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  • Posted in thread: What's for Dinner? on 03-25-2017 at 12:47 PM
    Came to the DR and had a college reunion, this is a big paella prepared by one of my
    friends.34861

  • Posted in thread: Cherry wine on 03-22-2017 at 08:23 AM
    @Scooter68Just curiosity, but why you use malic acid and not just tartaric acid?Personally, I'd
    never introduce malic acid, at least obviously to my grape wine, but since this fruit you may
    know somet...

  • Posted in thread: Post a photo, any photo on 03-20-2017 at 05:40 PM
    Very nice Bill.

  • Posted in thread: Post a photo, any photo on 03-18-2017 at 11:25 AM
    Happy early Anniversary to me!! Mrs JohnD got me this Salmanazar (9L, 12 bottles) of 2014
    Aonair Reserve!! Not quite sure what kind of event I'd crack it open for, where so many wine
    drinkers could ac...

  • Posted in thread: What's in your glass tonight? on 03-18-2017 at 09:55 AM
    @geek Thanks for the details! It will be interesting for you to be able to taste both over time
    and see how they develop, and which you like better. Tasting mine now, I wish I'd bought two
    and made on...

  • Posted in thread: What's in your glass tonight? on 03-18-2017 at 09:39 AM
    Notes from 1st kit:Mar 30, 20161.092Pitched QA23 yeast instead of the EC-1118. Around 6:00pm.
    PH ~3.54Apr 21.030stirred well, nice fermentation. PH=2.95Apr 31.014PH=3.00, must temp 67F.
    Stirred well.A...

  • Posted in thread: What's in your glass tonight? on 03-18-2017 at 09:38 AM
    Notes from the 2nd kit:July 13, 20161.096Pitched QA23 yeast instead of the EC-1118. PH ~3.51,
    added f-pack up-front.Also added oz. of Elderberries flowers for aroma.July 170.994Racked
    to 6gal plas...

  • Posted in thread: What's in your glass tonight? on 03-18-2017 at 09:37 AM
    @ibglowin I agree this blend is a great wine. If you know, what SG and ABV did yours hit with
    the prefermentation addition of the fpack?@geek How did you handle the fpack for yours?I made 2
    of this ki...

  • Posted in thread: Cherry wine on 03-18-2017 at 08:38 AM
    I racked this wine again and it seems like fermentation got stuck and won't go below 1.000
    (never happened to me with any other yeast as I can remember); it's been sitting there for many
    days. I did d...

  • Posted in thread: What's for Dinner? on 03-18-2017 at 08:31 AM
    Man, that stew looks really good.

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