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Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 05-02-2013 at 09:04 PM
My second batch has been in the carboy for about 2.5 months. I am going to prime and bottle in
flip top bottles like I did last time. This time I would like to prime with frozen apple juice
Posted in thread: Looking for a very red mead on 04-08-2013 at 03:28 AM
Black raspberry will give you the darkest red. Sorry no pic until I open another bottle.
Posted in thread: Wine making from Knudsen Just Juice Concentrates on 03-29-2013 at 05:43 AM
I have used these to make mead and wine. I usually use 2 32oz bottles and the rest water for 1
gallon. (sugar or honey etc as well) The black cherry wine i made from knudses came out great,
i might ha...
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 02-26-2013 at 09:33 PM
I made a 6 gallon batch back in may, bottled 3 months later (carbonated). Only substitution
used 2# brown sugar. Was not very pleased with it at bottling. Tried again at 5 months and
still had a nasty...
Posted in thread: From secondary to thirdary? on 12-03-2012 at 07:19 AM
If you think it is still dropping sediment, then I would leave it a little longer (few more
weeks? months?) check sg a couple more times. If stable rack, add some sulfite and let her
ride. With that h...
Posted in thread: Favorite yeast for mead? on 12-03-2012 at 06:50 AM
My two favs are 71-b and kv-1116The kv-1116 will require the least baby sitting. The 71-b will
have to be racked off the gross lees quicker (best bet is as soon as it completes ferment).
Either one of...
Posted in thread: 4th mead - Pineapple/Mango on 03-14-2012 at 04:17 AM
Sounds like a plan. I am not sure if a cup of each fruit is enough to give you the flavor you
are looking for (but adding it late in ferment might do the trick) I have never added fruit
late in the fe...
Posted in thread: Questions for my JAOM? on 10-11-2011 at 04:28 AM
1. If you can read newspaper print through the jar it is done. The last 6 gallon batch i made
was ready in six weeks. You can let it sit longer if you want, the fruit will drop eventually
but I have n...
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