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Old 02-23-2012, 10:58 PM   #11
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What was the acidity with this 'mix'?does that matter??

 
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Old 02-24-2012, 07:18 PM   #12
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No attention is paid to acidity with this recipe. You don't really need to worry unless you use like lemonade concentrate or something with extreme acidity.
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Old 05-18-2012, 12:37 AM   #13
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Anybody tried this with cranberry? I just put together a 1 gallon test batch today. I used 2 cans cranberry, 2 cups sugar, 1 tsp yeast nutrient, and Lalvin D47.

 
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Old 05-18-2012, 03:52 PM   #14
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I've done 50/50 grape-cranberry but never straight cranberry.
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Old 05-19-2012, 01:42 AM   #15
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Thanks. It was fermenting well when I checked it today.

 
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Old 05-19-2012, 11:38 AM   #16
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awesome. Keep us posted
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Old 06-22-2012, 02:54 PM   #17
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Just tasted my cranberry batch and racked to secondary today. It's good but it's quite tart. I'm thinking it may need to be blended 50/50 with something else but I'm going to give it a while to clear up more first. Definitely encouraging but that 50/50 grape/cranberry is sounding like it might be my next attempt here.

 
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Old 06-22-2012, 09:38 PM   #18
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What is tbls of nutrient? also what temp does this have to sit at? I was looking for an easy wine to get started in wine making, this looks like the one. i like that you give options to make it our own. As a beer brewer and never having done a wine before, I'm going to try this recipe. Does this bubble through an air lock like a beer would? I usually use a blow off tube for beer since they can really bubble off and explode your top even. Thanks!

 
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Old 06-22-2012, 09:58 PM   #19
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A) I'm lazy and just do 1tbl of nutrient and energizer and don't really think about it.

B) No need for a blow off tube. No krausen to consider.
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Old 06-23-2012, 02:20 PM   #20
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Thanks for the answers! Missing one though, What temp does this have to ferment at?

 
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