Last Activity:05-12-2013 3:33 PM
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Posted in thread: drying hoses? on 05-12-2013 at 11:50 AM
I use a 5 gal pail with tight lid, [under $5 at Lowes] for ALL my storage. I put the K-meta in
a plastic container in the bottom, then all my hoses & AIO bottling attachment on top, with my
corks in a...
Posted in thread: Mojito Skeeter anyone? on 04-06-2013 at 08:07 PM
I have to make this next. My 2 ct. I switch to Grolsch Beer ONLY for the bottles so I can
bottle Skeeter Pee in them. They are perfect for SP, get 2-3 uses out of the orange seal,
replacement seals ar...
Posted in thread: Congratulations Julie! on 04-06-2013 at 11:59 AM
Congrats! Thanks for ALL the help when I was a newbie. OMG hope that doesn't make you older
than me! LOL, Roy
Posted in thread: Wax on 03-24-2013 at 12:33 PM
OK, I really like the wax button idea, BUT, how does it effect the cork/aging process? Does it
slow down the aging in the bottle? Curious, Roy
Posted in thread: Apple pie wine on 03-23-2013 at 09:10 PM
ARH13P, If you have 2-1gal jugs left of Apple Wine add oak to 1 for say 2-3 months & let it age
for 18+ months, you won't be sorry. Roy
Posted in thread: Wax on 03-23-2013 at 11:50 AM
Dan, I like your different colored wax idea, could use a diff color for each of my main wines.
Question " how do you POUR the wax into the 1/4" headspace?" special spoon? Must be a simple
way & not ma...
Posted in thread: Apple pie wine on 03-17-2013 at 12:28 PM
Last week I found a 4L jug of my Apple Wine 2010 [we just moved 600+ mi. & the winery ,it's
upside down]. Made from apples in Oct. it's 2.5 yrs. old, it was very good, very smooth, & good
Posted in thread: Moving in a month on 03-09-2013 at 12:30 PM
I moved 5 full carboy's from No. Ga. To SW Fl this past fall. 660 mi. & NO problems. Carboys in
milk crates, stuffed so they wouldn't shift around. Air locks taped in place. your move should
be a piec...
Posted in thread: Started: First Quad Berry DB on 03-05-2013 at 11:08 AM
Started my first batch of DB yesterday, pitching yeast today. Used 5 lbs. of triple berry & 1
lb. of blackberries, 62 oz. of lemon juice, and only did a 5 gal. batch. No 6 gal. carboy's
Posted in thread: Natural Degassing on 03-05-2013 at 10:50 AM
I used to live in No. Ga. elev. 1540 ft. My basement was 62-68* and my wines did not de-gas
well naturally. Finally I got a vacuum pump & brew belt to warm up the wine prior to
de-gassing, that worked...
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