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Posted in thread: Back sweetening beer on 05-01-2014 at 04:29 AM
I have read some articles and posts about back sweetening beer, but have not really found what
I need. I attempted to make an Orange/Citrus Cream ale (not like an orangcicle just for
Posted in thread: IS this an infection in my wine on 02-19-2014 at 03:25 PM
I racked it of what ever it was, tasted and all seems to be fine. I will be out of town for a
few days so when I get back I will check on it again and see how we are doing. I will probably
re-rack at ...
Posted in thread: IS this an infection in my wine on 02-18-2014 at 02:11 PM
The fg actually has not changed I was going off memory and remembered when testing last night
that the hydrometer rested between #s. I did not us Compton tabs on this wine. But after
tasting it it see...
Posted in thread: IS this an infection in my wine on 02-18-2014 at 07:06 AM
I retested and the FG was .995 from 1.086 I believe, I am horrible about writing that stuff
down. It is supposed to be a carmenere. I took a pic of it in a clear class so maybe you can
see what the is...
Posted in thread: IS this an infection in my wine on 02-18-2014 at 06:37 AM
I did not measure after adding sulfites and chitosan but before was .996 before adding the
chemicals. I will measure tomorrow but am wondering how I can rack and keep whatever is
floating on top of th...
Posted in thread: IS this an infection in my wine on 02-18-2014 at 04:12 AM
Sorry for reposting this but I got no response and I am wondering what to do?This is only my
third batch of wine, but neither of the other two looked like this at this stage. I am supposed
to get read...
Posted in thread: Is something wrong? on 02-17-2014 at 05:48 PM
This is only my third batch of wine, but neither of the other two looked like this at this
stage. I am supposed to get ready to rack to a carboy after clearing the wine. I added the
chitosan, and phos...
Posted in thread: Degassing on 02-15-2014 at 03:39 PM
I seemed to have whipped the crap out of it so I am guessing that most of the gas is gone. I do
plan on bulk aging this batch of wine because I still need to empty some bottles. I will make
sure to do...
Posted in thread: Degassing on 02-13-2014 at 07:35 PM
So last night I tried to degas my wine before adding the chitosan and sulfites and whipped the
crap out of the wine with a wine whip. It never seemed to fully degas. I am going to bulk age
Posted in thread: wine kits on 01-24-2014 at 03:07 AM
does new wine of different varieties taste similar? Like I said, I thought this one had promise
but am concerned maybe it was exposed to too much oxygen or something. I ordered another kit of