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Posted in thread: Guava on 10-22-2013 at 12:19 AM
Ours cleared on it's own, but we did let it sit for almost a year.
Posted in thread: HELP!- Watermelon Wine on 10-09-2013 at 12:17 AM
I made this as one of my first batches because I had a good batch of watermelons that year. It
has to be chilled or it will spoil, in my experience. Don't even try to taste it. Smell it
first! Just a ...
Posted in thread: KV-1116 VS KV-1116 Dragons Blood on 09-18-2013 at 12:50 AM
I gather that you tend to favour cooler fermentations?In the end I dont care if it ends up
tasting like garbage. All part of the test.Yes I do. I've done this test before ::. Looking at
moving to tem...
Posted in thread: New winery in KS. Looking for better price structure understanding on 09-18-2013 at 12:33 AM
I need a good friend in marketing I think to figure out how to survey some Kansans in their
wine preferences. No sense chasing a high end wine just to hear "it needs more sugar".....
WHAT!!! No one in...
Posted in thread: Do you really filter bid reds? on 09-11-2013 at 12:39 AM
I just checked the cartridge and there's nothing about efficiency, just says 1 micron
(nominal).It is a Pentek PD-1-934, specs: 1 micron rating Model number PD-1-934 Temp. Range: 40
- 175 F Dimensions...
Posted in thread: Do you really filter bid reds? on 09-10-2013 at 10:24 AM
I think the Pantek filter I bought is 1 micron.1 micron is a good overall size (not fine, but
fine enough to remove most all solids). I don't notice a taste difference at 1 micron. It is
under 1 that ...
Posted in thread: Do you really filter bid reds? on 09-10-2013 at 10:15 AM
So if you are going to talk about filtering, make sure you are stating the filters efficiency
and micron size. Case and point, a plate filter that many wineries use, have multiple plates
that are rate...
Posted in thread: Do you really filter bid reds? on 09-10-2013 at 10:04 AM
I have used a variety of filter sizes of cartridge filters (>95% efficiency) and one absolute
(.45). I will tell you, the efficiency makes a big difference. At .45 nominal, I can taste the
Posted in thread: KV-1116 VS KV-1116 Dragons Blood on 09-06-2013 at 01:04 AM
Hot one is doing its thing.. The cold one was raised to 55 degrees last night.. This morning it
is showing more evidence of fermentation. Gravity still has not moved muchI am thinking you are
Posted in thread: Good for Midwest - mystery solved! on 09-06-2013 at 12:50 AM
It might be possible that the person whom replied to you Kraffty didn't know there was a
problem.No matter how good your system is, there is someone who can crack it. Just the reality
of things today....