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  • Posted in thread: Adding flavoring to 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 04:04 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 02:55 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 04:39 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 12:51 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 07:13 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 08-20-2009 at 11:16 PM
    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
    10 days......w...

  • Posted in thread: To rack or not to rack?? on 08-20-2009 at 02:58 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 11:06 AM
    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 10:08 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
    hydrometer reading...