nissed as a pewt
Last Activity:05-17-2007 9:24 PM
Posted in thread: How do you measure a quart of flowers? on 05-17-2007 at 09:26 PM
Thanks for the replies, weight would make more sense to me too.... now to find out what a quart
is in English hehe.
Posted in thread: How do you measure a quart of flowers? on 05-17-2007 at 06:56 PM
Im wanting to make some lilac wine but not sure how to measure the flowers? The recipe calls
for 3.5 quarts and Im confused :confused:
Posted in thread: concord wine on 10-31-2006 at 04:46 PM
Ah that makes sense then.I made an apple recipe and overdid the sugar so as the fermentation
was nearing its end I added some more apple juice unsweetened to dilout the alcohol so the
sugar would ferm...
Posted in thread: concord wine on 10-31-2006 at 12:14 PM
I didn't think campden killed the yeast? Most recepies include a crushed tablet before the
yeast is pitched or is that to kill yeasts that may be present before pitching?
Posted in thread: My wines suck! on 10-04-2006 at 02:23 PM
Thanks, it was definately colder here this morning brrr!Fermentation was finished anyway I have
removed the airlocks and added the remaining ingredients (these are both kit wines)
preservatives and fi...
Posted in thread: My wines suck! on 10-04-2006 at 09:55 AM
I woke this morning to find instead of giving off gasses both my wines are sucking air back
through the airlock. Is this normal?
Posted in thread: To pitch or not to pitch... that is the question on 10-03-2006 at 09:21 AM
How much of an issue is not stirring/the cap drying out? I ask as I have to go away for a few
days Thurs till Sun/Mon.Is it ok to leave my brews unattended in the primaries (4 days) or best
to syphen ...
Posted in thread: To pitch or not to pitch... that is the question on 10-02-2006 at 12:34 PM
Thanx for the advice, I panicked and pitched before going to bed, I decided there was probably
enough room in my pot for the swell but left it in the sink just in case! Luckily on ispection
Posted in thread: Im making my first wine. on 10-02-2006 at 12:29 PM
Does the cap eventually dissapear on its own or does it need to be removed before syphoning off
into secondary? My apple and raisin has quite a thick cap although it does seem to be
Posted in thread: To pitch or not to pitch... that is the question on 10-01-2006 at 09:27 PM
Yes a 5 gal plastic bucket, they are still going crazy Although at 1060 it has a time to go
before it goes into demijons.The blackberrys have been dropped into boiling water and mashed. I
added a camp...