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  • Posted in thread: clearing agent on 07-29-2012 at 01:01 AM
    i did use pectic enzyme in the beginning. this looks like little pieces of pulp from the
    strawberries and not so much a haze. It's been in secondary for about 35 days. should i leave
    longer? there's q...

  • Posted in thread: clearing agent on 07-28-2012 at 07:32 PM
    In about 10 days I will be racking my strawberry wine where it will sit for about 2 months to
    age. It has been in the secondary for almost 45 days. It has a lot of sediment and has cleared
    pretty nice...

  • Posted in thread: Starting to think degassing is an unachievable feat.... on 07-11-2012 at 03:37 AM
    how long could you let it sit under vac? could you put it on say the night before bottling and
    just leave it? for sure it would degas by the next day. also, i have this exact tool i've used
    hundreds o...

  • Posted in thread: Fermenting smell? on 07-01-2012 at 03:25 AM
    completely normal. it's the gas being released, like farting! just wait till you start doing it
    more, you'll love that smell! my whole basement smelled like fermenting strawberries the other
    night. at...

  • Posted in thread: homemade wine equip on 06-30-2012 at 03:45 AM
    midwest supplies is great! used to get all my stuff there until Mr. Steves Home Brew opened up
    just down the road. Although, I may still order from Midwest cause the guy at Mr. Steve's is
    arrogant, ac...

  • Posted in thread: racking question on 06-29-2012 at 03:35 AM
    when a recipe say "rack again then bottle"....does it mean rack it and wait another month then
    put right into bottles, or does it literally mean to rack into another carboy then put into
    bottles. why ...

  • Posted in thread: Campden tablets on 06-28-2012 at 04:14 AM
    no, i don't have a meter, would be nice though. was referring to the titrets. never used them
    before. i certainly would like a more gratifying experience this time around after 7 years of
    not brewing....

  • Posted in thread: Is my wine screwed? First time wine making here! on 06-28-2012 at 04:04 AM
    any reason you don't use campden tablets in your must? how old is the must? given the
    circumstances you may want to consider a tablet in your must, but then you'll have to wait at
    least 24 hours until...

  • Posted in thread: Sure could use some assistance on 06-28-2012 at 03:33 AM
    yes i agree, made wine 7 years ago when i first started and only used one step. it was a "no
    rinse" cleaner that was apparently ok to get in your wine. every single batch i made tasted
    funky which was...

  • Posted in thread: Is my wine screwed? First time wine making here! on 06-28-2012 at 03:23 AM
    also, there is a difference between cleaning and sanitizing. these two things are very