Spike Brewing 12.5 Conical Fermenter Giveaway - Enter Now!

Home Brew Forums > Search Forums > Search Results

Showing results 1 to 25 of 35
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Winepig
Forum: Wine Making Forum 11-26-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,780
Posted By Winepig
Wow!! What a difference a little time makes. We...

Wow!! What a difference a little time makes. We tasted the Lilac back in August and my wife suggested we throw it out, it was just awful. I decided to put it back and forget about it. I tasted it...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 06-25-2011, 05:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 942
Posted By Winepig
Thanks Yooper, I think I have a new technique to...

Thanks Yooper, I think I have a new technique to try out.
Forum: Wine Making Forum 06-24-2011, 05:06 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 151,345
Posted By Winepig
I'm not a pro, but I've only used regular bread...

I'm not a pro, but I've only used regular bread yeast and have made gallons & gallons of hard lemonade, it turns out fine. In fact, if you Google yeast nutrient substitute, it'll say to use bread...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 06-17-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By Winepig
I think you need to add some bacon for that.......

I think you need to add some bacon for that.......
Forum: Wine Making Forum 06-13-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,069
Posted By Winepig
Are you using a new(er) airlock?? I get that...

Are you using a new(er) airlock?? I get that new rubber smell for quite a while but I can distinguish it from the others. It shouldn't affect your wine as long as the liquid isn't touching the...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 06-03-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By Winepig
I started my first batch of Lilac a couple weeks...

I started my first batch of Lilac a couple weeks ago. I poured boiling water over the flowers and let them sit, loose, in the primary for 48 hrs.

I strained them through cheese cloth and just...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 06-01-2011, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,358
Posted By Winepig
I've never seen "fence row" grapes produce as...

I've never seen "fence row" grapes produce as well as a maintained arbor. I doubt if you'll get much this year.

Without seeing them, I'm going to say you'll want to thin them out a little this...
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 05-27-2011, 04:43 AM
Replies: 4,439
Views: 113,317
Posted By Winepig
That would look good in my carboy.

That would look good in my carboy.
Forum: Wine Making Forum 05-26-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,024
Posted By Winepig
Yeah, clearing was going to be a non issue. I...

Yeah, clearing was going to be a non issue. I figured we were going to have to strain it through our teeth... LOL

There are going to be over 20 people and I only have a gallon so it's pretty much...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 05-26-2011, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 824
Posted By Winepig
I'm a little late to answer, but 2 months is more...

I'm a little late to answer, but 2 months is more than enough time to make a batch of hard lemonade. Cheap frozen concentrate, sugar and regular old yeast is all I use. If you let it ferment in a...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 05-26-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,024
Posted By Winepig
I whipped up a batch of hard lemonade 12 days ago...

I whipped up a batch of hard lemonade 12 days ago hoping it would be ready for a family gathering this coming weekend. Last Saturday, I combined 2 half gallon carboys into a newly emptied 1 gallon...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 05-23-2011, 03:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,023
Posted By Winepig
Those green streaks are ok to leave in, that...

Those green streaks are ok to leave in, that crown shaped thing on the outside is what has to go. If you use a knife, sometimes the cut end has a green tint to it too, we don't worry about that...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 05-23-2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,780
Posted By Winepig
My first thought was Pepto Bismal everytime I...

My first thought was Pepto Bismal everytime I looked at it. It has paled some in the last week.

http://i157.photobucket.com/albums/t65/deltanut1964/PA310001.jpg

Still the brightest stuff I...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 05-23-2011, 04:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,023
Posted By Winepig
Good luck, let us know how it goes.

Good luck, let us know how it goes.
Forum: Wine Making Forum 05-23-2011, 03:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,023
Posted By Winepig
I use everything above the stem that isn't green....

I use everything above the stem that isn't green. Here's what we do, I'll try to explain this but I wish I had pictures.

Hold the flower in your left hand, kind if squeeze it shut with your...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 05-23-2011, 03:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,023
Posted By Winepig
If you find the nice big blossoms that have never...

If you find the nice big blossoms that have never been mowed, you can pick them pretty fast. I like the ones on the edge of farm fields that haven't been sprayed yet.

I'm not sure of weight, my...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 05-22-2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,023
Posted By Winepig
It's kind of tedious to make, but well worth it. ...

It's kind of tedious to make, but well worth it. I figure if I'm working by myself, I can get a gallons worth going in the primary, start to finish, in about 3 hours. It's a lot nicer when my wife...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 05-19-2011, 03:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,114
Posted By Winepig
That should have said 16 oz glass up there...... ...

That should have said 16 oz glass up there...... the yeast doubles before I throw it in.

Any activity yet nitsuj80??

Tim
Forum: Wine Making Forum 05-19-2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By Winepig
Multi Taskers

I'm finishing cleaning the kitchen from my last wine making and I'm curious. How many of you have special stuff you only use for wine making??

Other than my air locks, vintage glass vinigar...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 05-19-2011, 03:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,780
Posted By Winepig
I was thinking the same thing, I've never had...

I was thinking the same thing, I've never had bad juice turn into good wine.

I can usually smell the wine from the venting airlock, but I used a new one on this jug and all I can smell is fresh...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 05-18-2011, 03:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,114
Posted By Winepig
I'm going to make all the pro's on here cringe,...

I'm going to make all the pro's on here cringe, and I'll probably be thrown out of the forum for being a knucklehead. I've never used nutrients or special yeast. My wife likes to bake and buys...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 05-18-2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,780
Posted By Winepig
I strained the petals and added the rest of the...

I strained the petals and added the rest of the ingredients last night. This stuff is really bubbling away today.

I can't say it smelled especially good, kind of like asparagus (I like...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 05-18-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 602
Posted By Winepig
We use regular Avery labels in our printer for...

We use regular Avery labels in our printer for bottles we give away. We used MS Word for the design.

http://i157.photobucket.com/albums/t65/deltanut1964/new.jpg

Most of what we make just gets...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 05-18-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,114
Posted By Winepig
I'm no expert by any stretch, but my rule of...

I'm no expert by any stretch, but my rule of thumb is ~ yeast begins to die at 120. I shoot for anything between 65 - 100.

I just started another batch of hard lemonade. I heat 1 1/2 pints of...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 05-17-2011, 04:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 807
Posted By Winepig
That's what I wanted to hear. That's the way I...

That's what I wanted to hear. That's the way I do my Dandelion wine and it's never missed. I think I'm going to over-ride the recipe and do it here too.

Thanks everybody for the replies, you...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 35

 
Forum Jump