Last Activity:05-03-2013 7:14 PM
Posted in thread: New to the hobby on 03-20-2013 at 08:37 PM
Ok back to the cab with what I thought was having some problems with. After 10 days in the
carboy and not seeing any activity and the sg. staying exactly the same I starting to wonder if
something is ...
Posted in thread: New to the hobby on 03-17-2013 at 03:29 PM
Didn't seem to be any issues and I believe it degassed after doing this for a couple hours as a
balloon I placed over the top eventually stopped inflating. Todays work will be making a trolly
Posted in thread: New to the hobby on 03-16-2013 at 03:41 PM
So it's time to add some stuff to the Riesling and degas it. I had a broken spoon and some zap
straps and figured I would enlarge the hole in the end and put 2 straps through for degassing
and I think...
Posted in thread: New to the hobby on 03-16-2013 at 02:58 PM
Will do. My dad has a couple kits he did in the past and whenever I make it home each year I
always snag a few. Got one in my wine rack right now that he bottled in Jan 09. It's absolutely
Posted in thread: New to the hobby on 03-16-2013 at 03:13 AM
Ahhh now the barolo is overflowing out the bucket. Cleaned it up and removed the heat belt. Is
there anything I should do or just leave it be?
Posted in thread: New to the hobby on 03-15-2013 at 06:24 PM
Ok thats good to hear. I just haven't seen any activity or a bubble on the wine so I was a
little nervous. If it continues this way I can assume degassing will be a breeze or am I
wrong?Thanks again e...
Posted in thread: New to the hobby on 03-15-2013 at 03:07 PM
Not sure if I messed up the cab at this point. It is sitting in the carboy in the secondary
fermentation stage for the past 5 days and nothing is going on. The same as if it was water in
there. To giv...
Posted in thread: New to the hobby on 03-09-2013 at 06:55 PM
Yeah all of the aboveDefinitely one of the best hobbies I've had so far. Should get better in a
couple months when I get to enjoy the later part of it
Posted in thread: New to the hobby on 03-04-2013 at 08:06 PM
So checked the sg and it was 1.000 so I transferred it over to the carboy and it is smelling
great. A couple more days and the red should be ready to get transferred over and I might grab
another kit ...
Posted in thread: New to the hobby on 03-02-2013 at 06:32 PM
Your telling me. One thing I'm going to look into doing is carbonating a white and having it on
tap for the summer months
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