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Posted in thread: expiration dates? on 01-17-2011 at 06:41 PM
How long will these additives keep before losing effectiveness or going bad?yeast nutrientyeast
energizerwine tanincitric acidcampden tabletspotassium metabisulfitesorbateI don't make a whole
lot of w...
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 01-17-2011 at 06:30 PM
if i used granulated sugar instead of corn sugar could that be the reason why my cider doesn't
taste that great?I'll wait for the 6 month mark before I try it again.
Posted in thread: starsan in airlock? on 01-09-2011 at 05:32 PM
ok that makes me feel a whole lot better. thanks!
Posted in thread: starsan in airlock? on 01-09-2011 at 04:46 PM
I've read somewhere that you're supposed to put vodka or sanitized solution in your airlock. I
don't drink vodka, so I don't have any on hand. So I put a solution of starsan in my airlock.
But then i ...
Posted in thread: Why not secondary ferment in a primary bucket on 11-25-2010 at 06:33 AM
thank you, this was very helpful
Posted in thread: Why not secondary ferment in a primary bucket on 11-23-2010 at 09:34 PM
Why doesn't anyone secondary ferment in a primary bucket? It sounds like a nice, cheap
alternative to glass or better bottle carboys. As long as it's topped up and the lid is
air-tight, isn't it the s...
Posted in thread: Creating an air tight seal on 11-19-2010 at 08:29 PM
yep, i've been using airlocks. I've come a long way since my bread yeast and balloon days!I
meant to ask if I can use Carlo Rossi wine jugs for aging? I'm trying to get the most volume
for my buck, pl...
Posted in thread: Creating an air tight seal on 11-19-2010 at 05:15 PM
I am really nervous about oxidation. I am also really nervous about my wallet. So I'm looking
for some balance between economy and quality.I will be going out to buy some Carlo Rossi wine
jugs. Are th...
Posted in thread: Honey is expensive on 11-18-2010 at 05:38 AM
yes, i like that price a bit better!
Posted in thread: Honey is expensive on 11-18-2010 at 05:00 AM
I am making Joe's quick grape mead. I just racked for the first time, and tried a little bit. I
have never tasted mead before...but this was amazing! I am trying to have some self-control
here and wai...