Last Activity:03-01-2009 6:42 PM
Posted in thread: Is my SG too low??? on 03-19-2009 at 12:13 AM
No, probably not. You can check the hydrometer reading in 60 degree distilled water, to ensure
that your hydrometer is accurate. Even if your hydrometer is correct, you're only off .006 or
so- not eno...
Posted in thread: Is my SG too low??? on 03-18-2009 at 11:58 PM
I just started my second batch of pinot noir using a European Select wine kit. I got an initial
reading of 1.074. My instructions say it should be between 1.080 and 1.095. Is there anything I
need to ...
Posted in thread: Welch's Grape Juice Wine on 02-28-2009 at 09:34 PM
They all ferment out pretty quickly. I haven't noticed a real difference in yeast strains and
fermentation times.Have you noticed any difference between white and red? I started 2 batches
about a week...
Posted in thread: Is it degassed yet? on 02-24-2009 at 12:38 AM
I'm just going by the instructions that came with my kit and its basically just telling me to
stir it. I didnt see very many bubbles when i shook it so I added the isokleer and it is now
about 16 hour...
Posted in thread: Is it degassed yet? on 02-23-2009 at 03:08 AM
How do I know when my wine is degassed and ready for the fining agent to be added? The
instructions that came with my kit say it should be degassed by now but ive noticed (espcially
when I stir it) th...
Posted in thread: My carboy is too big... on 02-09-2009 at 04:06 AM
Due to inadequate planning on my part, i will soon have 5 gallons of wine that i have to rack
and my only other carboy is 6 gallons. Will the extra air inside create any problems? I've read
Posted in thread: Filtering??? on 02-09-2009 at 01:20 AM
As I said in another thread, i've currently got my first batch underway and the kit I bought
didn't come with any filtering equipment. I'm using a concentrate that I started a little over
a week ago. ...
Posted in thread: How many carboys do I need? on 02-06-2009 at 07:28 PM
Thanks alot for all the input... I went ahead and ordered another one so I at least have enough
get me through my first batch. I ordered all of my equipment from HomebrewHeaven.com then got
my mix fro...