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Posted in thread: Fig Wine: Can/Should I add acid blend at bottling? on 08-15-2012 at 06:06 AM
thanks for the help!as it turns out, I did a blind taste test for my husband. I added a tiny
bit of tannin to one. A tiny bit of acid blend to the other and the 3rd I left as is.My
favorite was the ta...
Posted in thread: Fig Wine: Can/Should I add acid blend at bottling? on 08-14-2012 at 02:02 AM
yes, i have tannin on hand.maybe i'll try a small amount with tannin AND a separate small
amount with acid blend? See which of the 3 tastes best?Since we have 5 HUGE fig trees on our
property; this is...
Posted in thread: Fig Wine: Can/Should I add acid blend at bottling? on 08-14-2012 at 12:35 AM
Oh, and in case anyone would find the recipe helpful in answering my question here it is:Fresh
Fig Wine (from Jack Keller Website)4 lbs figs7 pts water1-3/4 lbs granulated sugar3-1/2 tsp
acid blend1 c...
Posted in thread: Fig Wine: Can/Should I add acid blend at bottling? on 08-14-2012 at 12:31 AM
Hi all. I made fig wine about 1 year ago. Followed Jack Keller's recipe to the letter. It
turned out pretty good. I think it could use a little acid bite, my husband thinks it is fine
the way it is. N...
Posted in thread: it's been 3 weeks, woops! I forgot to take out the hops! on 11-15-2011 at 02:55 PM
it was great!
Posted in thread: Pumpkin Spiced Ale on 11-14-2011 at 05:19 AM
I wish I knew, my kids broke my hygrometer :(. It'll be kind of fun guessing the ABV when it's
done though!:mug:Ha Ha! Me too! In fact the whole reason I'm on this thread right now is I was
Posted in thread: pumpkin recipe help needed on 11-14-2011 at 03:36 AM
Thanks for this post! I've been reading posts all day trying to figure out the best way to use
these jack-o-lanterns in a homebrew. :mug:Unfortunately I made a miscalculation when I was at
my LHBS yes...
Posted in thread: Introducing my: "WTF Else Could Go Wrong?" Ale... on 09-28-2011 at 04:02 AM
ha ha! this makes me think of 2 nights ago....he woke up crying in the middle of the night; so
I brought him into bed with us. Then my husband got up extra early and it was just me and the
boy. Still ...
Posted in thread: Introducing my: "WTF Else Could Go Wrong?" Ale... on 09-28-2011 at 03:58 AM
oh yeah. the kid was fine. you have no idea how tough my 2 year old is. He falls on his head
almost daily. Call me a bad parent if you want; but unless I use a leash or some sort of shock
Posted in thread: Introducing my: "WTF Else Could Go Wrong?" Ale... on 09-25-2011 at 05:38 AM
How to begin the story?....let's see...thought I could squeeze in brewing a quick extract ale
while my 2 year old boy napped today.Put him down for nap. Santizied equipment, boiled water
etc. When I w...