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Posted in thread: Is wine still good after long time in secondary? on 02-06-2017 at 09:46 PM
so it's simply bulk aging... and as long as there is liquid in the airlock I honestly see no
consequential difference between aging in a bottle or aging in a carboy. (truth is I would
argue that bulk ...
Posted in thread: Is wine still good after long time in secondary? on 02-06-2017 at 06:13 PM
What do the kit instructions suggest you do after 2 weeks? Never made a wine from a kit but I
would suspect that at most the instructions will be asking you to degas and add finings. If
that's all the...
Posted in thread: Is wine still good after long time in secondary? on 02-06-2017 at 03:30 PM
Hello all. I've a cab in a secondary for around 5 or 6 weeks now. Kit said to keep in there for
2 weeks. Unfortunately, there was too much going on with home and life, and it has now sat for
around 6 ...
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.