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Posted in thread: Cellar taste? on 03-17-2014 at 05:23 PM
I have never used sulfite for antioxidants. How much and when do I add? Is there a way to test
to see if it's oxidized. I suspect that is what is going on. Also what should I be topping up
with? Just ...
Posted in thread: Cellar taste? on 03-14-2014 at 03:00 PM
It's not a...terrible taste. It is just not quite right. I am leaning towards oxidization. It's
more like a gassy aftertaste. I do degass with a drill pretty thoroughly. And transfer monthly.
So it do...
Posted in thread: Cellar taste? on 03-13-2014 at 02:43 AM
Hello to all my fellow wine makers. I recently made my very first batch of pure home made wine
from home grown grapes. However after a month in the bottle I popped my first one to try a
taste. I know ...
Posted in thread: Cinnful Apple Clone on 12-31-2013 at 07:57 AM
Hello everyone, I hope you all are enjoying the holiday season. I received a six pack of Angry
Orchard's Cinnful Apple as a gift and I must say it is my favorite cider of all time. I was
Posted in thread: Wine transferring clearing question on 12-15-2013 at 10:52 PM
When I rack my wine is it ok to add water to eliminate headspace? Also when do I degass?
Posted in thread: Oak chips on 11-15-2013 at 11:05 AM
Anyone have a range for cost of oak barrels? Do most Home brew stores carry them? Or special
Posted in thread: Oak chips on 11-13-2013 at 07:47 PM
Recently was at a wine tasting and I tried a delicious red wine that was aged in oak chips. So
I came here to do some research. Either my search is not working correctly or there's not much
info on it...
Posted in thread: Freezing grapes on 10-05-2013 at 03:25 AM
It's harvest season and I've already got more grapes than I have fermenters. I have thought
about freezing a bunch to make more when the fermenters open up. Thoughts? Will freezing them
be a bad idea?
Posted in thread: Gravity help please on 04-27-2013 at 10:37 PM
How did you get your cider to stop fermenting at 1.014? Did you add some unfermentable
sugars?It wasn't completely done that's just where I decided to stop it. I took two gravity
readings and they wer...
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Hard Cider on 04-25-2013 at 07:41 PM
So I just bottled this up yesterday it's my first try. However, the cinnamon didn't mix well
and it looks terrible with huge stringy floaters. What did I do wrong, any ideas? It does taste