Last Activity:11-05-2010 1:39 PM
Posted in thread: Honey Calculation on 08-13-2010 at 04:49 AM
Thanks for the reply. I will play around with the spreadsheet before I make any decisions on
the mead. After fermentation completes and I campden and k-sorbate, do most people backsweeten
with the sam...
Posted in thread: Honey Calculation on 08-11-2010 at 04:49 PM
I'm starting to plan for my first mead. I am planning on using orange blossom honey and
Malkore's (AOD) recipe. plan on using Wyeast 4184 sweet mead yeast. This yeast typically gets
to about 11% abv...
Posted in thread: anonymous grapes on 08-02-2010 at 07:45 PM
I am looking at buying a handful of Marquette grape vines to see how they grow for me (central
MN). It will be my first try at growing grapes. The research I have done seems to suggest that
Posted in thread: How many gallons of EdWort's Apfelwein have been made? on 08-02-2010 at 03:25 PM
17,547 + 5 = 17,552Just bottled and carbed my first 5 gallon batch last night!
Posted in thread: Choke Cherry Question on 07-30-2010 at 03:52 PM
Thanks all for the input. I've got one more lead on some choke cherries and if that doesn't pan
out I'm going to try vacuum sealing them and forgetting about them in the freezer for a year.
Posted in thread: Choke Cherry Question on 07-29-2010 at 06:53 PM
I am working on collecting enough choke cherries for a 5 gallon batch of wine. I am trying to
get about 15 lbs of fruit. We had some heavy frost a couple of times in late spring around here
so the yie...
Posted in thread: Extra Head Room on 06-23-2010 at 05:29 PM
I haven't done it but sanitized marbles or ss bearings dropped in the carboy ( GENTLY) to fill
it up. BUT I'd say you would be cheaper to buy a smaller carboy.Thanks. I was able to pick up
some super ...
Posted in thread: Extra Head Room on 06-21-2010 at 07:10 PM
I am getting ready to rack rhubarb wine from my primary into my secondary. Because of my
inexperience when buying my supplies, my secondary is a 6 gallon carboy and I am only making 4
gallons of wine....
Posted in thread: Rhubarb question on 06-18-2010 at 05:22 PM
I added new yeast two days ago but still no fermentation has happened. I'm very confused but it
looks like I must have done something wrong. I'm still hoping that it will start up within the
next day ...
Posted in thread: Rhubarb question on 06-15-2010 at 04:57 PM
I've had my Montrachet yeast in the wine for 3 full days now and the specific gravity started
at just over 1.090 and hasn't budged. I don't have an airlock on the carboy as the recipe calls
for it to ...