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Posted in thread: Adding flavoring to wine.....how often??? on 12-20-2009 at 01:14 AM
Just read another user's post concerning a blackberry wine that lacked flavor.I've got the same
problem with a batch of peach that's ready for the bottle all except for it's lack of peach
flavor. It t...
Posted in thread: Screw-on lids and storage??? on 10-30-2009 at 05:04 PM
I have some food grade silicon that I use for diving, and also coating my keg gaskets and
growler gaskets before I use them.If I forget, I don't get a good airtight storage. When I use
them the seal l...
Posted in thread: Screw-on lids and storage??? on 10-27-2009 at 03:55 PM
Do you think, on their sides to keep the neck full, if they didn't leak, they would effectively
keep air out??
Posted in thread: Screw-on lids and storage??? on 10-26-2009 at 05:39 PM
I just bottled 5 gallons each of strawberry and blueberry over the weekend.While at the shop
picking up some cases of 750's, I also got a case of 1/2 gallons. I did 3 of the 1/2 gallons of
each wine, ...
Posted in thread: How long......... on 09-27-2009 at 01:51 AM
Im in Lancaster, If you dont drink muchI would be happy to take some bottlesoff your
handsThanks for volunteering. :DActually........I've delivered a couple bottles to York
(Dallastown). Probably be d...
Posted in thread: How long......... on 09-26-2009 at 08:13 PM
...can I reasonably expect my bottled wines to keep??This is my 2nd year at winemaking and I've
had overwhelmingly good successes. Last year I did blueberry, blackberry, red raspberry,
elderberry and ...
Posted in thread: To rack or not to rack?? on 08-21-2009 at 12:16 AM
Haven't checked the hydrometer yet. Was going to do that Saturday if I racked.It was fresh
berries in the primary. But the recipe calls for the removal of the solids (the big chunks) in
Posted in thread: To rack or not to rack?? on 08-20-2009 at 03:58 AM
I have a 5 gal. batch of blueberry in the carboy. As per the recipe, I am to rack in 3 days
(Saturday.......3 weeks after the addition of the final round of water & sugar). But it's still
popping the ...
Posted in thread: What to do in Pittsburgh? on 07-21-2009 at 12:06 PM
Yep. Hit Primanti's in the Strip. Go get your micro...............but also try a good old Iron
City beer. It'll round out yor trip to the 'Burgh and it ain't bad beer, either.
Posted in thread: Do I have a problem or not?? on 07-19-2009 at 11:08 PM
Thanks to all for the extremely helpful replies. ;)Will let the batch sit for a while and
re-check the SG. What I have now looks beautiful and even tastes not too bad. Just that the