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  • Posted in thread: Homebrew wine worthwhile? on 04-17-2014 at 02:08 PM
    Also, figured I'd say you don't need a $70 corker. A $25 "wing" corker is just fine. Even for
    30+ bottles. Really. Who needs a giant gizmo taking up floor space? Don't be silly. Maybe for

  • Posted in thread: Wine in 3 days with no effort on 04-16-2014 at 01:24 PM
    no ****.

  • Posted in thread: Question about primary on 04-10-2014 at 01:56 PM
    I also prefer the towel method...

  • Posted in thread: Good beginner wine making book or tips on 04-10-2014 at 01:54 PM
    I second the "making wild wines..." book. It is awesome. I never buy books, but I bought a
    copy. The recipies are great and spark lots of ideas. The CJJ Berry book is good, but a bit
    outdated too.

  • Posted in thread: strawberry/banana on 04-09-2014 at 01:53 PM
    Don't add more. Just give it time to work. It's been 2 days (?) and your eager for it to
    finish? Wine takes T-I-M-E. Slow down! Check your SG in a week.

  • Posted in thread: 10 year old wine kits- usable? on 04-01-2014 at 05:17 PM
    I like your username...

  • Posted in thread: Bottling in Mason jars on 03-30-2014 at 08:33 PM
    Check your local recycling center. That's what I do. I get them for 6 cents each...we have a 5
    cent deposit here in Iowa...

  • Posted in thread: Lid or Cloth opinions on 03-30-2014 at 08:32 PM
    I just use a old polyester "running shirt" belted around a bucket. Passes air, easy to
    sanitize, keeps dust/baddies out.

  • Posted in thread: Lid or Cloth opinions on 03-29-2014 at 04:18 PM
    cloth all the way

  • Posted in thread: How long to ferment on fresh ginger? on 03-29-2014 at 02:41 PM
    So, I'm making some Ginger Wine/Cider with Apple Cider as a base. Using fresh, thinly sliced
    ginger, about 3" of root per gallon, how long would you leave the ginger in the must?In other
    words, how so...