Last Activity:11-25-2013 7:47 AM
Posted in thread: headspace after racking on 11-23-2013 at 10:06 PM
If you mean by bulk aging letting it sit in the carboy for months no, but it will be in there
for another 3 weeks or so.
Posted in thread: headspace after racking on 11-23-2013 at 05:54 PM
How much head space is too much head space. After racking from primary to secondary on my Old
Vine Zinfandel, I added almost a 750 ml bottle of wine to lessen the head space, I racked again
Posted in thread: Primary Fermenting wine on 11-04-2013 at 12:48 AM
Sorry for the noob questions but now that the wine is fermenting it recommends stirring
everyday for 10 days, do I just fold the top layer gently in the rest of the must? It's not a
vigorous stir is i...
Posted in thread: Primary Fermenting wine on 11-03-2013 at 04:12 AM
Ok, so now it is in the primary but not without a few issues. I was pressed for time, which I
know is my first mistake, I started putting the kit together and realized I didn't do step one,
I dont hav...
Posted in thread: Primary Fermenting wine on 11-02-2013 at 06:57 AM
St. Pug,You pour into a carboy not siphon? No concerns about oxidation at this point? This
seemed to be a huge concern when making wine, making sure there is as little oxygen exposure as
possible. As ...
Posted in thread: Primary Fermenting wine on 11-01-2013 at 11:53 PM
How do you go about sanitizing your towels over the bucket or is that even necessary? Also, do
you do this for the duration of the primary or just the first few days?
Posted in thread: Primary Fermenting wine on 10-31-2013 at 02:17 PM
I am going to do my second wine and went with a higher quality kit with grape skins this time
and read that it would be a good idea to use a 7.9 gallon bucket so I ordered one, not
realizing that it d...
Posted in thread: Bottle filler on 09-22-2013 at 03:28 PM
I thought I have read somewhere where people conditioned and carbed up their beers in growlers
and that growlers are built to hold pressure. I obviously would use a low pressure, no more
Posted in thread: Bottle filler on 09-22-2013 at 12:26 AM
I just received a new counter pressure bottle filler and discovered that i love it! I was
wondering if i can use to force carbonate a growler that has gone flat that i never hot around
to drink. I kno...
Posted in thread: Hefe not looking like a Hefe on 09-17-2013 at 02:38 AM
The late addition of the dme would make sense except that this recipe called for 6 lbs or
bavarian wheat and .5 oz of hops all at 60 minutes, would I just boil the 5 oz of hops for 50
minutes before a...