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Posted in thread: Can a wine 'grow' on 03-04-2011 at 05:18 PM
I had approx 1" of head space in a 5 gal glass carboy of Elderberry wine. It was born 7/28/10
and has been racked 2ce in secondarys. OG was 1.098 at the last rack my SG was .099.. here is
the wierd th...
Posted in thread: first mead - want suggestions on this recipe on 10-19-2010 at 12:25 PM
Well hope it works out. Here is the recipe and the cost run down. 3 gallons murray's cherry
flavored apple cider3/4 gal water11 lbs local honey - 1 lb sourwood honey2 tbs nutrient1/2 tsp
Posted in thread: first mead - want suggestions on this recipe on 10-18-2010 at 05:31 PM
Thanks for the input. actually I was hoping to use my primary which is a 5 gal pail. I was
going to make enough to fill the 3.5 carboy at time of initial transfer and hoping to also
filll one more 1 g...
Posted in thread: first mead - want suggestions on this recipe on 10-18-2010 at 12:47 PM
I have never made mead before. Just some wine and some apfelwein. This is what I want to try
and am looking for suggestions and comments. I purchased 3 gallons of cherry flavored apple
cider. and 12 l...
Posted in thread: How many gallons of EdWort's Apfelwein have been made? on 09-21-2010 at 04:38 PM
2nd batch - this stuff is GOOOOOOOD! and Ive been drinking it only 6 weeks old... I need to
stash some17,786.5 + 5 = 17,791.5n2
Posted in thread: Elderberry wine Grunge on 09-14-2010 at 02:10 PM
the vegetable oil worked like a charm... nice to have a clean primary back. laterN2
Posted in thread: Elderberry wine Grunge on 09-13-2010 at 11:59 PM
thanks a ton for the point in the right direction. I found some info on it here anyone else
with this issue:determined that simple vegetable oil will dissolve the grunge, and then the
vegetable oil c...
Posted in thread: How many gallons of EdWort's Apfelwein have been made? on 08-11-2010 at 11:36 PM
+5 = 17,585. Still perking. havnt yet been able to sample but cant wait. N2
Posted in thread: Elderberry wine Grunge on 08-11-2010 at 11:34 PM
Well the wine tastes great already even tho it has not aged at all. Went into the secondary on
8/05. I had 5 gal in secondary and 1/2 gal extra plus a couple of bottles. I drank the bottles
Posted in thread: Elderberry wine Grunge on 08-03-2010 at 03:02 PM
I used 1/4 tsp of the liquid pectic enz that was fresh. Bottle said that was enough for 5 gal
of mash. sound about right? If I had to put a descriptor on the grunge I would say it is like
light brown ...