Last Activity:05-15-2009 5:47 AM
Posted in thread: Instant fermentation? on 05-14-2009 at 09:33 PM
ok, so I've had this cranberry wine batch that has been in a stuck fermentation for over 6
weeks. I was trying out some new yeast that I picked up and I was having no luck. So I finally
gave up and wh...
Posted in thread: stuck fermentation on 05-04-2009 at 03:54 AM
Hi yallI have a cranberry batch that has been doing nothing for the past 5 weeks. I used Old
Orchards Cranberry concentrate. This is my 3rd cranberry batch so I know it should be going
strong by now. ...
Posted in thread: why drink the sample? on 08-25-2008 at 06:31 PM
I really enjoy drinking the samples, especially my cranberry wine. mmmmmm.....
Posted in thread: Visual signs its ready to be racked on 08-25-2008 at 06:28 PM
So far, my fermentations have been finished after 4 weeks, and sometimes even two!PogoMy
current batch right now is in its 6th week of fermentation. With plenty of CO2 still being
released. It only st...
Posted in thread: Visual signs its ready to be racked on 08-25-2008 at 03:06 AM
PCasey -You posted...A hydrometer is calibrated to be accurate when measuring liquids that are
at a temperature of 60 degrees F.If you measured a heated sample, as opposed to a sample that
had once BE...
Posted in thread: Visual signs its ready to be racked on 08-24-2008 at 03:18 AM
Why don't you want to rack to a secondary? That would get it off the dead yeast and allow it to
finish up and clear. I don't have a second carboy. They are all in use right now. I took a
Posted in thread: Visual signs its ready to be racked on 08-24-2008 at 12:14 AM
Considering taking a hydrometer reading is fundamental in brewing beer or making wine, it is
really something you need to know how to do. There is a lot of information here on how to read
one and it's...
Posted in thread: Pomegranate Drank on 08-23-2008 at 11:35 PM
Has anyone heard of fermenting pomegranate concentrate similar to making a hard lemonade? I saw
the frozen cans when i just went to buy some lemonade cans. im thinking of trying a gallon jug
Posted in thread: Visual signs its ready to be racked on 08-23-2008 at 11:26 PM
I agree with HB99- there aren't really any good visual signs to know when fermentation is
completely done. Airlock activity is NOT a good gauge of how much fermentation is left- I've
never counted air...
Posted in thread: Visual signs its ready to be racked on 08-23-2008 at 07:50 PM
Hi, I'm brewing some wine made from welche's concentrait. I'm not going to use a secondary and
so my batch will go strait to bottling. I don't want to bottle it to early. What are the visual