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Posted in thread: Pressing Fruit on 02-03-2010 at 05:04 PM
Hey, I have a 5 Gal batch of peach wine going now. I had just got my press so I used it on this
batch. The peaches were not too overly ripe so I did not get alot of juice. But so far, so
Posted in thread: Peach wine - what do I do now? on 01-29-2010 at 06:31 PM
I have noticed that if you don't mix the pot sorbate so that it is completly dissolved it will
cause a haze when you add it back to the batch. And it can be a pain to get dissolved. I
usually take a s...
Posted in thread: Storage on 09-19-2009 at 04:24 PM
Thanks fellas, I will be storing them that way until I drink some room in my wine cooler :d
Posted in thread: What the heck is that?!? on 09-19-2009 at 04:22 PM
I had that happen with my muscadine last year. What I gathered was that is tartric acid or
"wine crystals" as previously mentioned. The way I understand it is, those crystals actually
form from an exc...
Posted in thread: Storage on 09-18-2009 at 05:14 PM
Any fairly cool spot with fairly stable temps will work. One suggestion I might add is to spend
the extra bucks and buy fully synthetic corks. You can then store the wine upright in the case
Posted in thread: watermelon wine or mead help on 09-05-2009 at 12:39 PM
I have never made any watermelon wine before but plan on taking it on. I have heard that it is
one of the hardest wines to make becouse watermelon juice spoils so quickly. I do know 2 things
Posted in thread: First time suggestions and recipe? on 08-27-2009 at 02:35 AM
EC Kraus has a list of recipes on their website. I have made some really good wine using those
Posted in thread: Peach Wine on 08-12-2009 at 04:07 AM
26# Free Stone Peaches pitted and sliced3tsp pectic enzyme4tsp acid blend10# sugar or bring to
1.0955 gallons waterCote des Blancs yeastFerment dry.add k-meta and sorbate.make a f-pac with
10# of peac...
Posted in thread: Back sweeten and f-pac on 08-12-2009 at 12:47 AM
I usually sweeten after about 3.5-4 months then after a week or two I bottle. I usually started
drinking my wine as soon as I bottle it. My wine is usually very good at 4 months but it only
Posted in thread: Blackberry quit working too early on 08-06-2009 at 06:09 PM
If it was warm in your carport then that can really speed up your fermentation and actually
finish quite quickly. Did you check your SG?