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Posted in thread: Amarone Wine on 12-08-2016 at 08:56 PM
Any advice here on the best Amarone kits out there? It's my favorite wine, but at $50 plus per
bottle, I'm looking for a great kit to make it more affordably.Thank you.
Posted in thread: Will mt wine be OK??? on 12-08-2016 at 05:52 PM
I would leave it there even longer, 1-6 months longer.This way it will degas itself and bulk
age.Did you use oak in the secondary?Oak chip exposure may be why they are suggesting you rack
early. The l...
Posted in thread: Will mt wine be OK??? on 12-08-2016 at 02:32 PM
Hello all,In the midst of my first attempt at wine. Doing a Cab kit. Moved wine to secondary on
11/27/16. My kit instructions said to let it sit in secondary for only 5 to 7 days, then move
to bucket ...
Posted in thread: First go around with cider! on 01-25-2016 at 10:23 PM
Usually we do whole cinnamon sticks. Ground never really mixes well. I did one stick in a
gallon for 2 weeks and it was very mild, would go a month next time.Was this is then secondary
Posted in thread: Can I bottle a gallon? on 01-25-2016 at 10:22 PM
No.The glass gallon jugs are not to the best of my knowledge suitable for pressurizing. Quite
possible thy could explode. Growlers sre similarly problematic.Many Thanks!
Posted in thread: Can I bottle a gallon? on 01-25-2016 at 07:44 PM
I have two one gallons jugs finishing up fermenting. Can I simply add the appropriate amount of
priming sugar and a bit of cinnamon extract to two empty one gallon jugs, transfer contents of
Posted in thread: First go around with cider! on 01-25-2016 at 07:15 PM
was going to add ground, but perhaps extract is a better option.
Posted in thread: First go around with cider! on 01-25-2016 at 06:37 PM
Ok, been brewing only beers, but have now attempted my hand at a hard cider. I currently have
two one gallon jugs fermenting. One was made with adding brown sugar, the other I added frozen
Posted in thread: Rahr 6 Row substitute? on 09-16-2015 at 01:56 PM
American 2-row or American Pale malt will do fine. They have a diastatic power of about 130.
You want to have a minimum of 30 per lb of mash ingredients. 6-row has a DP more like
160.Canadian grains s...
Posted in thread: Rahr 6 Row substitute? on 09-15-2015 at 08:32 PM
The pumpkin contains a lot of unfermentable starch. You need to mash it with some malt to
convert the starch to sugar so the yeast can eat it. 6 row malts typically can convert more
starches to sugars...