Last Activity:08-24-2016 9:15 PM
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Posted in thread: Double pitch. on 08-25-2016 at 03:38 PM
Best bet is to use a single pack, and make a yeast starter. 1 cup of water, 1/4 cup of sugar,
yeast. Let it go crazy for 12 hours, and pitch! Even half this volume/sugar will still be more
Posted in thread: Bad Spring Water? on 08-23-2016 at 02:38 PM
I know. My bad. I got a little preachy. I like to learn the hardway, and just trying to help
Posted in thread: Bad Spring Water? on 08-23-2016 at 01:11 AM
Of course. 95%+ dry pitches probably work out fine! But why risk it? What if it was a batch of
hard picked blackberries...that took you 8 hours to pick and 2 hours to clean? Sure would suck
for it to ...
Posted in thread: Campden Tablets confused now on 08-22-2016 at 02:13 PM
I like less additives in my wine, so I use K-Meta directly. No Tablets. Just get a 1/8, 1/16,
1/32 tsp set. Online for like $3. Boom, done.
Posted in thread: Bad Spring Water? on 08-22-2016 at 02:12 PM
See? Your batch is probably toast - you know better. This is why you always hydrate your yeast
at a minimum, and make a yeast starter for 12 hours as a best practice. While you are letting
Posted in thread: Am I doin ok? on 08-16-2016 at 03:11 AM
Dude, just spend some time researching. There will be someone nice enough who will spell it out
for you, but there is a wealth of resources on the most basic of basic wine making.
Posted in thread: Flathead Cherry Wine on 08-10-2016 at 09:19 PM
I don't think a double freezing is needed - seems kind of silly. Once frozen, water ruptures
the cells walls, and that's it. Freezing again? ??Also, if you ferment on the fruit (I always
do) they will...
Posted in thread: Flathead Cherry Wine on 08-08-2016 at 11:49 PM
I'd go a bit more, I'd use all 6 lbs, honestly. I've never used raisins, in any of my 40
batches of fruit wine, and people rave of them. It's up to you. Do you want grape/cherry, or
cherry wine?I've m...
Posted in thread: Pull Out Early? on 07-04-2016 at 02:35 AM
wow. 3 replies in 3 minutes? Coordinated attack!
Posted in thread: Pull Out Early? on 07-04-2016 at 02:26 AM
LOL. I read this title, and immediately thought of something else...