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Posted in thread: re-using corks on 07-22-2011 at 08:54 PM
This question probably gets asked here 82 times a month... but, what is your opinion on
re-using wine corks? I'm set to bottle 5 gal of chianti this weekend, but only have 10 or so
Posted in thread: Cap on Plum wine on 07-22-2011 at 08:48 PM
I started my first plum wine a week ago, and the recipe I followed recommended stirring in the
cap once a day. I would guess the "floatables" (remember that your gravity is prob high now, so
Posted in thread: makeshift funnel on 07-21-2011 at 04:52 AM
Started on a plum wine a week ago and went to transfer it to secondary (one gallon jug) this
evening. The recipe called for racking... but, it was so dang pulpy that I thought it'd be
better to strain...
Posted in thread: Houston: beer to wine on 07-03-2011 at 05:49 AM
Started brewing beer ~2005, but rather inconsistently. Just started on wine this year. So far,
love it.Was talking with my brother the other day (beer brewer), and he mentioned this site. I
Posted in thread: juices in recipes on 07-03-2011 at 05:34 AM
Thanks for the input! But I'm still wondering if the acid in homemade juice would be adequate
for recipes that call for orange juice. I suppose it'll just be trial and error.cheers!
Posted in thread: juices in recipes on 07-02-2011 at 07:01 AM
I've run across some fruit wine recipes that call for juice that I am guessing the author meant
as store-bought juice. Example - I recently made a strawberry wine that called for orange
juice. I went ...