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Posted in thread: Siphoning Question on 12-01-2009 at 03:29 PM
Do most of you just start the siphon with your mouth? It seems like it would ruin all the work
I put in to sterilizing the equipment...
Posted in thread: Commercial Mead Recommendation? on 11-17-2009 at 03:51 PM
I saw chaucers at the liquor store last weekend and now I'm glad I didn't buy a bottle. Maybe
I'll just make and and see how it tastes!
Posted in thread: Commercial Mead Recommendation? on 11-16-2009 at 10:41 PM
I'm thinking about making a mead as my 2nd wine making attempt. However, I've never had mead
and I don't know if I like it! I'd like to try one before I attempt to make it. Does anyone
have a suggesti...
Posted in thread: Problems with an apple wine. on 10-25-2009 at 06:59 PM
This is my first shot at wine making. I started an apple wine in my primary fermenter 6 days
ago. The temp was a little cool (65) and today it was finally ready to move to the secondary
fermenter. I r...
Posted in thread: mead on 10-13-2009 at 10:59 AM
If you are in the twin cities there is a brewing/wine supple shop called Midwest Brewing in St.
Louis park that sells bulk honey for mead. I've never used it so I don't know the quality but I
Posted in thread: Trying to make apple wine from cider. on 10-10-2009 at 02:32 PM
I found some preservative free cider! I guess I'll just have to drink the other stuff right
away. :-PThanks for the advice, I'm glad I didn't waste some perfectly good cider.
Posted in thread: Trying to make apple wine from cider. on 10-09-2009 at 10:27 PM
I was at an apple orchard today and picked up some apple cider. I am hoping to use it to start
some apple wine tomorrow. The cider was flash pasteurized and has sodium benzonate in it. Is
this going t...
Posted in thread: New winemaker in minneapolis on 10-07-2009 at 10:21 AM
Davew: I live close to midwest so I'm heading over there this week to get the stuff.The 1
gallon kit is $35 and the 6 gallon kit of $72. I could get the 6 gallon kit and then get a
smaller carboy for ...
Posted in thread: New winemaker in minneapolis on 10-06-2009 at 11:08 AM
I just found your forum last night and the information seems very helpful! I'm going to buy a
fruit winemaking kit this week and attempt an apple wine with some cider from a local apple
farm. I have 2...