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Posted in thread: label software on 12-26-2012 at 05:44 PM
I use glabels. It is not fancy but I can set it up to print 30 labels on an a4 sheet. I only
use the labels to id the bottles and not to impress and it is good enough for that.
Posted in thread: Cleaning a fermenter??? on 12-26-2012 at 05:42 PM
I buy a purple powder cleaning compound from my local hbs. I clean my buckets and barrels by
putting a couple of teaspoons of the powder in, filling with hot water and leaving overnight.
That seems to...
Posted in thread: LHBS Stuff on 11-11-2012 at 05:43 PM
There are a few things that I do not like about my local shops so I will offer those to you as
things to avoid:1) Scuffed, dusty wine kits. If it looks as though it has been lost in the
store room for...
Posted in thread: Explosive Fermentation on 11-07-2012 at 08:03 AM
What vessel were you using for the primary? I use 30 litre vessels for my 23 litre (6 US gal)
primaries and however strong the fermentation, there never seems to be any risk of the airlocks
Posted in thread: Looking for a good cab-sav/merlot wine kit on 11-07-2012 at 07:51 AM
I have been making wine from kits for a little over a year. I have tried almost a dozen
commercial grape juice concentrate kits.The best so far, without a doubt, was a Heron Bay
Chilean CabSav/Merlot ...
Posted in thread: Syphoning on the level or even uphill on 12-28-2011 at 04:27 AM
I just push mine out with CO2... problem solved and much less equipment.But how would you push
out of a fermentation bucket or barrel?
Posted in thread: Syphoning on the level or even uphill on 12-28-2011 at 03:51 AM
I'd advise not using pressure or suction on glass. Tiny micro-fractures will cause these to
break with the addition of heat/ cold and pressure/ suction.The level of suction in the carboy
Posted in thread: Syphoning on the level or even uphill on 12-28-2011 at 03:40 AM
Are you saying that you put your MOUTH on the tube? Yeah, but the tube that I suck on is only
ever carrying water from the carboy that is generating the suction, it is never in contact with
Posted in thread: Syphoning on the level or even uphill on 12-28-2011 at 03:19 AM
I spent some time over Christmas looking at my leg, the stitches came out a few weeks back. I
really did not want to have to lift another full carboy off the floor. You can picture the
scene, slip, dr...
Posted in thread: My first brew is ready on 10-03-2011 at 04:55 PM
Thanks guys, I just needed patience.Even a couple of days made a big difference.
Primary: Selection Pinot Noir kit, Two batches of Czech Pilsner beer.
Secondary: Kenridge Cab Sav
Bottled: Czech Pilsner and an assormtnet of red wine kits
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