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Posted in thread: Bulked age Wine? on 02-19-2015 at 06:49 PM
You will be disappointed to know that I did not do any of that stuff other than follow
directions that came with the kit. This was my third kit wine and it was actually pretty
expensive compared to th...
Posted in thread: Bulked age Wine? on 02-18-2015 at 06:27 PM
I bulk aged my wine for over a year, then bottled and it sat for 2 months to eliminate the
bottle shock. I popped a bottle and tasted it, it really did not taste like much of anything at
all. I expect...
Posted in thread: Bottle Time after bulk aging on 12-30-2014 at 01:51 PM
When I bottled last week, it seemed like it was actually gas free, so now that I waited that
long, that issue resolved itself. I am more or less curious if longer bulk age time means less
bottle age t...
Posted in thread: Bottle Time after bulk aging on 12-27-2014 at 07:25 AM
For no other reason other than laziness, I did not bottle my Carmenare for nearly a year. I had
started to bottle, but then noticed it was still very gassy after about 6 months. I whipped it
Posted in thread: Back sweetening beer on 05-01-2014 at 03:29 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 02:25 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 01:11 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 06:06 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 05:37 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 03:12 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...