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Old 04-22-2015, 02:51 PM   #11
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I did mine with lemon. I may try strawberry this time.

 
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Old 04-22-2015, 07:48 PM   #12
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I'll keep ya'll posted on mine, I pitched the yeast yesterday! I'm also thinking you could add raspberry extract for a raspberry tea or orange or lemon! So many teas!
Now you've got me interested. I bet a nice raspberry infused tea would be a great hot summer day drink...might use and f-pack instead of the extract, slightly off dry. Wonder how long it will take to age a tea wine? Never attempted one in my young career.
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was just thinking .... there should be very little settlement , so it should clear fast ,,,, thats a plus ....

 
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Old 04-24-2015, 07:37 AM   #14
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The liquid is a bit cloudy, the yeast seemed to cloud the water as it started to get active but there is very little real solids in the must.

 
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Old 04-26-2015, 01:16 PM   #15
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Hmmm......I may have to do a sweet tea wine as one of my WOTM club wines.

Tea wine....and I'm in Texas....this could make the next BBQ very interesting...
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Old 04-26-2015, 05:10 PM   #16
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I may have to do a sweet tea wine as well. Like craig I think a raspberry f-Pac would be nice.

 
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Old 04-26-2015, 05:11 PM   #17
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It was one of my first wines, I made mine too strong (too much tea) but it was very good and it's gone. I need to make more.
How long did you need to age your sweet tea wine?

 
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Old 04-26-2015, 06:03 PM   #18
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How long did you need to age your sweet tea wine?
It was one of my first wines and I was drinking it too quick.

 
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Old 04-26-2015, 08:06 PM   #19
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Advise guys... This is my tea wine that I started and it doesn't seem to be fermenting very well. 6 gallon sized tea bags steeped an hour, 5 tsps yeast nutrient, 5 tsps acid blend, 2 1/2 tsps pectic enzyme, 1 crushed campden tablet and 27 cups of sugar.... Pitched EC1118 on 4/21 with SG of 1.09 here are my readings so far...
4/23 SG 1.084 74 degrees
4/25. SG 1.082 74 degrees
4/26. SG 1.080 76 degrees
It has a foam cap every time I check it but almost stalled fermentation, any ideas??

 
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It appears to be working, slow maybe but it is working.

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