Last Activity:10-07-2012 9:32 AM
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Posted in thread: Blackberry score from the local market. on 07-16-2012 at 10:12 PM
Yeah Julie, what oak do you recommend for blackberry??
Posted in thread: real quick question about freezing blueberries on 07-16-2012 at 05:23 AM
That was one of my other big questions is if I should invest in a steaming pot, or just mash em
up and pour in a bag in the primary fermenter, seems like I would need a few mesh bags
though.when you u...
Posted in thread: real quick question about freezing blueberries on 07-15-2012 at 09:56 PM
Steaming has been good for me. I think I paid about $120 for my juicer. If you can the juice it
will last a long time. It takes up less space then keeping it in your freezer. It will also
alter the fl...
Posted in thread: Wild BlackBerry Port on 07-15-2012 at 09:22 PM
Still bubbling as of this morning. I might make it to 18% after all (or pretty darn close)
Posted in thread: real quick question about freezing blueberries on 07-15-2012 at 09:20 PM
Shockwave,I made blueberry wine and mead. Have only done a few batches. Maybe 24 gallons
between the two. I get mine from an organic grower. It's a personal choice to wash or not. I
did not wash any o...
Posted in thread: Wild BlackBerry Port on 07-12-2012 at 10:43 PM
Also to keep up with the numbers. I started 6 gallons at SG 1.103, the sugar addition of 4#
stepped it up to total SG 1.132, if it ferments dry that's a lovely 18%
Posted in thread: Wild BlackBerry Port on 07-12-2012 at 10:36 PM
Well that didn't go so well. I titrated according to directions. 15ml sample, 3 drops
phenolthaline, drew up 10 ml of 0.2 NaOH. Added 1/2 ml at a time and no discernible color
change. Pitched the samp...
Posted in thread: Wild BlackBerry Port on 07-12-2012 at 09:11 PM
Racked to secondary this morning, it was at 1.012 and still going after adding the 4#'s sugar
on the 9th..... Still need to titrate the acidity......bout to do that in a few minutes....
Posted in thread: Wild BlackBerry Port on 07-11-2012 at 10:48 PM
Yeah Deezil. I did add it two days ago and then air locked it. It's been bubbling away pretty
good. Not as fast as I expected. Will take another reading tomorrow and see if I need to rack
Posted in thread: Wild BlackBerry Port on 07-09-2012 at 11:11 AM
Bob1,Even if it doesn't fully ferment, it will help with my back sweetening.