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Old 09-20-2008, 05:55 PM   #1
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I have 5 gallons of red and 5 gallons of white that turned out barely drinkable, (and I can drink just about anything). If I had a still, and it was legal, I'd probably try to make something else out of it, but I don't, and it is, so I am left to dump it on the ground. Seems kinda sad. Any ideas???
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Old 09-20-2008, 05:58 PM   #2
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Let the experts decide...hold a block party on Skid Row...
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Old 09-20-2008, 06:03 PM   #3

1. Save it for when relatives or unwanted visitors pop in.
2. Learn to cook with wine (great marinade as well).
3. Dump it.

 
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Old 09-20-2008, 06:19 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by summersolstice View Post
1. Save it for when relatives or unwanted visitors pop in.
2. Learn to cook with wine (great marinade as well).
3. Dump it.
Ding ding ding. That sounds like a winner!! I hate using good beer to marinate!!!
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Old 09-20-2008, 06:32 PM   #5
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...but one rule of the kitchen is you're not supposed to cook with anything you wouldn't drink...

If it tastes bad in the glass it'll taste worse on the meat......trust me...I tried it.

I'm still pushing for the wine tasting party on Skid Row...
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Old 09-20-2008, 06:35 PM   #6
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Well, how old is the wine, if it' right from the carboy, yes, it's not going to be too good, Bottle and age for at least 6 months. If it's already a year old and is bad, just store it away and forget about it for a few years, It'll probably get better.
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Old 09-20-2008, 09:57 PM   #7
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You could try reducing it to see if you can make a decent sauce out of it. Try it with a single bottle first to see if it is worth while. I did this with some red I made a couple of years ago and even thought the wine wasn't a hit the sauce was.

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Old 09-20-2008, 11:21 PM   #8
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Maybe make some into wine vinegar?

 
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Old 09-20-2008, 11:23 PM   #9
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Either give it to some thirsty bums or chug it like a broke college student!
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Old 09-21-2008, 06:20 PM   #10
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If the wine is really as bad as you say... drain cleaner! I made 5 gallons of watermelon wine that turned out horrible, tasted like an old rind even after it was aged for a year, so I politely made my way to the sink and down it went.
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