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Posted in thread: smokey reds on 03-10-2013 at 01:26 PM
I am pretty sure I remember reading on the beer forum about someone who tried liquid smoke. I
think it ruined their beer. You might want to search over at homebrewtalk.com. those guys like
to try all ...
Posted in thread: Should muscadine wine be completely dry? on 03-09-2013 at 03:53 PM
I just sweetened to what I thought tasted good. Seamed a little flavorless dry but the sugar
brought out some good flavors. I didn't use much. Maybe 1 cup in 2 gallons. I didn't take an sg
Posted in thread: SO2 Testing on 03-08-2013 at 09:19 PM
Huh....I was under the impression you needed to spend several hundred dollars to test so2
levels. I wrote off testing so2 as too expensive but this might change that. Any reviews on
accuracy are appre...
Posted in thread: Mistaken Assumption About Water Used? on 03-08-2013 at 07:34 PM
I have a theory that water can make a HUGE difference in KIT wine making. Ive been thinking
about this for a while.The first being the change of ph that it can make happen. Down here in
texas the loca...
Posted in thread: Looking for a good semi-sweet Riseling kit on 03-08-2013 at 06:20 PM
I know someone had an auslees kit. I think it may have been an ultra premium one so I passed on
it. The traminer reisling is about 12.5%.
Posted in thread: Looking for a good semi-sweet Riseling kit on 03-08-2013 at 02:02 AM
I made the Australian traminer Riesling for my wife. Its about 8 months old off the top of my
head. We had a bottle the other night. While it is good, it is different the Shmit sohne
Riesling (blue bo...
Posted in thread: LE 2012 Argentine Malbec Bonarda on 03-08-2013 at 01:46 AM
Just added the finings and stuff to this kit. One of the steps mention oak cubes which got me
thinking. My kit only came with one package of oak chips/dust. Is that correct. It kind of
seems a little ...
Posted in thread: LE 2012 Argentine Malbec Bonarda on 02-13-2013 at 11:11 PM
I finally got around to picking up this kit today. Hopefully start it within the week. It
sounds good but I'm curious to see how it holds up against my en premier and winery series kits
in body and fl...
Posted in thread: Started: Cellar Classic Winery Series Cali Cab Sav on 02-02-2013 at 03:23 PM
I just added the classifiers to this kit. Tasted good considering its only a few weeks old. I'm
debating on adding more oak. It only came with one package for the primary. Seems a little
Posted in thread: Swedish fish on 01-21-2013 at 12:44 AM
I love Swedish fish......those 3 lbs bags don't last long around here. Yummmm.
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