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Posted in thread: Welch's Grape Juice Wine on 05-25-2014 at 11:27 PM
How many gallons can I make with 3 cans?Dumb question, better one, could I make 2 batches using
1.5 cans per gal if I up the sugar to 1/2?The question really is... Why would you try to take
all the ti...
Posted in thread: My first mead. on 05-04-2014 at 08:42 PM
Just thought I'd post my final product. After bulk aging the rest of the mead, I finally
bottled after 9 months. I've sampled it along the way and can't believe the taste differences
as it goes throug...
Posted in thread: Making Traditional rice Wine. Cheap, Fun, and Different on 04-12-2014 at 10:12 PM
No, not just degassing. The couple bottles I've pulled off of there have had to have the corks
released a lot over the same time while in the fridge. Also, if it was just degassing, it would
Posted in thread: Making Traditional rice Wine. Cheap, Fun, and Different on 04-12-2014 at 12:51 PM
I started this last 10lb batch on Jan 30th, let it go over a month to March 5th before
harvesting and got @ 2 1/2 gallons from 10 lbs of sweet rice. stuck it out in the garage to
cold crash where it...
Posted in thread: Welch's Grape Juice Wine on 04-12-2014 at 12:38 PM
This is my first go at making wine and I made two one gallon batches of this recipe on 4/8.The
first batch stayed true to the original recipe. I used EC-1118 yeast and it blasted through the
Posted in thread: Making Traditional rice Wine. Cheap, Fun, and Different on 04-09-2014 at 02:12 PM
Does anyone shake/swirl the fermentation? Mine was pretty dormant until I shook it a few days
ago, now it's bubbling like crazy. Also I was worried about the rice being to dry and not
steamed enough, ...
Posted in thread: Welch's Grape Juice Wine on 04-09-2014 at 02:05 PM
I have a question about the difference using 100% grape juice not from concentrate? My local
store sells some organic juice that is not from concentrate, its not cheap compared to welches
but I'm wond...
Posted in thread: Making Traditional rice Wine. Cheap, Fun, and Different on 04-03-2014 at 03:28 AM
Can you do this with a wine or champagne yeast? I have a tone of extras and do not want to buy
the Chinese yeast if possible.You need to have something that breaks down the rice starch into
Posted in thread: Welch's Grape Juice Wine on 04-02-2014 at 11:44 AM
2 cans and a pound per gallon are just about right for us. Finishes dry and I stabilize and
backsweeten with two cans of the same juice for 5 gallons at bottling. No water, just the
juice.What kind of...
Posted in thread: Making Traditional rice Wine. Cheap, Fun, and Different on 04-01-2014 at 04:40 AM
I am sure it is. I am still pretty sure at least some of these balls are using A. oryzae.Most
Rhizopus species are pretty safe and benign. A lot of bread molds are Rhizopus. Aspergillus has
its nasty ...