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Posted in thread: DangerDave's Dragon Blood Wine on 01-19-2017 at 05:28 PM
Just to be clear - I'm talking about sugar for back-sweetening. I think it called for up to ~6c
in the original recipe. Other people may use less/more depending on their taste.The sugar used
in the fe...
Posted in thread: DangerDave's Dragon Blood Wine on 01-19-2017 at 04:13 PM
Somewhere between 5 and six gallons yes... I don't particularly like sweet wines though and you
can always add more sugar... But let it sit for a while to meld before bottling because it does
bloom a ...
Posted in thread: DangerDave's Dragon Blood Wine on 01-19-2017 at 10:05 AM
When I did my tests on the back sweetening amounts I had already let it sit for a couple months
- cleared/filtered... I then added the sorbate and started with 1/4c sugar into the carboy and
let it si...
Posted in thread: DangerDave's Dragon Blood Wine on 01-18-2017 at 04:52 PM
@StevelazYes Vodka or Gin - I find it needs to be about 50/50 to get good solid flavor with a
good kick but am always experimenting too :)I actually need to refine and solidify the recipe
so I'll work...
Posted in thread: Foamy Wine? on 01-18-2017 at 02:25 PM
Mine foams the same! I use headspace eliminators for bulk aging though and a good indication
that there may still be excess CO2 in the wine is when they bulb inflates after a day or
two.... Normally t...
Posted in thread: DangerDave's Dragon Blood Wine on 01-18-2017 at 01:05 PM
I like the DB - My girl? Not so much....That just means I also get to finish the bottle once I
open it :)I also use it in Dragon-Tini's which are always a household favorite...I'm going to
need to sta...
Posted in thread: CigarZin on 01-18-2017 at 09:41 AM
High concentrations of tobacco extract can be very poisonous - deadly.... That being said, I
have a small jar of homemade bitters that I use in certain cocktails - "Truckstop Bitters" -
Posted in thread: What's in your glass tonight? on 01-17-2017 at 08:58 PM
This one is very good!
Posted in thread: What to do what to do?? on 01-14-2017 at 08:43 PM
Thanks John! It has been cold down there lately. 45-50*F and the cap is very spongy. I did stir
it up and the cap reforms quickly.I recently added DAP Fermaid K and Goferm protect in the
Posted in thread: What to do what to do?? on 01-14-2017 at 08:28 AM
It's gelatinized lees, pulp, and material? I googled something like "cider floating sponge" and
it appears to be byproduct of a process called keeving. Lots of pictures and this looks exactly