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Posted in thread: Where to store wine with no basement? on 05-04-2012 at 12:09 AM
Hey a fellow Okie!!! YAY!.... Yeah a closet in the middle of the home (linen) perhaps? that's
what I use because it stays fairly constant.... No problems (yet).
Posted in thread: Sweetening Question on 05-04-2012 at 12:05 AM
1. sounds fine, but taste often.2. Yep a little at a time.3. under sweeten by a hair. and
record the SG afterwards for future reference... you can always add a pinch into the bottle
when you drink it,...
Posted in thread: Bottled SP Question on 05-03-2012 at 11:59 PM
it should mellow out a little with age... its the berries that give it the bitterness.
Periodically open a bottle and try it...
Posted in thread: Newbies be aware on 05-03-2012 at 11:42 PM
Good point though... There are alot of Newbies that think that stuff is good forever on the
shelf... Best to buy smaller quantities and rotate it out than to face the dreaded "dumping
Posted in thread: Strawberries on 05-03-2012 at 11:38 PM
I still say you'd have at least 5 gal. But for the record... if the ice bag is in the must it
won't sweat... Ice sweats when its in open air.... (Just HAD to correct Deez....)
Posted in thread: Think I'm getting clever.. on 05-03-2012 at 11:14 PM
Since your shooting for 15% it will take it a long time to finish out... I'd let it go and not
add the other for reasons Deez mentioned. Also depending on your yeast it may have stalled,
some yeasts w...
Posted in thread: Strawberries on 05-03-2012 at 11:09 PM
5-6 gallons of strawberry wine anyone? Great one to start on fruit on!
Posted in thread: too sweet on 05-03-2012 at 11:06 PM
I agree.... esp with the SP.... Rasp lemon sweet tea... YUM
Posted in thread: sp questions from newbie on 05-03-2012 at 10:59 PM
With berry, if you want the berry to shine through, do the 48 oz. You'll want to backsweeten
but... you answered your own ? ,...... Taste and Adjust to what you like! :)
Posted in thread: Fruit Wine on 05-03-2012 at 10:56 PM
Just my 2 cents... but use fresh... Canned just won't be the same you'll have a sky high SG and
no flavor... IMO
Making wine is like waiting on a woman to get ready for dinner.... Do you want 'soccer mom' in PJ's and a ponytail, or 'sex kitten'in heels....Don't rush it!
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