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Posted in thread: My first attempt at MEAD on 10-12-2010 at 11:42 AM
I'm getting ready to try this recipe as my 1st mead. One question, I don't see any mention of
sulfite or sorbate prior to bottling. Is that not needed? Or did he just leave that out of the
Posted in thread: Joe Mattioli's Ancient Orange Mead on 10-02-2010 at 09:31 PM
I'm looking to try this, as soon as can get my hands on a smaller jug to make it in. I don't
see any mention of sulfite's after it's done. Most things I've read say to sulfite and sorbate.
Is there no...
Posted in thread: To much sulfite on 08-10-2010 at 12:55 PM
It's a 6 gallon batch. I was planing on racking it a couple time's anyway. It'd be easy enough
to add a couple extra racks in there and splash it around some. I assume it'll be ok to leave
it as is un...
Posted in thread: To much sulfite on 08-10-2010 at 09:19 AM
I stabilized my batch of wine last nite, adding the sulfite and sorbate. And degassed it. But,
I added 1/4 tsp of sufite per gallon should have been 1/8.I plan on letting it clear then
Posted in thread: How bad did I mess up? on 08-02-2010 at 09:15 AM
Sounds good, thanks for the input
Posted in thread: How bad did I mess up? on 08-01-2010 at 04:21 PM
I decided to try to make a batch of wine from welch's frozen concentrate. The directions called
for 1 tsp per gallon of yeast nutrient. I added yeast energizer. When I realized I grabbed the
Posted in thread: 4 week kit? on 07-13-2010 at 11:44 AM
An additional racking can help clarify, but only leaving it sit one week after may be
counterproductive.If you are only altering your schedule by one week or even two, you would not
need to add any ad...
Posted in thread: 4 week kit? on 07-13-2010 at 08:19 AM
This is my first ever batch of wine, It's a orchard breezin blackbarry merlot 4 week kit. By
the directions it says to bottle in one more week.I was thinking of racking it to a second
carboy and filte...
Posted in thread: Temp ? on 06-24-2010 at 06:02 PM
if you have a window unit running keep your primary close to it, I had a friend that done this
and it worked great to keep his temps down.That's what I've done now. We'll see how it goes.
Posted in thread: Temp ? on 06-24-2010 at 04:42 PM
Checked the temp when I got home it was too low. Cant keep that frige warm enough. It was all
the way down to 60 degree's hopefully that wont cause to much trouble.Now I'm waiting for the
temp to come...