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    Fruit wine 23%??

    I recently brewed a batch of Strawberry Wine. I was hoping to end up with a nice dessert wine flavor. OG 1.08 I knew it hadn't turn out as I had hoped when my FG reading was 0.90. Somehow it became very dry and had a very strong alcohol flavor to it. I had let it ferment for 4 months (I've...
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    Changing primary fermenting buckets in first 48 hours?

    Hi all I'm in a little bit of a pickle. Yesterday was brew day and the first time I did 5 gallons (as opposed to 2.5). I thought my fermentation bucket was 5.5 gallons but its actually literally exactly 5.05, so when I poured the wort and pitched the yeast, the level was almost flush with the...
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