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Last Activity:12-12-2012 1:52 PM
Posted in thread: Acid testing on 11-29-2012 at 10:18 PM
Jack Kelly has a good article about acid and wine. You'll learn more then what you wanted but
its all good stuff.
Posted in thread: Aging on 11-29-2012 at 06:05 AM
My understanding of bulk aging Vers bottle aging is that you end up with a similar product over
all because it aged the same way. Bottle aging separates the wine so it ages just a little
Posted in thread: Concerning Sparkolloid, on 10-27-2012 at 03:57 AM
It always works best for me if I degas the wine first. I can have it clear and ready to bottle
in 3 days if I degas it real well before added it. I figured this out while working on some
skeeter pee t...
Posted in thread: Apple wine on 10-24-2012 at 01:37 PM
I think it normally got in 3 months. Mine ages maybe 2 months. It's pretty quick and taste
Posted in thread: Apple wine on 10-22-2012 at 01:22 AM
I use an average of 8 pounds per gallon when I make my apple wine. Comes out wonderful.
Posted in thread: Need resources for starting winemaking on 10-17-2012 at 03:18 AM
I originally got started after readying the book the job of home winemaking the author was
Terry something. It was a quick read and got you started off making something pretty quickly.
It gave me a go...
Posted in thread: Welch's grape juice on 10-17-2012 at 03:08 AM
I actually started this a few weeks ago using the same yeast. It smells amazing and I can't
wait to actually get to drink some. I make 3 gallons and I though about breaking it out into 3
gallon jugs a...
Posted in thread: Just wondering... on 10-17-2012 at 03:02 AM
Seems like it would start the clearing process all over again. I've never done it but that was
my first though.
Posted in thread: Apple wine on 10-17-2012 at 03:00 AM
When I back sweeten my apple wine I always boil down some apple juice to give it more of an
apple taste and then add some sugar to the boiled down apple juice so it's more concentrated.
It ends up tas...
Posted in thread: Apple wine strong alcohol flavour on 09-12-2012 at 05:36 AM
I made some apple wine a few months ago and at bottling it was pretty hot and hardly drinkable.
I opened a bottle this past weekend and it's drastically better then it was at bottling. I'm
going to ha...