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Posted in thread: DAP left behind in brew? on 01-20-2014 at 06:19 PM
I'm making 5.5 gallons of a lower alcohol wine, around 8%. Starting gravity 1.064. I added 3
teaspoons DAP and 1 teaspoon energizer. I added another 3/1 teaspoons at around a 1.040
gravity. I was in f...
Posted in thread: Cold crash/acid question on 12-21-2013 at 12:18 AM
When you cold crash lets say a wine in the 30's and the tartaric acid drops out will it re
dissolve if you warm the wine back up? Just wondering if once the crystals fall out if they are
now solid at ...
Posted in thread: Cold crashing/acid reduction question on 12-13-2013 at 02:44 AM
I'm trying to avoid the wine diamonds by cold crashing in the carboy so I can remove them of
course. I just am wondering if it can, or people have found it to, remove too much acid. I want
to have a g...
Posted in thread: Cold crashing/acid reduction question on 12-12-2013 at 05:48 PM
I have a white grape wine 3 months in the carboy. I tested the acid content which says it's
around .080. My question is, how much do people find the acid levels drop when they cold crash
wines. I know...
Posted in thread: screw top bottles with fresh screws on 10-07-2013 at 12:34 AM
Never seen one myself. Sounds like it could be a little spendy.
Posted in thread: Blueberry wine is too hot. on 10-07-2013 at 12:30 AM
Looks like it is fermenting to me
Posted in thread: Calculation question on backsweetening on 10-06-2013 at 03:26 AM
Thanks Yooper. I'm actually going to add the 1.5 quarts to my 3 gallon carboy then add the wine
to fill it to the top to make a total of 3 gallons "I will just save the leftover dry wine and
drink it ...
Posted in thread: high tannin in blackberry wine on 10-06-2013 at 02:07 AM
I did a little experiment with blackberry wine myself as my first batch was super bitter. First
batch I did pretty much what you're recipe is, give or take a bit. I fermented a bit too long
with the b...
Posted in thread: Calculation question on backsweetening on 10-06-2013 at 01:55 AM
I'm trying something new this year. I've always added white sugar or the occasional concentrate
to cider to sweeten it after fermentation. It was suggested to me by the owner of the vineyard
I picked ...
Posted in thread: Wine, bugs, vineger on 09-24-2013 at 11:55 PM
I've been making wine for several years now. The vineyard I pick my grapes from lost pretty
much all the grapes this year due to heavy rains. I was able to pick through them and get
enough for a 3 gal...