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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
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
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
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
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