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Old 08-30-2012, 09:58 PM   #1
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How many times should i go threw the freeze thaw stage wen makin blackberry wine



 
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Old 08-30-2012, 11:21 PM   #2
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Just once? I freeze the berries until I have enough for wine, then put them in sanitized mesh bags in the sanitized fermenter and let them thaw.


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Old 08-31-2012, 12:22 PM   #3
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Ive done it now about 3 or 4 times and it seems to be juicing the berries for me

 
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Old 08-31-2012, 01:23 PM   #4
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I do it twice & the berries are just about mush after the 2nd thaw, no maceration needed.
Regards, GF.

 
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