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Forum: Wine Making Forum 04-05-2014, 05:12 AM
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Racked and backsweetened with 6 cups of inverted...

Racked and backsweetened with 6 cups of inverted sugar as recommended. Wanted to try the original recipe before so try flavored versions. Blackberry sounds amazing.
Forum: Wine Making Forum 03-12-2014, 08:01 PM
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How do you all recommend to backsweeten then? ...

How do you all recommend to backsweeten then? Only backsweetened a cider or two before. Also, do you have to worry about oxidation or having too much headroom if I pull a gallon or two off leaving...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 03-12-2014, 05:47 PM
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Got sparkaloid and added it last night. Don't...

Got sparkaloid and added it last night. Don't think it will be ready to drink by our rehearsal dinner Friday night now though as it's not clear. Suppose I can still backsweeten and give it a go,...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 03-09-2014, 02:09 PM
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Posted By Vox
Ok thanks. Sent from my HTC6500LVW using...

Ok thanks.

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Forum: Wine Making Forum 03-09-2014, 03:07 AM
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Posted By Vox
Just racked to the tertiary and added 1/2 tsp k...

Just racked to the tertiary and added 1/2 tsp k meta and 2 1/2 tsp sorbate but think I forgot to get the sparkaloid! Suppose it will just take longer clear. Should I go get some tomorrow and add it...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 03-05-2014, 08:22 PM
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Posted By Vox
Thanks. I will test it in a day or two, but we...

Thanks. I will test it in a day or two, but we were hoping to drink it next Friday at our wedding rehearsal dinner.

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Forum: Wine Making Forum 03-05-2014, 02:21 AM
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Posted By Vox
Three days after the secondary here is my gravity...

Three days after the secondary here is my gravity reading. Think it's time to rack to the tertiary? Tastes a lot more tart than a few days ago. Is it possible the last bottle didn't ferment or is...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 03-03-2014, 06:19 PM
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Posted By Vox
Ok thanks. Will test the gravity again today. ...

Ok thanks. Will test the gravity again today.

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Forum: Wine Making Forum 03-02-2014, 02:27 AM
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Posted By Vox
Two days after racking to the secondary I'm at...

Two days after racking to the secondary I'm at 1.0. Very cloudy and tastes kinda strange. Not bad, just different. Assuming it will be better when it's done and sweetened.

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Forum: Wine Making Forum 02-28-2014, 06:20 PM
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Posted By Vox
Hey Train. I started at 1.065 myself. Should be...

Hey Train. I started at 1.065 myself. Should be fine. Just will be lower abv than 10%.

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Forum: Wine Making Forum 02-28-2014, 06:19 PM
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Posted By Vox
Here in Phoenix it's like 75-80 during the day...

Here in Phoenix it's like 75-80 during the day and gets down to 60 at night ish. Will that fluctuation cause issues? House is at 70 right now. Can leave it in my garage to avoid the sun I guess. ...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 02-28-2014, 02:13 AM
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Posted By Vox
My pee when racking to the secondary @ 1.0. ...

My pee when racking to the secondary @ 1.0.

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Forum: Wine Making Forum 02-28-2014, 02:11 AM
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Posted By Vox
Actually just racked it to my 6.5 carboy @ 1.0...

Actually just racked it to my 6.5 carboy @ 1.0 and will rack it to my 5 gallon when it's dry. Only 15 days to our rehearsal dinner so I hope it will be ready. Hopefully the headspace in the 6.5...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 02-28-2014, 12:35 AM
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Posted By Vox
Ok so I added the last bottle of juice and...

Ok so I added the last bottle of juice and nutrient and energizer two days ago @ 1.05 gravity. Per the directions it says to rack to a carboy two or three days later (today). Then it says let...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 02-26-2014, 08:21 PM
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Posted By Vox
Train. This is my first batch, but I would...

Train. This is my first batch, but I would assume from normal brewing that racking to the 2nd is highly recommended for clarity and to avoid any off tastes leaving it on the yeast might cause. I...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 02-26-2014, 01:54 PM
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Posted By Vox
Sweet. Didn't expect the gravity to drop that...

Sweet. Didn't expect the gravity to drop that fast. Maybe because I did a starter with two packs of ec-1118 lol Now I just hope it and the hefe we made are done in two weeks for our rehearsal...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 02-26-2014, 02:49 AM
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Posted By Vox
Just checked my gravity after 5 days starting at...

Just checked my gravity after 5 days starting at 1.065 and I was already @ 1.02 and still bubbling nicely so I went ahead and added the nutrient, energizer, and remaining lemon juice and gave it a...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 02-24-2014, 04:05 AM
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Posted By Vox
Thanks Sent from my HTC6500LVW using Home...

Thanks

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Forum: Wine Making Forum 02-24-2014, 12:12 AM
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Posted By Vox
How long does it usually take to get to 1.05 so I...

How long does it usually take to get to 1.05 so I know when to start testing the gravity? I have it at 70 degrees.

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Forum: Wine Making Forum 02-22-2014, 12:20 AM
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Posted By Vox
Sounds amazing. How many times have you done the...

Sounds amazing. How many times have you done the recipe?

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Forum: Wine Making Forum 02-21-2014, 07:41 PM
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Posted By Vox
What's your recipe for dragon's blood? Sounds...

What's your recipe for dragon's blood? Sounds right up my alley.

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Forum: Wine Making Forum 02-20-2014, 08:10 PM
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Posted By Vox
Clarity is only an issue for aesthetics no? It...

Clarity is only an issue for aesthetics no? It will be evening time and most people attending don't know anything about craft brews so I'm not worried about tough critics. If it isn't ready by...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 02-20-2014, 04:47 PM
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Posted By Vox
Good Morning All, I just made my first...

Good Morning All,

I just made my first batch of pee and hope to have it drinkable by our wedding rehearsal dinner in three weeks. I've had a half gallon starter going for a few days since I...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 02-19-2014, 03:03 PM
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Posted By Vox
I too use the 1 gallon Apple juice glass jugs...

I too use the 1 gallon Apple juice glass jugs from Whole Foods.

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Forum: Wine Making Forum 06-19-2013, 01:23 PM
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Posted By Vox
I just tasted my second batch which I've been...

I just tasted my second batch which I've been bulk aging sitting on the yeast for four or five months and it has an off taste. Is this normal and will go away once I rack it off the yeast? My first...
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