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Posted in thread: Using bucket for secondary? on 01-31-2013 at 03:49 PM
I'm about to start some of yoopers welches wine recipe but all my carboys are in use. I was
wondering if it would be alright to use a 5 gallon bucket with an airlock on it for secondary.
I'm planning ...
Posted in thread: Yeast for blackberry on 12-10-2012 at 07:35 PM
Thanks for all your responses and help! Ill follow the advice and hopefully end with a tasty
Posted in thread: Yeast for blackberry on 12-09-2012 at 08:22 PM
Happy accident for sure. Okay well the recipe I followed says to ferment blackberries in the
primary for 4 days with out any sugar at 70-75 degrees. Then after the 4 days, strain onto 3
lbs of sugar a...
Posted in thread: Yeast for blackberry on 12-08-2012 at 05:10 PM
If it gets above temp range does the yeast die off? Or is it a case of producing off flavors?
Posted in thread: Yeast for blackberry on 12-07-2012 at 06:00 AM
I started a batch of jack Kellers blackberry wine yesterday. I only had lavalin D47 yeast on
hand and ended up using it. I just read it is recommended for white and rose wines. Do y'all
think It will ...
Posted in thread: Fast fermentation too much? on 10-03-2012 at 06:38 PM
No that won't hurt. Air is actually good during primary fermentation. It is best to just cover
with a cloth to prevent big debris from getting in for first 3-7 days
Posted in thread: Fast fermentation too much? on 10-03-2012 at 04:23 PM
I used the redstar Montrachet yeast. I know it wasn't best selection but its what I had and
figured I'd give it a try. What temperature range do you reccomend? Also, the recipie I
followed says to lea...
Posted in thread: Fast fermentation too much? on 10-03-2012 at 03:21 PM
Hey guys, First time posting on this forum. I have a strawberry wine fermenting and according
to the hydrometer, it has fermented to complete dryness in 4 days in the primary. Starting SG
at 1.080 and...