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    F-pack

    Wanted to find a recipe for a flavor pack. Can One freeze them until ready to use? Thanks
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    dragon fruit wine

    I'm trying to order up some kits for next spring and summer. I really like the island mist kits.. And bumping up the kit by adding concentrates and about a pound of sugar. I'm curious if anyone has tried the Dragonfruit Shiraz kit (winexpert). I just purchased the kit. I tried the search on the...
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    Freezing Yeast

    Thanks!
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    Freezing Yeast

    I purchased not long ago a packet of yeast and Yeast Energized. I didn't need it at the time...I was wondering of freezing the yeast and energized would harm them?
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    Question

    I added Label Peelers white grape concentrate (1) to the mix.
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    Question

    Yes I used EC 1118 yeast. This was my "experiment" to bump up the alcohol with added concentrate wine juice. I first went by chart of Jack Keller...but ended up being a little chicken so I put 9 pounds of sugar instead of the recommended 12. Turns out even being "Chicken" I over shot the 12 per...
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    Question

    There is a sediment on the bottom. Not thick. I'll wait.
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    Question

    I started my Coconut Yuzu Sept. 11th adding additional sugar which the S G. Read 1.115 Its now on the second rack and it's taken awhile to "calm" down on the activity. Been taking readings after the 10 day stay in second rack every two days to check S G. The reading at this point on the S.G...
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    Where To Purchase Grapes

    Thank you I've emailed them
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    Where To Purchase Grapes

    EastTexas (Mineola).
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    Where To Purchase Grapes

    I've been enjoying the process of wine making with kits. These kits have introduced me to equipment and the hydrometer. Next harvest season I would like to experiment in purchasing grapes to crush. Where do you recommend. Do I have to obtain a contract? Thanks
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    Figuring How Much Sugar

    Guess I over shot my goal of 13%. I didn't put as much sugar in the mix . I'm a slow learner..should have added the syrup one cup at a time. Hmmm. Thanks so much.
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    Figuring How Much Sugar

    Put my sugar in solution ...took reading 1.115 S.G. Read the ABV of possible 15%. Will that mellow or actually be 15% alcohol?
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    Hurricane Irma

    I hope everyone stays safe. Praying for them. I have. 92 year old friend in Gainesville...I haven't heard from that area.
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    Figuring How Much Sugar

    Thank you!
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