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Posted in thread: Newbie winos in Rochester, NY! on 04-16-2013 at 03:49 PM
Welcome! Finally someone from my neck of the woods. It was getting lonely here.
Posted in thread: Acid Reduction on 04-15-2013 at 03:56 PM
it is based on the initial TA.
Posted in thread: Alc.level question on 04-13-2013 at 02:25 AM
Depends on if you used wine or water to make your your back sweetening syrup. Just saying.
Posted in thread: Color of Bottles? on 04-13-2013 at 02:16 AM
I have an assortment of amber/brown, cobalt blue, light & dark green, and clear. My red grape
wines almost always get darker bottles and are returned to boxes for cellaring, though I will
Posted in thread: Acid Reduction on 04-13-2013 at 01:52 AM
I agree with Julie. It is best to reduce upfront, but it depends on how high your acid is. If
you try to reduce it more than 3% with calcium carbonate, it will result in a chalky taste I
have been tol...
Posted in thread: Acid Reduction on 04-12-2013 at 03:52 PM
Calcium carbonate prior to fermentation, Potasium Bicarbonate when fermentation is complete. I
don't recall the amount but it should be on the label.
Posted in thread: Fishing? on 04-05-2013 at 06:51 PM
Since I started making wine, I haven't used my boat much.
Posted in thread: What can I use... on 04-05-2013 at 12:22 AM
Sanitize setting on your dishwasher, oven, vodka?
Posted in thread: Screw cap bottles on 04-02-2013 at 03:36 PM
You can use them with NEW screw tops. Not corks
Posted in thread: Mojito Skeeter anyone? on 04-02-2013 at 12:21 AM
I have mint and rum extract for my batch. I used real mint leaves too. I'm just waiting to
clear and then I'm going to experiment with "the right flavor" I like the rum idea, might have
to do one more...