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Posted in thread: Making Alcohol like Everclear? on 10-22-2009 at 12:11 AM
I know your post doesn't seem to be about "hooch" but the terms of service for this site don't
allow the discussion of distilling for any reason.oops....sorry.
Posted in thread: Making Alcohol like Everclear? on 10-21-2009 at 10:47 PM
I want to make perfumer's alcohol. I was told to use sugar beets but that's the only thing I
know about it.Do I make wine out of the sugar beets and then distill the wine? Is that how it's
Posted in thread: Newbie with Chocolate Mint Wine question on 03-20-2009 at 05:41 PM
Thank you....that helps a lot. :)So with a wine that has already fermented some but died out,
is it OK to add a yeast starter?.....his wine hadn't started fermentation at all.If so, I'm
wondering if I...
Posted in thread: Newbie with Chocolate Mint Wine question on 03-19-2009 at 07:09 PM
Newbie here.....started wine-making last fall.I started Martina's After Eight Chocolate Mint
wine last October. I didn't add the acid blend until I transferred to a carboy (like I had read
about). I b...
Posted in thread: Can I Use DRIED Herbs/Flowers??? on 09-29-2008 at 06:35 PM
I'm thinking dried lavender should work because it's used for cooking and in sachets,
etc....the scent doesn't seem to fade or morph.How much did you use in your mead? Did you use
the amount the recip...
Posted in thread: Can I Use DRIED Herbs/Flowers??? on 09-28-2008 at 10:06 PM
In looking at Jack Keller's Lavender Wine recipe, I see he says the flowers can be frozen but
doesn't say anything about whether they can be dried. Does anyone know if it's OK to use dried
Posted in thread: How Much Water??? on 09-23-2008 at 07:55 PM
Does it matter how much water is added to the must? :confused:Can I add just a little water to
get more of the fruit's flavor?
Posted in thread: Questions about 1 gallon batches of fruit wine on 09-23-2008 at 07:23 PM
When I make a small batch, I use a one gallon jug, and then use a sanitized wine bottle with a
stopper and airlock for the extra "top up" wine. Each time you rack, you'll lose a little wine
to lees. ...
Posted in thread: Can I Stop Fermentation Early??? on 09-23-2008 at 12:34 AM
Yes. Until it thawed.I thought I read that freezing would kill the yeast (accept maybe 1 or 2
Posted in thread: Can You Use Fresh Fruit to Make Soda Pop? on 09-22-2008 at 10:10 PM
Theory 2. Process fruit in blender or chopper. Put fruit in boiling water for at least 10mins.
Strain very well and boil remaining liquid until reduced to a syrup. Use the syrup to make the