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02-01-2008

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03-14-2014 2:29 PM

    ABOUT ME

  • Northland, New Zealand
  • Rhubarb wine.
    Gorse wine.
    Gorse mead.
    Quince cider.
    Tamarillo dessert wine.
  • Tamarillo melomel, 5 gall US.
    Quince mead? 1 gall US.
    Green ginger mead, 5 gall Imperial.
    Leap year mead - 6 months late! 4 gall US.
    Malkore's AOM, 2 gall US.
    JAOM, 1 gall US.
    Loquat Wine, 4 gall US.
    Loquat Dessert Wine, 4 gall US.
    Lemon Wine, 4 gall US.
    Edworts Apfelwein, 5 gall US.
    Uglifruit Melomel, 4 gall US.
    Loquat Melomel, 1 gall US.
  • Plum wine, 2 gall US - alternative.
    Peach wine, 4 gall US.
    Feijoa wine, 4 gall US.
    Feijoa wine, 3 gall Imperial - alternative.
    Quince wine, 3 gall Imperial.
    Quince wine, 2 gall US - alternative.
    Tamarillo wine, 2.5 gall US.
    Tamarillo wine, 3 gall Imperial - alternative.
    Mandarin wine, 3 gall Imperial
    Plum and ginger wine, 2 gall Imperial
    Ginger wine, 4 gall US
  • Lemon wine.
    Loquat wine.
    Loquat dessert wine.
    Birdwatcher's sugar wash.
    JAOM, almost gone.
    Quince cider, also almost gone.
    Mandarin Dessert Wine.
    Mandarin Wine.
    Plum Wine.
    Plum Dessert Wine.
  • Male
  • Married

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: What to do with grape pulp? on 10-16-2010 at 11:00 PM
    Most certainly can be put to good alcoholic use but topic forbidden here!

  • Posted in thread: What's next with JAOM? on 05-26-2010 at 07:09 AM
    Yer rushin' it.Bottled one after 14 months - 2ndary rack at 6 months with campden, fined at 13
    months.Bloody excellent; onya Joe!

  • Posted in thread: Schwan's Wine? on 05-17-2010 at 10:02 AM
    I don't really understand what you are saying when you say bottle after two months and sweeten
    with wine stabilizer....Can only suggest time will lessen tart. I have a gooseberry that was
    absolutely a...

  • Posted in thread: Schwan's Wine? on 05-16-2010 at 10:47 PM
    Suggestion - try searching. I have seen posts that claim preservatives used in such products
    can be negated by boiling. Or heating.FWIW.

  • Posted in thread: Using Lemon Juice with preservatives on 06-30-2009 at 05:13 AM
    On another forum I've seen frequent references to boiling (for 15 minutes or so) whatever has
    preservative contained, cool then use.I've tried it, no problem.What puzzles me is I don't ever
    recall see...

  • Posted in thread: Identical to apfelwein on 06-29-2009 at 02:08 AM
    Being south of the border I can't, in my wildest dreams, equate the two....must be different
    ingredients or some such.Gewurz is one of my favourites.Apfel was, well, an interesting
    experiment.FWIW, ma...

  • Posted in thread: can Apfelwein be bottles carb-less in wine bottles??? on 05-15-2009 at 11:48 PM
    No PET soft drink bottles 'round your place?

  • Posted in thread: Who is still bulk aging their Leapyear Mead on 04-30-2009 at 10:34 PM
    I've racked 4 times. Is a very clear, golden colour. Some lees have dropped yet - may or may
    not rack again. Presently not in a hurry; four years, right? :)

  • Posted in thread: Fig Mead on 04-02-2009 at 07:51 PM
    I'd been thinking fig wine or mead for a while, looked around the net for recipes, but most
    tended towards dried fruit which didn't suit me. At a farmers market over the weekend - fresh
    figs, extremel...

  • Posted in thread: 5 gal batch of JOAM. on 03-16-2009 at 09:52 PM
    Put a 4 gall Joe's down on 14th, followed it with 2 gall Malkore's on 16th. Malkore's is going
    gangbusters presently, probably 'cause I used 71B - can't get the designers yeast here
    unfortunately, but...

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