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  • Posted in thread: The Cherry Experiment on 10-23-2017 at 09:20 PM
    I, too, was going down the lines of "Just say it is cherry" in the event that it, wellll,
    tastes like cherry. I think that is preferable to monkeying around with it too much.

  • Posted in thread: Rotten Egg Smell - fresh grapes on 10-23-2017 at 09:16 PM
    For God's sake, add nutrients! That is more than likely the problem.I am no expert, but I
    wouldn't try to kill the native yeast at this point. However, I would add a starter of EC-1118,
    and see if it ...

  • Posted in thread: About to dump my Pinot noir on 10-23-2017 at 09:09 PM
    When all else fails, someone has to ask what are you using to measure that 1.04??Yeah, I
    wondered that, so I asked and got it answered that it was indeed a hydrometer:

  • Posted in thread: Hey from Michiana on 10-23-2017 at 09:03 PM
    Welcome, sdibley! You are certainly off and running!

  • Posted in thread: Birthday weekend on 10-23-2017 at 08:57 PM
    Amen, Mike.

  • Posted in thread: What's for Dinner? on 10-23-2017 at 08:00 PM
    We had a lovely dinner tonight. I sauteed up some red bok choy or totsoi (not sure which) with
    shallots, sherry, and herbes de Provence. Normally, I would go with an Asian taste profile with
    those gre...

  • Posted in thread: What's in your glass tonight? on 10-23-2017 at 07:57 AM
    Ive enjoyed many Malbecs from Argentina and Chile. I know it's waaaay early to start talking
    spring, but I was planning on laying low with just 1 varietal. And I'm thinking a filled carboy
    from Chilea...

  • Posted in thread: The Fox and the Grapes fable update on 10-22-2017 at 07:37 PM
    Much better lesson learned. OMG, that was hilarious. I was totally not expecting it to be
    directed at me. I read the first panel thinking, "Hah! I will have to tell AJ that this is
    where my username c...

  • Posted in thread: What's for Dinner? on 10-22-2017 at 07:28 PM
    Tonight's offering was grass-fed beef short ribs (on sale at a good price). I seared them then
    started cooking 'em in the sous vide machine ~2 days ago. Perfect for a rainy Sunday. Served up
    with a sa...

  • Posted in thread: What's for Dinner? on 10-22-2017 at 07:19 PM
    What the Hell. Your only 59 once right?Actually, I am planning to be 59 many times! :)

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