Last Activity:05-17-2013 3:52 PM
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Posted in thread: Alabama finally legalized homebrewing. on 05-17-2013 at 11:07 PM
So the wine can't be aged more than 90 days? That doesn't sound good.
Posted in thread: Real cork on 05-16-2013 at 06:55 PM
It's hard to break people from corksoaking. But if you want them sanitized without the danger
of wetness, here is a method for what could be called safe corksoaking. Get a big tupperware
Posted in thread: Backsweetening with Concentrate & Leftovers? on 05-16-2013 at 04:33 PM
You could reconstitute the remainder into juice and drink it. I've heard of people doing that
with juice concentrates.
Posted in thread: Compliment? I guess so--- on 05-16-2013 at 04:30 PM
My first batch of muscadine had a ph just under the optimal range for fermentation. I brought
it up to the bottom of the range with calcium carbonate (before pitching yeast) and after
fermentation it ...
Posted in thread: Compliment? I guess so--- on 05-16-2013 at 03:43 AM
Did you look at the label of the Mogen David? It's a fortified wine. Juice, artificial flavors,
added alcohol. More like a mixed drink for bums. This person you're talking about should stick
to Mad Do...
Posted in thread: "Muscadine Aging Gene" and other bedtime stories. on 05-15-2013 at 08:08 AM
I have found that my own muscadine wine has benefited greatly from aging. I've been able to
taste a difference in it after just a few months in the bottle. You're oaking muscadine wine?
Posted in thread: Alabama finally legalized homebrewing. on 05-14-2013 at 07:03 AM
I don't have a problem with 60 gallons, but if you just want to make grape wine from your own
vines, I don't have any varieties that ripen in November through June. Seems like they could
have just sai...
Posted in thread: Curious about how people stabilize bottles when filling on 05-11-2013 at 02:07 PM
I put several bottles in a small cooler. Crowded enough that they can't fall over. If I drip or
spill a little wine, the cooler is easily cleaned.
Posted in thread: Welches SG .998 ??? on 05-11-2013 at 01:41 PM
44 grams? Wow! 28.35 grams in an ounce. This would be a tablet the size of a golf ball or
Posted in thread: Fast-track the Aging Process? on 05-10-2013 at 07:48 AM
The best advice can be found here. I'm ready to try the three women thing.