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Posted in thread: Paranoid? Very slight smell of Sulphur on 01-20-2017 at 10:20 PM
I bet the smell goes away if you quit sniffing around that carboy like a bird dog in heat!
Suspect you are smelling CO2 which to me is kinda of sharpness in my nose. You on the other
hand being new an...
Posted in thread: Wine float... on 01-20-2017 at 10:11 PM
I poured a home brewed Bastard Bock over Blue Bell Chocolate and it was mighty tasty...paired
real good. But I'd eat Blue Bell if you poured motor oil over and called it a Sunday.you ain't
gonna know ...
Posted in thread: Cellar Cooling on 01-20-2017 at 06:35 PM
John we put a pool in last summer...hit hard rock 2' down...went above ground with a deck. I've
ran some numbers...by the way, watching your build had me thinking tile and oak for a
while....I'm back ...
Posted in thread: What R you doing today? on 01-20-2017 at 06:25 PM
ceeaton....sounds way to productive a day! You better be pouring that Chard in the bucket right
now or you will be showing Mom a picture of a bottle in March!!Corolla...the mere mention
brought back a...
Posted in thread: Cellar Cooling on 01-20-2017 at 03:48 PM
Dam, I just keep mine in the basement, in the rear of a laundry/work room. Stays below 70,
usually 68 during the summer and about 65 in winter.I envy you guys with basements. They may
seem common plac...
Posted in thread: What R you doing today? on 01-20-2017 at 03:36 PM
Watching #45 get sworn into Office. TGIF!
Posted in thread: Whip technique for degassing on 01-20-2017 at 03:29 PM
Because some people don't have time and/or patience.While I suspect that are right about the
lack of patience....I degas so the wine will clear better and faster. Yes, give it more time
and it will cl...
Posted in thread: when good wines gone bad on 01-20-2017 at 03:23 PM
We did a WE Nebbiolo using your tweaks...I have no idea how well it ages, but it was pretty
good early on and now it's gone.
Posted in thread: Whip technique for degassing on 01-20-2017 at 08:41 AM
FIRST GET THE WINE TO 75 DEGREESThere I yelled it out...man, I feel better now! Skip this step
and you will be whipping yourself.
Posted in thread: Clearing plum wine on 01-19-2017 at 10:03 PM
I have cleared my plum wines using Sparkaloid....it will get crystal clear...then
bottle....then three months later...you get dust in the bottle! I'm pretty much done with plum,
but GreginND may have ...