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  • Hungarian Amateur Winemaker for over 25 years.
  • Winemaking. That about covers it.
  • Whatever my wife tells me.
  • Exit 42
  • New Jersey


  • Posted in thread: What's for Dinner? on 01-20-2017 at 06:40 AM
    Tonight it's Swedish meatballs and lingon berry jam Did you make them from scratch (or did you
    go furniture shopping - lol)? If from scratch, is it possible to post the recipe?

  • Posted in thread: Welch's concord with the super-sugar method on 01-18-2017 at 07:24 AM
    Hey, Now that you have the wine, perhaps you could make cheese out of this...,0,0,425,532

  • Posted in thread: Good bye Gene. We thank you on 01-17-2017 at 07:40 AM
    We lost another American hero yesterday. Gene Cernan lived to the ripe old age of 82 He was a
    crew member of Gemini 9 in which he had a challenging space walk, He was the lunar module pilot
    on Apollo ...

  • Posted in thread: What are your 2017 goals? on 01-17-2017 at 07:13 AM
    Lot's of lab work and planning (way beyond the scope of a humble homebrewer). And it doesn't
    taste exactly the same, but it's darn close (closer than I'll ever get two batches). Most have
    a staff of t...

  • Posted in thread: Storing Carbonated Wine on 01-16-2017 at 09:08 AM
    I'm making a batch of Apfelwein and I'd like to carb them and then bottle them in beer bottles.
    I know it takes about 2 weeks for the carbonation to take place, but is there a limit on how
    long I can ...

  • Posted in thread: What's Your Winemaking Story? on 01-16-2017 at 08:59 AM
    A couple of years ago, we had a series called "in the Vintners Chair". I liked that series and
    vote that it should make a triumphant return.. Most have probably already read this. Most
    probably could ...

  • Posted in thread: Is wine only made from grapes? on 01-16-2017 at 08:48 AM
    So, my Jolly Rancher Watermelon Candy wine would be totally out of the question?:h Why do you
    hate me? Honestly, what did I ever do to you?? :)

  • Posted in thread: How to carbonate Apfelwein? on 01-16-2017 at 08:44 AM
    I'm planning on giving away some of the bottles so that was my reasoning behind carbing the
    bottles themselves vs a keg. If there was a way to force carb the bottles then I would be
    interested in that...

  • Posted in thread: What are your 2017 goals? on 01-16-2017 at 08:40 AM
    Good luck getting your strike temperature (water temperature if you do an infusion mash) the
    same every time. Small changes in sparge water (pH, hardness, temperature) can affect the
    extract you get f...

  • Posted in thread: been making wine for about 5 years but on 01-16-2017 at 08:34 AM
    Good choice. I would not start the kit. 6 days is not enough time for the gross lees to settle
    out and 1 month is too long to have wine sit on gross lees.

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