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Posted in thread: Ferment the F-Pack? on 12-26-2009 at 08:20 PM
Total waste of money to buy an Ice Wine kit and not make Ice Wine with it.As stated in my
original post, it was a gift. I did not buy it. Make it as designed and give it out as gifts
next year. Fpack ...
Posted in thread: Ferment the F-Pack? on 12-26-2009 at 05:22 PM
I dont know, these have a pretty high starting sg sometimes and if so leave it out entirely or
it may not finish fermenting and end up very sweet anyways.Good point. The kit instructions say
Posted in thread: Ferment the F-Pack? on 12-26-2009 at 04:13 PM
Nothing will make a Riesling into a dry red, it is a white. Add flaver pack at secondary if you
don't want sweet. I would use the 1122, it can be dry and still have its fruit taste, my
opinion that MA...
Posted in thread: Ferment the F-Pack? on 12-26-2009 at 03:52 PM
I was given a Wine Expert Selections Reisling Ice wine kit for x-mas. However, I hate sweet
wine. Should I leave the F-pack out entirely or should I mix it into the must at the start and
allow it to f...
Posted in thread: pyrex carboy on 08-02-2009 at 01:31 AM
I have one. I find it difficult to get a stopper to stick. The one I have has an odd shaped
neck that doesn't give much surface area for the stopper to hold. I need to dry the star-san
off to get more...
Posted in thread: The Minute Maid Apple Cider Mini-Experiment on 07-17-2009 at 12:49 AM
Ohman, this reminds me of high school. Back then the only booze I would drink would be if I
made it myself, which meant that I basically mixed a bunch of fruit juices, added some sugar,
and then yeast...
Posted in thread: Sparkling Cider on 07-14-2009 at 01:11 AM
I have 8 3/4 Gallon of roughly 9% ABV Cider in 1 gallon growlers. I need them to carbonate
using apple juice concentrate. How much do I used? I'm going to bottle condition in the
growlers. Each can of...
Posted in thread: Just found a case of Apfelwein on 07-14-2009 at 01:07 AM
Wierd. I just found 2 cases of 8-month old apfelwiein yesterday that I forgot about. I wish I
had them for 7/4 weekend, but better late then never. :mug: :ban:
Posted in thread: more apple taste? on 07-08-2009 at 12:39 AM
Cote de Blanc yeast gives a lot more apple character than other wine and champagne yeasts. I
haven't tried beer yeasts, though.
Posted in thread: Using Lemon Juice with preservatives on 06-30-2009 at 12:48 AM
I've heard that heating the juice can help remove preservatives.