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Posted in thread: Question about watermelon wine (spoilage and campden) on 07-30-2014 at 07:56 PM
Why will the first to thaw contain more of anything. Not sure I buy this. If it were a wine or
something with alcohol it will make a difference. But I don't believe it will work the same
trying to red...
Posted in thread: How to make wine at home on 07-28-2014 at 05:42 PM
I use buckets and big glass bottles.
Posted in thread: Steamers for Juice Extraction? Worthwhile?! on 07-25-2014 at 05:36 PM
I never needed one and could not justify cost. When my fruit comes out of the primary there is
not much left except pits or seeds. Pretty sure I am getting it all.
Posted in thread: Sand plum on 07-24-2014 at 08:01 PM
Got all my fruit wines in carboys now. This was the first one then the blackberry and today I
got the cherry in glass under an airlock. Probably about all the fruit for me this year unless
I come into...
Posted in thread: Sour pie cherry critique on 07-23-2014 at 09:55 PM
I have time and a good racking cane.
Posted in thread: Sour pie cherry critique on 07-23-2014 at 12:16 AM
Have not checked the gravity but the excessive ferment has slowed down to a dull roar. Taste
pretty good right now as far as cherry flavor goes. Sugar is down quite a bit by taste. I know
it is said t...
Posted in thread: Sour pie cherry critique on 07-20-2014 at 06:56 PM
25 lbs pie cherrys2 qts. home canned cherry juice no sugar equals 6 lbs10lb sugar5tsp
energizer5tsp nutrient5 pectin enzyme5c tabs1/2 tsp tannins1118 lalvin1 half gallon welch grape
juice3 gallon wate...
Posted in thread: Heat Shrink Sleeves on 07-19-2014 at 02:40 PM
Most bottles take a number 9 cork.
Posted in thread: Yeast for fruit on 07-19-2014 at 02:18 PM
Looks like 1118 or 1122 can handle about anything you feed it.
Posted in thread: Wine Kit Secondary -- Two 5 gallon carboys? on 07-17-2014 at 09:14 PM
Use a medical glove for airlock if you are short.