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Posted in thread: Suggestions for spicing a sweet apple wine? on 10-20-2010 at 09:13 PM
A few months back I made some apple wine that turned out very sweet and, unlike my other apple
wines, retained a good apple flavor. I'd like to think it's because I used Simply Apple juice
and a sweet...
Posted in thread: Ordered Extract Kit from Austin HB - How long? on 03-03-2010 at 06:29 PM
You probably have a tracking code which will let you know where your package has been and is
going. I ordered a kit from Austin Homebrew 3 days ago. The tracker reads "Out For Delivery" so
I've been b...
Posted in thread: Anyone sucessfully done a JK Scrumpys clone? on 02-28-2010 at 10:07 PM
This thread has my head spinning with ideas! Once the local Mennonites get to pressing their
apples it's GAME TIME!:D
Posted in thread: My new toys on 02-28-2010 at 09:47 PM
woohoo! Congrats from one noob to another. :) I'm just starting to sample all the fruits of my
Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead on 02-28-2010 at 09:26 PM
I'm just posting to brag on this recipe.I helped my friend bottle his about 2 hours ago and
straight from the bottling bucket this stuff tasted SUPERB. He had it in primary for 4 months
and it's just ...
Posted in thread: Graff - how long should I leave fruit in the secondary? on 02-23-2010 at 09:36 PM
It will clear up even though you heated it if you use pectic enzymes. My graff comes out very
clear.:mug:I see... I've read that ideally pectic enzyme should be added at the beginning of
Posted in thread: Graff - how long should I leave fruit in the secondary? on 02-23-2010 at 05:46 PM
let it sit on the fruit for a month then rack off. i hope you added some pectic enzyme or its
never going to clear.Thanks for the reply, I was thinking a month but I wasn't sure. I don't
care about cl...
Posted in thread: Graff - how long should I leave fruit in the secondary? on 02-23-2010 at 01:42 AM
So I just bottled 2 gallons of this stuff, backsweetened it a little. Boy was it tart. I picked
up some 1 gallon carboys to use for experimenting, so I have a gallon 3 gallons sitting on
either 1 lb s...
Posted in thread: Absurd persimmon project on 02-05-2010 at 05:57 AM
every time i return to this thread i'm reminded why the subject line is so fitting.thanks for
the update :D
Posted in thread: Graff (Malty, slightly hopped cider) on 02-04-2010 at 02:03 PM
^^^ posts like this make me very hopeful. i've been so busy w/ school these last couple weeks I
haven't even paid attention to my graff. I think it will end up in primary for a little over a