Last Activity:05-23-2013 7:08 PM
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Posted in thread: Wine is eluding me on 05-16-2013 at 07:28 PM
I thought that might have been it, lack of sugar on the backend. S'ok, perfect opportunity to
keep a bottle of simple syrup mixed up & just sweeten each glass to taste. Any guests you share
a bottle w...
Posted in thread: Wine is eluding me on 05-16-2013 at 02:33 AM
Ok, going to go out on a limb here. Country wine(non-grape) is styled for backsweetening, it is
the part that helps bring the fruit forward and masks acidity issues. So it would not be
uncommon for it...
Posted in thread: Wine is eluding me on 05-15-2013 at 05:10 AM
kenny....1. Did you stabilize with k-meta plus sorbate once these were degassed and clear...and
then backsweeten?2. Is your water softened, RO, etc?3. How long do these batches sit on gross
or fine le...
Posted in thread: Wine is eluding me on 05-14-2013 at 02:22 AM
are you adding yeast nutrients? fermenting in the rate temperature range for your yeast?To
build on what Goofy said - what yeasts and what temps? First two wines I used were "Cotes des
blancs". Lavin ...
Posted in thread: Wine is eluding me on 05-13-2013 at 05:34 AM
Wine seems to be more temperamental than all the beers I have made. I have done two meads(first
one was good not great), tried a apple cider, cheap welches grape juice, and a skeeter pee. Out
of all o...
Posted in thread: Editable PDF Brew Log on 04-18-2013 at 01:55 PM
The log looks awesome, but why not include spaces for mashing details?Thanks. When ever I start
back updating it. I'll try to add that in.
Posted in thread: Ale-Pocalypse 2012 on 04-01-2013 at 06:10 AM
I know if no tricks to carb up he bottle except taking dry ice dropping it in and capping
Again. Not too much or you will get a fast bottle bomb. I have never tried this though so I
have no experience...
Posted in thread: Editable PDF Brew Log on 02-24-2013 at 12:53 AM
Great Job.Very helpful and thoughtful.Will help me keep organized for sure!Thanks for sharing
it!Thanks I appreciate it. One day I might get back to this and get an update. Couple of
features I wanted...
Posted in thread: Editable PDF Brew Log on 02-03-2013 at 05:43 PM
Posted in thread: Ale-Pocalypse 2012 on 12-11-2012 at 03:41 PM
I opened a bottle yesterday and it wasn't bad, the off flavor was still there but it was so
slight it wasn't bad at all. The flavor close to a whiskey but still a beer. Hops seemed
perfect, great arom...
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