Coldbreak Brewing HERMS Giveaway!

HomeBrewSupply AMCYL Brew Kettle Giveaway!


Home Brew Forums > Wine, Mead, Cider, Sake & Soda > Wine Making Forum > Give me the rundown on making wine vs brewing beer
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 04-11-2008, 05:11 AM   #1
funkydrummer88
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 29
Default Give me the rundown on making wine vs brewing beer

I understand the concept of making beer, but I'd like to try my cards at wine making. anyone mind giving me a brief little rundown on how to make wine, especially the differences it has over beer.
Thanks


funkydrummer88 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-11-2008, 05:21 AM   #2
dibby33
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
dibby33's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Hobart, Tasmania
Posts: 2,164
Liked 3 Times on 3 Posts

Default

nae fizz mate. nae fizz.

...at least apart from those sparkling ones


__________________

Primary
s : Ginger Beer, Wheat Beer
.
Secondary :
Empty
Bottled
: all drunk
Drinking : A Lot.
Next Up : Wheat Beer with grainy things
dibby33 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-11-2008, 06:39 AM   #3
Bosh
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Seoul
Posts: 438
Liked 53 Times on 32 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default

If you want to do it the simple way, you basically treat juice like wort. It's a lot easier than making beer.
__________________
On deck: Belle Saison all damn summer long
Primary: Vienna/Bravo SMaSH Saison
Bottled: Yugacha Citron Lambic
Bosh is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-11-2008, 11:09 AM   #4
Yooper
Ale's What Cures You!
HBT_ADMIN.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Yooper's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: UP of Michigan
Posts: 65,340
Liked 6010 Times on 4283 Posts
Likes Given: 1545

Default

Wine is basically fermented juice of fruits (or vegetables, or flowers, etc). It's a very easy process, if you're making "country" wine. Wine from grapes usually involves ph testing and some other things, so it can be a bit more involved.

Here's my favorite website for the basics: http://winemaking.jackkeller.net/basics.asp
__________________
Broken Leg Brewery
Giving beer a leg to stand on since 2006

Follow me on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lorena.t.evans
But I'm pretty boring so don't expect much!
https://www.facebook.com/lorena.t.evans
Yooper is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-11-2008, 03:12 PM   #5
etp777
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Chicago
Posts: 174
Liked 3 Times on 3 Posts

Default

Jack's site is definitely great, that's how I got started, and have always been ahppy with his background and his recipes.

Basically, if you can brew beer, you can brew wine. And wine tends to be a bit more forgiving on sanitation (but still make sure you're careful with it anyway)


etp777 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Mixing beer brewing and wine making equipment. EvilGnome6 Wine Making Forum 7 09-13-2009 06:01 PM
Wine Making with a Beer Kit/? dizzymizzy Wine Making Forum 7 08-06-2009 10:51 PM
Making Wine with MR. BEER Kit amoceri7 Wine Making Forum 4 04-27-2008 04:48 AM
wine making vs. beer brewing cola General Beer Discussion 5 02-11-2008 07:27 PM
Brewing Beer / Making Wine kb9vzh General Beer Discussion 4 05-12-2007 03:14 AM


Forum Jump

Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS