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Posted in thread: new wine batch with Welch's frozen grape juice on 01-13-2017 at 07:13 PM
My thoughts exactly! It's quite impossible to be so low with so much sugar.It's been fermenting
quite well, lots of bubble. I just checked the gravity, it gave me 1.100! That's quite better.
I wonder ...
Posted in thread: new wine batch with Welch's frozen grape juice on 01-08-2017 at 09:26 PM
Hi all!I'm doing a new test, a 5 gallon bucket of red wine with the main ingredient being
Welch's frozen grape juice. This should be interesting! But the problem is that my OG is 1.047,
this will prob...
Posted in thread: Wine is too astringent on 11-24-2016 at 11:00 PM
Hi, just to let you know I'm still working on this problem. I made a batch recently that was
quite good. I degassed it a lot and there was oak in it. Unfortunately, this batch wasn't for
me so I can't...
Posted in thread: Wine is too astringent on 06-12-2016 at 02:14 AM
@Mismost: ok, so one thing I can try is just to wait. This is quite easy to test, I'll just
need to wait and taste my wine after overtime and see if it improves.@gregbathurst: another
thing to try is ...
Posted in thread: Wine is too astringent on 06-10-2016 at 09:51 PM
Interesting but this is just regular red wine. There has to be an easy trick to do it faster
than just waiting 6 months!
Posted in thread: Wine is too astringent on 06-10-2016 at 08:43 PM
Are you giving it some time to mellow out? Some hot alcohol flavors fade with time and leave a
delicious wine.Mellow out in the bottle with the caps? Yes, some for months, taste doesn't
change much.I ...
Posted in thread: Wine is too astringent on 06-10-2016 at 04:45 PM
This is something I've already tried, leaving the oak chips out of it. I've stopped putting
them a few months ago. It do helps but just a bit. I'd like it to be even less
astringent.Sweetening could b...
Posted in thread: Wine is too astringent on 06-10-2016 at 12:06 AM
Hi,Been making homemade wine with a regular starter kit for quite some years: an ok wine but
recently I've tasted another wine from the market and it doesn't make me grin like the wine I
Posted in thread: Make wine in bucket without glass carboy? on 11-11-2009 at 11:12 PM
Hi, been doing wine for a few years now, never had problem, but now my glass carboy that I use
for secondary fermentation starts to have little crack in it and I find them extremely
difficult to clean...
Posted in thread: What is your OG and FG with a Coopers kit ? on 11-13-2007 at 05:00 PM
Hi, just what is your OG and FG with a Coopers kit? I tried about 8 of these kits and they all
give me the same readings so I was wondering if it's normal and if anyone else achieve a higher