast on 09-08-2010 at 03:45 AM
I am looking to make my 1st batch of hard cider this fall. I would like recommendations on
which cider yeast they like better and why. Is ther anything better then these? I don't want to
make apple wi...
Posted in thread: Restarted fermenation problem on 09-04-2010 at 02:04 PM
I have a problem.I started a 1 gallon batch of watermellon/strawberry wine on 8/25.It had a
starting SG 1.100 and a final SG of 0.992. Its on the strong side 15+% alcohol. I used Lalvin
L-1118 yeast. ...
Posted in thread: Concord Grape Juice turned Brown on 08-18-2010 at 02:19 PM
I pressed about 10lb of fresh concord grapes yesterday evening. I was picking and washing them
as I was presing them. The juice was coming out clear with a little purple tint. After a little
while I n...
Posted in thread: Raspberry/Blueberry Wine on 07-17-2010 at 02:41 AM
I have fruit frozen and ready- blueberries and raspberries. I need a recipe to make a 6 gallon
batch of full body sweet wine blueberries/raspberry wine.I have done 2 kits and ready to make a
Posted in thread: Raspberry/Blueberry Wine on 07-03-2010 at 12:09 PM
I am planning fresh. Both raspberry and blueblues are in season in NJ. I have been picking them
and freezing them in 1 gallon bags. I like to mix the two fruits- 75% rapberry 25% blueberry. I
want a f...
Posted in thread: Raspberry/Blueberry Wine on 07-03-2010 at 04:59 AM
I have done 2 kits and ready to start a batch of wine from sratch.I would appreciate a good
sweet raspberry/blueberry wine recipes for 6 gallons
Posted in thread: 1st timer question on 06-04-2010 at 03:11 AM
I have just tried a vintners reserve wine kit for the 1st time. I got it a couple years ago as
a xmas present and just got around to trying it. My question after doing step 1- PRIMARY