Last Activity:03-14-2014 11:56 AM
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Posted in thread: Have Grapes... Now What? on 03-13-2014 at 05:07 AM
Why would he/she want to just press and use the juice? For that matter, he might as well have
made a juice bucket? Fermenting on the skins is what sets making wine from fresh grapes apart
from other m...
Posted in thread: Cellar taste? on 03-13-2014 at 04:58 AM
By basement off taste, do you mean musty?
Posted in thread: Advice on 03-13-2014 at 04:56 AM
A big misconception with new winemakers is that if you add a lot of sugar to the must or juice,
it will render a very sweet wine, this is very far from what really takes place.The yeast
converts the s...
Posted in thread: "I don't have time to brew." on 03-13-2014 at 04:34 AM
I'm taking advantage of the storm to brew, if I can't go anywhere and my "to do" list is done I
brew, but don't get me wrong, I got my recipe together today, crushed my grain bill and have it
in a sea...
Posted in thread: Help my special needs daughter win an adaptive tricycle on 03-10-2014 at 12:15 PM
Done - Good Luck!
Posted in thread: Brew kettle on 03-10-2014 at 02:28 AM
Absolutely!Overstock has them for $117.30: Click HereAmazon has them for $117.00: Click
hereWalmart has them for $120.00: Click HereBayou Classic has the 10 Gallon Kettle for $169.99
with free shippin...
Posted in thread: Brew kettle on 03-09-2014 at 10:44 PM
I bought one from Home brew stuff when I first started making all grain. It is a wide kettle, a
bit thin, but it works well for what I use it for. My main Kettle is a Bayou Classic 8 gallon
Posted in thread: Wort chiller taking way too long on 03-09-2014 at 10:39 PM
Agreed! You need to move the wort chiller around, I usually pick it up 3/4 out of the wort for
3 or 4 secs to really chill it before pushing it back down to the bottom of the brew kettle and
I repeat ...
Posted in thread: MLF in Mead on 03-09-2014 at 06:55 PM
MLF will soften a wine or mead, it will convert the malic into lactic creating a smoother
product. Other sensory effects such as more body and mouthfeel will directly depend on the MLB
that you use. I...
Posted in thread: No yeast!! on 03-09-2014 at 06:38 PM
I learned the hard way...Keep some dry yeast in stock just for this kind of an emergency! I
usually keep at least a few packs of US-05 and Nottingham, and a few jars of harvested yeast
around, not to ...