Last Activity:09-15-2014 1:20 PM
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Posted in thread: Wine Kit Frustrations! Help! on 08-21-2014 at 02:05 PM
I'll concur too using potassium metabisulfite.Make you use spring water or water that has been
filtered through reverse osmosis. If you are using softened well water, there is dissolved salt
Posted in thread: backsweeten then clear or vise versa? on 02-01-2014 at 06:58 PM
I grabbed 3 used carboys last night and am fixin to rack my "ade" into one and sparkolloid
clear. my question is which order to do it in. sweetener then sparkolloid or sparkolloid then
sweetener? or b...
Posted in thread: 3 tap keezer on 01-23-2014 at 06:19 PM
AnyoneWhere are you located?
Posted in thread: Extreme disappointment with local wine store on 12-17-2013 at 02:44 PM
I won't give any names yet of the store I went to until I speak with them on the phone
tomorrow... but here is my gripe! My wife and I drove about an hour to a well known wine and
beer making supply s...
Posted in thread: Free bottles, bottle capper, carboy, misc.... on 12-16-2013 at 10:12 PM
Posted in thread: Any ideas for repurposing scratched carboys? on 12-15-2013 at 11:48 PM
I have three well used Better Bottle carboys(one 6 gal and two 5 gal) , one of which is visibly
scratched near the neck probably from using a carboy brush before I knew better. I haven't
noticed any i...
Posted in thread: Question about juice wine? on 12-13-2013 at 05:18 PM
I'm thinking of getting some Welches 46 oz juice containers, pouring a cup of juice out, adding
a cup of sugar, teaspoon of yeast, and letting them sit for a few months. What would be the
Posted in thread: Cold crashing/acid reduction question on 12-13-2013 at 12:20 AM
I have a white grape wine 3 months in the carboy. I tested the acid content which says it's
around .080. My question is, how much do people find the acid levels drop when they cold crash
wines. I know...
Posted in thread: Forgotten wine need help on 12-02-2013 at 01:32 AM
My concern was with the twist on caps that I used to transport them, I was not sure they were
a long term seal.They may have oxidized a bit, but otherwise safe.
Posted in thread: Forgotten wine need help on 12-01-2013 at 11:52 PM
I found a gallon of Strawberry wine and a gallon of Mead that is just shy of two years old. I
removed the airlocks and placed the threaded caps on them during a move and lost track of them.
Today I fo...