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  • Posted in thread: Newbie question about juice on 01-18-2017 at 11:20 AM
    That's why I considered them as a fall back to full juice buckets. They are kits but they are
    at least not concentrate. I've not thought of frozen must but they appear to come in larger
    quantities tha...

  • Posted in thread: Newbie question about juice on 01-17-2017 at 09:31 PM
    We're all still learning. ;) I'm not sure about the all juice, but I know the Meg is
    pasteurized and concentrated, so you have to add water.Not to be too much of a contrarian, but
    the Meglioli's are a...

  • Posted in thread: Sanitizing with K Meta for the first time on 01-17-2017 at 08:29 PM
    I hear you. I'm still on the fence as to whether or not I want to start adding k meta as a
    preservative, so I'm just trying to approximate how much may be in there after using k meta as
    a sanitizer. A...

  • Posted in thread: Apple wine on the cheap on 01-17-2017 at 07:51 PM
    Now that I can test my NaOH, I retested the apple wine. pH 4.01 solution was 4.02, pH 7.01
    solution was 6.99, newly purchased pH 3.0 solution was 3.0. So all is good there. Tested the
    apple wine and g...

  • Posted in thread: Where do you store your equipment? on 01-17-2017 at 07:47 PM
    Just getting into winemaking and for right now, I have a bottling bucket filled with KMeta and
    after I use my equipment I rinse it off and drop it in the bucket. I'd like to find a better
    place to sto...

  • Posted in thread: Newbie question about juice on 01-17-2017 at 08:24 AM
    Thanks I'll check into it.I considered the all juice bucket but read poor reviews of it. I have
    seen overall positive reviews for the masters edition and the meglioli but just haven't found
    much about...

  • Posted in thread: What's in your glass tonight? on 01-16-2017 at 07:56 PM
    Bitter tears. My steam boiler broke, and the replacement coming tomorrow will cost more than my
    last new car.... :(Bummer, but not one of those things you can live without......maybe it'll
    save you so...

  • Posted in thread: The Spaniards on 01-16-2017 at 07:11 PM
    Merlot pressing this evening, big improvement on my time expended, two hours stem to stern.
    Filled three carboys with a few ml to spare. Photo of the six amigos, finishing AF and MLF.

  • Posted in thread: New Wine Room on 01-16-2017 at 07:07 PM
    Wowzers! Great Project!I saw you posted some dimensions in a post but was wondering if I could
    get a few more details.It looks like you utilized the existing studs for reinforcement with the
    backing b...

  • Posted in thread: PH after adding mlf on 01-15-2017 at 06:28 PM
    Thank you. This was my thinking also. Maybe needs a good stir to release some gas. and the use
    of tartaric acid to bring it back. thanksTake a small sample, 5 or 10 ml in a test tube and run
    some warm...

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