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Posted in thread: DangerDave's Dragon Blood Wine on 01-18-2017 at 08:29 AM
You'll be fine! Just bring the juice up to temp and add the yeast.+1, it might slow
fermentation, but I hear that smooths the flavor, even make the flavor better. as it warms to
room temp 70-75f it wi...
Posted in thread: First time, what kind of wine? on 01-07-2017 at 09:29 AM
All very good advice, listen to all the posters. then decide what works best for you.. I have
ran into the "last bottle" issue. 1 Gallons do have their place in learning, testing and
Posted in thread: Hello from Wisconsin on 01-05-2017 at 03:34 PM
Welcome to the Forum. I grew up in Brodhead..
Posted in thread: Werther's Cyser on 01-03-2017 at 05:13 PM
Caramel chai sounds pretty tasty. I can't recommend using werthers yet since I'm not sure how
it's going to turn out. I've seen chai tea bags with caramel flavoring in the tea, I wonder how
Posted in thread: Werther's Cyser on 01-03-2017 at 08:10 AM
I did a gallon batch with the caramel sundae topping. And Chia tea. it was ok. I think next
time will do the chia tea, dry and sweeten back with werthers or something.
Posted in thread: make a gallon more with primary on 12-20-2016 at 07:39 AM
Yep, sounds like you are about a gallon or more of liquid short due to primary space. you will
nee to get a bigger primary. as far as this batch I'd use my taste buds to check for current
strength of ...
Posted in thread: FS:Full kit, Fruit press, All-in-one pump, Wine making book, etc. on 12-15-2016 at 07:32 AM
Man do I wish you were closer. I'd have to get it for free, then would still spend to much
Posted in thread: Just started 30lbs blueberry wine. Calculation question to start... on 12-13-2016 at 03:17 AM
With 30 lbs of berries, I water it up to about 10 Gals. The thing it your Original SG should be
in the 1.085 - 1.095 range. If you are at 1.087 you are in range, but adding more water would
Posted in thread: DangerDave's Dragon Blood Wine on 11-21-2016 at 10:44 PM
Why does my DDB not clear like everyone else. I follow instructions and no it's 3 weeks in and
it's 5 days in the secondary at sg 0.099 and it is cloudy as anything. It is made from 100%
Posted in thread: First Mead, slow ferment? on 11-16-2016 at 02:52 PM
I've done 3 meads and all needed a blow off jar, instead of a standard airlock.