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Posted in thread: Welch's Grape Juice Wine on 03-06-2013 at 10:38 AM
way too much acid I think and I would add a teaspoon of tannin. I have been using 15 cans with
sugar and the flavor and body has been good. I normally add just two teaspoons of acid blend.
Posted in thread: Welch's Grape Juice Wine on 02-20-2013 at 12:32 PM
It gets better with some time. My 1 year old juice wines are much better than the new stuff.
Some that I didn't really care for have become quite tasty with time. They will never compare
with wine fro...
Posted in thread: Which yeast? on 11-14-2012 at 12:25 PM
Or you can find a recycler and look for the 4 liter wine bottles they all seem to have.The
local guy here knows me by name lol. Of course I bring in a couple bottles of wine when I stop.
He saves the ...
Posted in thread: Which yeast? on 11-13-2012 at 12:29 PM
Yeast do make a big difference. I use both red star and lalvin yeasts. Sometimes I use the same
must in two different batches and try different yeasts. You will be amazed at how different
Posted in thread: How many gallons of Skeeter Pee have been made. on 10-22-2012 at 03:38 PM
1406 + 5 = 1411
Posted in thread: Newell's Groundhog Cider (woodchuck amber clone) on 10-13-2012 at 02:28 PM
I don't think it kills wine yeast unless you use it in bigger doses than what I do. Someone
with more knowledge can jump in here in enlighten us. It was down to 1.010 last night. I would
have swore it...
Posted in thread: help me turn apple cider to wine. on 10-12-2012 at 12:55 PM
I use apple cider to make apple wine. It is far superior to the apple juice you find in the
store imho. I add enough sugar to bring the sg to 1.090. I normally use EC-1118 yeast. a
teaspoon of tannin,...
Posted in thread: Newell's Groundhog Cider (woodchuck amber clone) on 10-10-2012 at 12:23 PM
No I will use kmeta and sorbate but I don't think that will stop a active ferment very fast.
That will stop yeast reproduction but the yeast that are present will continue to consume sugar
Posted in thread: Newell's Groundhog Cider (woodchuck amber clone) on 10-09-2012 at 02:25 PM
I am going to try to shut it down early. I am going to filter first then cold crash. A mini-jet
#3 filter is supposed to get most of the yeast. Stopping EC-1118 tho is like trying to stop a
Posted in thread: Newell's Groundhog Cider (woodchuck amber clone) on 10-08-2012 at 01:46 AM
wow, the sg of this cider is 1.070. 10% PA may be a little high for a woodchuck clone.