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Posted in thread: Triple Decoction ?s on 04-27-2011 at 03:58 PM
I'm about to brew my first hefeweizen and by all accounts a triple Decoction is the way to go
for the mash. I've been reading up on it and have a few questions...My Mash Schedule look like
this: Acid ...
Posted in thread: Use excess wine for a port? on 09-03-2009 at 03:37 AM
Good point... So really I would need almost 3 gallons of pure juice to make 6 gallons of this
port so it's not ultra diluted?
Posted in thread: Zork Corks? on 09-02-2009 at 09:54 PM
I've used them and them and they work pretty well. Capping by hand is harder than it looks
though and my palm was very sore afterwards..
Posted in thread: Use excess wine for a port? on 09-02-2009 at 09:48 PM
cool thanks.. So how long should I wait after adding the camden to pitch the new strain of
Posted in thread: Use excess wine for a port? on 09-02-2009 at 09:29 PM
This is the only one I could find. winemaking: Requested Recipe (Port Wine) If you have
another, then I would be open to that too..
Posted in thread: Use excess wine for a port? on 09-02-2009 at 08:57 PM
I saw an online recipe for making port that calls for 1 gallon of grape juice. I just so happen
to have an extra gallon of juice that has already fermented for a week or so. Can I use that
Posted in thread: cold Stabilzing on 12-01-2008 at 07:43 PM
I was just guessing at the cellar temp when I said 65 degrees. It might be a bit cooler than
that, but certainly not as cold as the refrigerator I plan to use.Thanks for the input.
Posted in thread: cold Stabilzing on 11-29-2008 at 05:20 PM
Just wondering if anyone had thoughts as to when to cold stabilize a wine(if at all). My MLF is
done and I was going to rack it and put it in the fridge for two weeks to hopefully encourage
Posted in thread: Choice of two, you guys decide on 10-25-2008 at 01:55 AM
If not, I would go with the Catawba. Why because I have had some decent Catawba wines and never
tried sour cherry.
Posted in thread: Malolactic fermentation question on 10-22-2008 at 08:36 PM
I added my MLF culture at about 3 brix while still in primary. I then pressed and racked. So
far I have seen no indication that MLF has begun. Should I see something(like bubbles from the
airlock) or ...