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Posted in thread: Dandelion Wine on 05-23-2012 at 01:32 AM
Here's how I did it:To make 4 gallons12.5 L dandelion petals4 lbs raisins4 gallons water8 lbs
sugar4 lemons4 orangesPut petals in about 3 gallons boiling water, let water cool and add to
Posted in thread: Dandelion Wine on 05-19-2012 at 02:13 PM
I didn't add nutirent and everything seems okay!
Posted in thread: Dandelion Wine on 05-07-2012 at 05:47 AM
Girlfriend and I picked about 13 L of flowers today for 4 gal batch. We calculated that this is
somewhere between 5-10,000 flowers. We live near a big field where lots of them grow so we
didn't have t...
Posted in thread: Bubbles on 12-21-2011 at 05:04 AM
For speedy finish you could cold crash the yeast. Put it outside where it's cold (not freezing
hopefully), this will cause the yeast to fall from suspension more quickly. Then rack it off.
Posted in thread: Bubbles on 12-20-2011 at 04:51 PM
I have heard that in some cases CO2 might be detrimental to yeast metabolism so degassing may
help speed up fermentation. But if there is no problem with fermentation then there's no need
Posted in thread: newb winemaking/apfelwein questions on 12-08-2011 at 02:51 AM
My experience with Ed Wort's recipe has been positive. I've been using rougemont apple juice
from costco.Pitched with EC-1118 and fermentation is finished by day 3 or 4. Then I let it sit
for a few da...
Posted in thread: Lowest wine yeast tolerance on 12-08-2011 at 02:43 AM
Wyeast 4184 tolerates to 11%. Wyeast Laboratories. Sweet Mead
Posted in thread: Stuck fermentation on 12-07-2011 at 06:01 AM
love that ec-1118. it's like the slutty whore of the yeasts. it doesn't care what you do to it,
it will always get the job done
Posted in thread: Did I kill my yeast? on 12-07-2011 at 05:51 AM
GOOD.for the record if anyone ever suspects they have a busted hydrometer take the SG of water.
it should be 1.000.PRO TIP. :rockin:
Posted in thread: Rookie mistakes. Any suggestions? on 12-07-2011 at 05:42 AM
1. What I do is heat up about a half gallon with the honey, then bring to a boil. Once boiled I
put it into a sink with cold water to cool it faster.2. You always need to make sure there is
some head ...