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Posted in thread: Diamanti milk chocolate strawberry port style on 09-30-2013 at 07:51 AM
Really? That doesn't sound right. Mine smelled like a chocolate orange candy bar. I ordered 2
more that are still in the box. I hope they are the same as what I had before. It's a huge hit
and it's ha...
Posted in thread: 40L bladder press vs. WinEasy press on 06-24-2013 at 06:14 AM
The only downside I see to the wineeasy is not being able to use it in different size vessels
if you have some already.
Posted in thread: What R you doing today? on 06-16-2013 at 09:23 AM
Well it's been quite a while - maybe over a year of bulk aging? I have to check my
notes.Bottled - chardonnay, a white (again, note fell off the carboy but it's in the computer)
and a merlot. Might dr...
Posted in thread: Chianti juice bucket help on 04-12-2013 at 09:38 PM
I haven't opened a bottle in many months. I'll have to give one a try and let you know how it
is now. I would have to dig out my notes to check on any readings I may have taken.I remember
it being nic...
Posted in thread: why transfer from fermenting container to carboy? on 04-01-2013 at 05:33 AM
Not sure with pineapple wine but grape wine and most others the first racking is to get the
wine off the lees. The lees are the heavy yeast stuff on the bottom. If left on there to long
they will give...
Posted in thread: So proud! My first wine on 03-30-2013 at 08:27 PM
Congrats. Both look great... Now that the first one is done it starts taking over :)
Posted in thread: Getting Juice Buckets AND Grapes? on 03-29-2013 at 10:26 PM
I never meant to use table grapes. I was just mentioning crappy store grapes are the same price
as real grapes with real flavors.
Posted in thread: Getting Juice Buckets AND Grapes? on 03-29-2013 at 06:22 AM
Stop & shop gets $2lb for table grapes so if that doesn't seem bad. That's only $1 extra per
bottle to improve the wine. It's about quality right? If you want cheap wine the you get those
4 week kits.
Posted in thread: DIY Stir Plate for Titrations on 03-29-2013 at 06:18 AM
Cool thanks. I have some computers that I was about to get rid of too. And about 20 hard drive
magnets - that's how I wipe drives for clients. More fun than a program....
Posted in thread: Survey: vacuum chamber for wine degassing on 03-29-2013 at 06:11 AM
I use about 20-25" and it only takes at most 10 minutes to degas. How much faster could it
take? I have no idea why anyone would let it run for days. Sometimes I think I am overdoing it
too once those...