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Posted in thread: Where do you store your equipment? on 01-17-2017 at 07:28 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: How long to ferment dry? on 01-17-2017 at 06:58 PM
I am making my first batch of Skeeter Pee and racked to my secondary on Sunday with my SG at
1.002. There is a fair amount of foam and I'm still getting burping in my airlock about one
bubble a second...
Posted in thread: Bulk aging vs. Bottle aging on 01-15-2017 at 04:07 PM
Every several months you should rack the wine off any lees present.There is some questions
about bulk vs bottle aging. IMHO bulk is better, the wine is less susceptible to temperature
swings and heat ...
Posted in thread: Racking Skeeter Pee on 01-15-2017 at 04:02 PM
So I'm currently making my first batch of Skeeter Pee and I checked my SG today and I'm around
1.022. I'd like to rack to my secondary when I'm near 1.010, but I still have a large foam cap
on my prim...
Posted in thread: Bulk aging vs. Bottle aging on 01-15-2017 at 02:35 PM
Can someone tell me which is the preferred method of aging?I am brewing some Apfelwein and I
read to let it age for at least a couple months. Can I just let me primary sit for these months
and then bo...
Posted in thread: Storing Carbonated Wine on 01-13-2017 at 05:20 PM
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: How to carbonate Apfelwein? on 01-13-2017 at 12:58 PM
If you want consistent carbonation between bottles then that sugar has to be mixed thoroughly.
I don't know if you have a bottling bucket or not. What I did was mix the sugar with a little
of the Apfe...
Posted in thread: How to carbonate Apfelwein? on 01-13-2017 at 12:55 PM
The problem of carbonating through fermentation is that, you will always have sediment in the
bottle and special care will be needed to pour it. You also have the worry of bottles exploding
Posted in thread: How to carbonate Apfelwein? on 01-13-2017 at 12:40 PM
one method is to ferment apple juice , do not add k-meta or sorbate and let wine clear. add 3/4
cup sugar per 5 gallons and add to beer bottles. wait one month and try one bottle should be
Posted in thread: How to carbonate Apfelwein? on 01-13-2017 at 12:21 PM
Drops or priming sugar are the typical method. You can also use honey. Starting out, I'd be
tempted to go with drops until you are comfortable with exactly how much sugar should be added.
About two we...