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Old 02-23-2017, 10:25 AM   #11
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Peach Chard? recipe? I'm trying to get the right peach wine for my wife who is a very occasional drinker, and loves peach.
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Old 02-23-2017, 11:09 AM   #12
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Peach Chard? recipe? I'm trying to get the right peach wine for my wife who is a very occasional drinker, and loves peach.
It's was a cheap kit. We're no fan of sweet wines so I added half the F-pack into primary and fermented it and used the second half to back-sweeten and it still turned out a little too sweet for our tastes. We mix it with juice when we drink it but some of my wife's friends love it as-is.

I would make it again but not back-sweeten so much (maybe 3/4 F-pack in primary?).

 
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Old 02-26-2017, 08:28 PM   #13
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I just started a 1 gallon batch. I'll pitch yeast tomorrow.

 
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Old 02-28-2017, 11:42 AM   #14
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It's pretty much finished at this point fermenting and I'll take a SG reading and likely rack it tonight. The raspberry scent has really died off and it's much more mellow and 'together'.

I think that some Lemon Wine (SP) would actually be a good topper for this beverage if I need to add some acid back into it. Otherwise I think any red wine'll work (Zin).

 
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Old 08-05-2017, 01:59 PM   #15
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I start one the 1st part of July I am calling "Brethren of the Red" for our Texas Renaissance Festival clan of the same name. I am using a much heavier fruit mix than Danger Dave's and more strawberries but basically following his recipe and utilizing TOSNA 2.0 and aeration at least once a day.

Ingredients
20 lbs Wildflower Honey (local)
6 lbs Triple Berry Blend (blueberry/rasberry/blackberry)
6 lbs Strawberry
32 oz 100% Real Lemon Juice
1 tsp Tannin
4 tsp Pectic Enzyme
15 grams EC-1118
15 grams Go-Ferm (1 tbl)
25 grams Fermaid O 5 tsp
1/4 tsp Potassium Metabisulfite
3 tsp Potassium Sorbate
1 tbl Sparkolloid

07/03/17 Starting SG 1.120
07/24/17 SG 1.000
Racked, degassed, added Sparkoloid, K-meta & K-sorbate
08/04/17 Racked again & back sweetened with 3 cups honey (about 1 1/2 lbs)

So far it is coming along nicely.

 
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