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Posted in thread: Ask and you shall receive ... on 07-31-2013 at 07:11 AM
Will somebody PLEASE delete my account and all evidence that I was ever here?
Posted in thread: Just do Kits? on 07-29-2013 at 06:37 PM
To be clear, I'm not suggesting that a mostly concentrate kit or bucket are going to be equal.
However, used judiciously, concentrate has a perfectly acceptable place in winemaking kits and
Posted in thread: Do you dream of wine at work? on 07-29-2013 at 12:06 PM
There wasn't a poll answer that fit ...I work about 20' from my winemaking and storage area. I
don't dream, I act!!
Posted in thread: Just do Kits? on 07-29-2013 at 12:04 PM
That was my point ... concentrate isn't necessarily a bad thing. Depends on how much, etc.There
are two high-end kits sitting across the room. They both make great wine and get rave reviews.
Posted in thread: Just do Kits? on 07-29-2013 at 11:10 AM
Thinking aloud .... the buckets that are partly reconstituted concentrates are prolly done that
way as a means to balance the buckets and achieve a reasonably consistent product for brix,
acidity and ...
Posted in thread: Just do Kits? on 07-28-2013 at 09:48 AM
Great point Barry and exactly where I've been for a while. Other interests are taking priority
and I'm not sad about it. :)
Posted in thread: Just do Kits? on 07-22-2013 at 05:38 PM
Nothing wrong with kits at all. All of my grape wines are kits. I have an orchard and a desire
to experiment, but really good true wines can be made from kits - and a lot easier than fresh
unless you ...
Posted in thread: Target pH and TA for Peach Wine? on 07-15-2013 at 08:29 AM
Specific numbers will depend on how sweet/dry you're finishing this wine as well.In general,
.65 sounds 'in range', but 3.2 sounds a bit low. But if the wine is fairly sweet, taste should
be the guide...
Posted in thread: Mexican Carboys on 07-14-2013 at 07:00 PM
Dan, you're a shameless carboy scalper -- LOL!!
Posted in thread: Good articles from Purdue on 07-14-2013 at 06:58 PM
Welcome Pam! That's just a small spec compared to the wealth of good, solid information and
experience to be found here.