Last Activity:11-14-2007 7:23 PM
Posted in thread: Low alcohol content and vinegar on 11-15-2007 at 12:23 AM
Thanks so much, and I will keep you posted! You've been a great help in my new
Posted in thread: Low alcohol content and vinegar on 11-13-2007 at 12:31 AM
Well, it was 1.060 to start, before adding any sugar. I added three cups the first time around,
then 5 days later added the 4 cups I mentioned in the post. Given the 1.067 figure you
calculated, that ...
Posted in thread: Low alcohol content and vinegar on 11-11-2007 at 04:08 PM
Hi Yooper,The second adding of sugar was 4 cups, just granulated sugar boiled into a syrup and
then cooled. The batch started out in its first fermentation, when I was adding the sugar, at
20 gallons ...
Posted in thread: Low alcohol content and vinegar on 11-11-2007 at 02:10 AM
Thanks for the help, Yooperbrew.I used a red wine yeast, but now I can't remember the specific
name of it. (Bought it at the homebrew store.) As far as ABV, I made a rough guess after
watching the SG ...
Posted in thread: Low alcohol content and vinegar on 11-11-2007 at 01:40 AM
Hello,I just finished the first racking of my wine. Back in the beginning when I was trying to
get the specific gravity up, I was adding so much sugar that I began to think I was going to
Posted in thread: Cloudy red on 11-08-2007 at 12:11 AM
Thanks so much for the tips. I will go ahead and rack it and wait a while longer, then try the
pectic enzyme. I didn't use any pectic anything in the first fermentation. I haven't heard of
Posted in thread: Cloudy red on 11-07-2007 at 12:20 AM
Hi,I am making wine for the first time with grapes from my backyard. It is currently in carboys
(two 5-gallon, one 3-gallon), has been there for about 9 days, and I haven't done any racking
yet. Two o...